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Warren County rolls to 4-1 with win over Georgia Military

For the third week in a row and the fourth time this season, the Warren County High Screaming Devils proved victorious on the gridiron last Friday night.

Their latest win came in a 55-14 rout of the Georgia Military Bulldogs and gave the Screaming Devils of Head Coach Lee Hutto their second back-to-back Region 7-A victory.

Through their ground and air attack, Warren County churned out 563 yards of total offense - their best production thus far this season.

The Screaming Devils are now 4-1 overall and 2-0 in region competition.

Once again, Warren County had another player who came up big for them, offensively. This time it was sophomore Tay Erwin, who scored three times against the Bulldogs. Erwin's touchdown runs came on distances of 30, 58 and 57 yards.

Erwin carried the ball seven times for 153 yards - a prep career-best for him. Erwin also played a little backup quarterback, completing 2-of-2 passes for 14 yards.

A host of other Warren County players also demonstrated fine abilities running the football. They included: Reginald Johnson, nine carries for 87 yards; Devarrus Reynolds, sevens carries for 67 yards; Coby Reynolds, two carries for 64 yards; Tommy Seals, three carries for 30 yards; Steve Burley, two carries for 27 yards; and Dominique Menchaca, two carries for 12 yards.

As a team, the Screaming Devils rushed a total of 33 times for 438 yards. Between Seals, the senior quarterback and Erwin, Warren County was perfect in their air attack, completing 8-of-8 passes for 155 yards. Seals completed 6-of-6 passes for 141 yards - his single best production through the air this season.

Seals' favorite receiver, Travis Burley, caught four passes for a total of 78 yards, including a 3 yard touchdown pass from Seals in the third quarter.

Three other Warren County receivers also were on the receiving end of passes from Seals and Erwin. They included: Antonio Benton, 2-for-53 yards; Coby Reynolds, 1-for-16 yards; and Menchaca, 1-for-8 yards.

The Screaming Devils had no troubles moving the football or scoring.

In the first quarter alone, they struck for 23 points.

Devarrus Reynolds scored the game's first touchdown on a run from 40 yards out. Quay Lester scored the two-point conversion from Seals to make it an 8-0 game. The Screaming Devils later scored on 54-yard run by Coby Reynolds with Steve Burley running over the conversion. It gave the Screaming Devils a 16-0 lead.

The Bulldogs later scored their first of two touchdowns in the game, before Warren County found pay dirt for a third time late in the first quarter. It came on a 30-yard run by Erwin.

Reginald Johnson, a senior offensive lineman and defensive end, later got into the scoring act with 29 yard run. Seals scored on a one-yard sneak before the half. Antonio Benton kicked the extra point.

The Screaming Devils scored three more times in the game - twice in the third quarter and once in the fourth quarter. Travis Burley caught a 3-yard pass from Seals for the first score of the second half. Benton kicked the extra point. Erwin later scored runs of 58 and 57 in the third and fourth quarters to end Warren County's scoring on the night.


Warren County 55, Georgia Military 14

Star of the game: Warren County's Tay Erwin rushed seven times for 153 yards and scored three touchdowns in the game against GMC.

Play of the game: Tay Erwin's 30-yard run for a touchdown in the first quarter - Warren County's third of the game - put the game out of GMC's reach.

Up next: Warren County, now 4-1 overall, plays host to Aquinas this Friday night at Legion Field in the annual homecoming game. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

Web posted on Thursday, October 11, 2007

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