Earle readies for Yellowjackets
The Earle Bulldogs look for their first home victory tonight against the visiting Mountain View Yellowjackets
Carrying the momentum of a 46-28 victory over Cedar Ridge into their second home game of the season, the Earle Bulldogs (11) prepare to hosts the Mountain View Yellowjackets (0-2).
Expect the Bulldogs, who rushed for 382 yards on the ground last week against Cedar Ridge, to continue riding a dominating ground attack against the Yellowjackets this week.
“We think we can run the ball real well again with Jacquez (Gray) and Gerry (Bohannon), of course,” said Earle assistant football coach Carl Miller. “We should be able to run the ball against them real good.”
Gray is coming off of a 176 yard, two touchdown performance against the Timberwolves last week in Cedar Ridge and is averaging 10.75 yards a carry so far through two games this season.
However, expect senior quarterback and Division-1 prospect Gerry Bohannon to steal the show this week, his first week of the season playing at near full health.
Nursing a hamstring injury the past two weeks, Bohannon’s play has been limited. The 6-4, 215 pound signal caller didn’t enter last week’s contest until the last play of the first half, an incomplete hail marry as time expired.
Bohannon’s first run last week came on the second play of scrimmage in the third quarter as the senior Bulldogs jogged his way past Cedar Ridge defenders for 75 yards.
Despite his nagging injury, Bohannon has rushed for 131 yards and three scores on the ground so far this season and has competed 13 of his 29 pass attempts for 184 yards…
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