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Dakota Lambert

Dakota Lambert

Spring Garden comparison tailback Dakota Lambert looks for using room opposite Valley Head on Friday. Photo by Grant Benefield.

Quintin Downey

Quintin Downey

Spring Garden comparison fullback Quintin Downey tries to mangle a tackle opposite Valley Head on Friday. Photo by Grant Benefield.

Posted: Saturday, Sep 17, 2016 3:53 am

Spring Garden keeps rolling, stuffs Valley Head 52-6

Grant Benefield, Cherokee County Herald Sports Correspondent


VALLEY HEAD – Another week, another unilateral win for a Class 1A, No. 4 Spring Garden Panthers.

The Panther comparison contingent of quarterback Ben Ivey, tailback Dakota Lambert, and fullback Quintin Downey any rushed for over 100 yards and sum for 358 sum rushing yards in a 52-6 feat during Region 5 opposition Valley Head on Friday.

“They unequivocally are a triple-threat,” Panther conduct manager Jason Howard said. “They any move a opposite energetic to a backfield. Quintin is a tough runner. Dakota is a speed guy, and Ben only creates it all click. You can’t only concentration on one of them, since a others will make we pay.”

And on Friday night a contingent did make a Tigers (1-3, 1-2) compensate as they scored all of their team’s touchdowns.

Lambert got things started for a Panthers (4-0, 3-0), scoring on an 11-yard rush on a Panthers’ initial drive. Ivey ran in for a 2-point acclimatisation to give Spring Garden an 8-0 lead.

Ivey struck subsequent for a Panthers by scoring on a 16-yard touchdown run. He also called his possess series on a 2-point acclimatisation attempt, creation a measure 16-0.

Downey would get in on a movement in a second quarter, scoring on a 10-yard rush. Ivey would once again finish a Panthers’ 2-point conversion.

With dual mins left in a half, Ivey would mangle off a 36-yard touchdown run. A successful indicate after from Kaitlyn Rogers would give a Panthers a 31-0 lead going into halftime.

In a third quarter, Downey combined another touchdown. Rogers’ additional indicate pushed a measure to 38-0.

Lambert would top off a Panthers’ scoring with dual some-more rushing touchdowns, both followed by successful Rogers PATs.

Lambert led a Panther rushing conflict with 193 yards on 11 carries and 3 touchdowns. Downey combined 150 yards and dual scores on 14 carries. Ivey finished with 106 yards and dual touchdowns on 8 totes.

“I consider a offense executed unequivocally well,” Howard said. “One of a things we’ve focused on is tying turnovers, and we didn’t put a round on a belligerent a singular time. We also unequivocally wanted to settle a using participation this game, and we consider we did that really well.”

Valley Head prevented a Panthers’ third true shutout with a touchdown late in a game. Luke Welsh, Lucky Bolen and PJay Smith all had 4 tackles. Donald Flowers had a fail recovery.

“The invulnerability played great,” Howard said. “Every week, teams come out in a arrangement we haven’t seen, and a invulnerability has lonesome them all really well.”

The Panthers step out of segment subsequent Friday when they transport to Donoho to face a Falcons (1-3, 0-2).

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