Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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September 7, 2013

Narrows holds off Mustangs, Smith leads Bobcats past Mavericks

NARROWS, Va. — Rodney Perdue ran for 79 yards and scored a touchdown, and Terrance Martin’s extra point proved to be the difference, as Narrows e rebounded from a loss to Auburn to strand the Mustangs of Eastern Montgomery 7-6 on Friday night.

Narrows (1-1) led 7-0 at the break before the Mustangs scored in the third on a 5-yard run by Cody Claxton. The two-point conversion run by Alex Phillips failed.

Eastern Montgomery (0-2) outgained Narrows 236-140, but Gavin Givens picked off a pass by the Mustangs in the final 20 seconds to secure the win.

 Perdue finished with 79 yards on 18 carries, while Martin had 52 yards on 11 attempts.

Narrows (1-1) will visit Montcalm on Friday.

at Ragsdale Field

Eastern Montgomery..............0  0  6  0  —  6

Narrows...................................0  7  0  0  —  7

Second Quarter

NR—Rodney Perdue 5 run (Terrance Martin kick)

Third Quarter

EM—Cody Claxton 5 run (run failed)

Summers Co. 28, James Monroe 14

LINDSIDE — T.J. Smith threw for 99 yards on 22 carries, and completed 6 of 12 passes for 76 yards, and accounted for three touchdowns for the Bobcats.

Summers County (2-0) took an 8-0 lead in the opening quarter on a 46-yard punt return by Caleb Harrah. Reid McNeer then put the Mavericks in the lead with a 35-yard run, followed by a two-point conversion pass.

The Bobcats followed with two touchdowns to take a 21-8 lead at the break. Smith ran for nine yards, and then threw a 20-yard scoring pass to Dante Ellis.

James Monroe cut the lead to seven on a 46-yard pass from McNeer with 3:31 left in the game.

Brown then put it out of reach with a 5-yard pass to Smith with 33 seconds on the clock.

McNeer led the Mavericks (0-2) with 89 yards on 19 carries, and was 7 of 14 for 104 yards.

Summers County will visit PikeView on Sept. 20.

Summers County...............7  14  0  7  —  28

James Monroe.....................0  8  0  6  —  14


First Quarter

SC—Caleb Harrah 46 punt return (Tristan Sears kick) 5:22

Second Quarter

JM—Reid McNeer 35 run (Moore pass from Beasley) 7:56

SC—T.J. Smith 9 run (pass failed) 5:56

SC—Dante Ellis 20 pass from Smith (Smith run) :34

Fourth Quarter

JM—Josh Dransfield 46 pass from McNeer (pass failed) 3:31

SC—Isaiah Brown 5 pass from Smith (Sears kick) :36

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