WARRENTON - Devarrus and Coby Reynolds displayed a little brotherly love last Friday night.
The talented duo helped the Warren County High Screaming Devils to another convincing win on the gridiron and supposedly the last ever game at Legion Field. The team plans on playing their Nov. 2 game against Wilkinson County in the new football stadium.
Warren County defeated the visiting Monticello Hurricanes 42-7 for their sixth win this season to go with just one loss. In Region 7-A, the Screaming Devils improved to 4-0.
"I was a little disappointed in the lack of our enthusiasm against Monticello," Warren County Head Coach Lee Hutto said after the game. "We especially looked sluggish in our passing game. I want our team to play well in every game, but we won. That's the good thing about it."
The Screaming Devils reeled off 35 first half points against the Hurricanes and played their second team the entire second half for the second time in as many weeks. Both the third and fourth quarters were played under the mercy rule, meaning the clock was kept running.
It was the older Reynolds brother, Devarrus, getting the job done on the opening drive of the game for the Screaming Devils. He eventually scored on an 18-yard touchdown run with 7:43 to play in the first quarter. The two-point conversion pass failed on a penalty call against Warren County.
Devarrus, a senior, rushed 6 times for 56 yards.
His younger brother, Coby, a freshman, who garnered 73 yards rushing on just four carries, scored the Screaming Devils' second touchdown of the game. It came on an explosive 53-yard run with 5:14 left in the initial quarter. His older brother got the honor of running for the two-point conversion, which gave Warren County a 14-0 lead.
In the second quarter, the Screaming Devils took a commanding 35-0 lead - the way it stayed through the first half - as they erupted for three more touchdowns.
With 9:59 to play in the second quarter, senior fullback Van Williams broke loose on a 56-yard touchdown run. Just a short while later, another pair of seniors combined their talents on another play that got the team into the end zone. Quarterback Tommy Seals hit Travis Burley on a 33-yard scoring strike with 7:48 remaining in first half play. Coby Reynolds ran for the two-point conversion.
Just seconds later, while Burley was playing defense, he scooped up a Monticello fumble and ran it back for another touchdown. The distance was 18-yards. Antonio Benton kicked the extra point.
In the second half, the Screaming Devils scored another touchdown. It came on a 3-yard run by Domonique Menchaca. Benton added the extra point.
Monticello's lone touchdown of the game was scored on a 9-yard run by Brad Lynch with Darius Calvard kicking the extra point.
The Screaming Devils combined for 401 yards of total offense - 330 on the ground and 71 through the air.
Williams led the rushing attack with six carries for 77 yards. Other players getting in some rushing experience included: Quay Lester, one carry for 44; Tay Erwin, four for 30; and Seals, eight for 28. Seals also completed four of nine passes for 71 yards. Travis Burley led all receivers with two catches for 49 yards.
Warren County 42
Stars of the game: Devarrus and Coby Reynolds combined for nearly 130 yards and two touchdowns.
Play of the game: Coby Reynolds exploded for a 53-yard tounchdown to put the game away for the Devils in the first quarter.
Up next: Warren County hits the road to play Lincoln County Friay night. On Nov. 2, the Screaming Devils hope to face Wilkinson County at their new field in Warrenton.