Bulldogs pummel Charles Henderson, 58-28
Andalusia used a strong offensive attack with eight touchdowns and ran all over Charles Henderson at home, 58-28, Friday night.
The Trojans wasted no time and scored on the second play of the game. Parker Adams threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Cody Youngblood. The PAT was blocked and kept the score 6-0.
The Bulldogs answered right back as Mike Hourel scored a 4-yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion was good for an 8-6 lead. J’Marion Burnette pushed the lead to 15-8 with a 6-yard touchdown run.
AHS (3-2, 2-1 5A Region 2) led 15-9 after one quarter when CHHS (0-4, 0-2) made a 33-yard field goal.
Ayden Amis threw a 24-yard touchdown strike to Lucas Jordan, and Cole Morgan added the PAT to extend the score to 22-9. Burnette hauled in a 2-yard score from Amis, who also added the two-point try. Andalusia led Charles Henderson at halftime, 30-9.
Burnette began the second half with an 8-yard run into the end zone. Morgan added the PAT to push the score to 37-9 with 9:06 left in the third.
The Trojans cut the deficit down to 37-17 with a 1-yard run by Antonio Frazier as action moved to the fourth.
The Bulldogs picked up a 2-yard run from Omare Latimer to start the final quarter. Kolya Barton added the PAT to make the score 44-17. Zade Newton then ran in for a 3-yard score and extended the AHS lead to 51-17.
Nikolas Peerson made his second field goal to bring CHHS within 51-20. Newton found the end zone again on an 18-yard scamper for a 58-20 lead.
Andalusia finished with 497 yards of offense (260 passing, 237 rushing) while Charles Henderson had 385 (380 passing, 5 rushing). Amis finished 10-of-13 passing for 207 yards to lead the air attack. Burnette rushed for 103 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns as Newton carried 9 times for 69 yards and two scores.
Joseph Turner led the defensive effort with 7.5 tackles and Jordan Hart added 7.
“Offensively, I really like where we’re going and they did a good job tonight. It’s good to see us throwing and catching the ball. It’s good to see us getting good protection, but we can’t stay one-dimensional,” said AHS Head Coach Trent Taylor.
The Bulldogs return to action next Friday against Bibb County (4-1) and celebrate Homecoming.