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Airline freshmen still perfect; Haughton sweeps Southwood


Russell Hedges



The Airline Vikings and Haughton Buccaneers posted freshman football victories Monday evening.

Airline improved to 6-0 with a 14-7 victory at Byrd. Haughton raised its record to 5-2 with a 31-16 victory over Southwood at Haughton.

Airline hosts Haughton next Monday at 5.

In junior varsity action, Haughton downed Southwood 14-6.

Airline 14, Byrd 7: This game was much closer than the Vikings’ 33-0 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Sept. 9 at Airline.

The Airline defense had a goal-line stand with about four minutes left in the game. The Vikings then drove the length of the field to win it, coach Pat Mason said.

Airline’s D’Kameron White had a 40-yard touchdown run, and Noah Hildebrand threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Harvey Calhoun.

Bryan Fielding scored a two-point conversion.

Haughton 31, South-wood 16: Josh Lister continued his outstanding season for the Bucs, scoring three touchdowns.

Lister ran 56 yards for a touchdown and caught a 46-yard TD pass from Pryce Curry. He also returned a kick for a touchdown.

Garrett Paintin ran 20 yards for a score.

Nico Broadway kicked a 33-yard field goal and was a perfect 4-for-4 on PAT attempts.

Coach Michael Marston said defensive standouts included Jonathan Plant, Colton Thurman and McHale Warren.


Junior varsity


Haughton 14, Southwood 6: Matthew Davis ran for one touchdown and passed for another to lead the Bucs to the victory.

Davis connected with Josh Lister on an 18-yard touchdown pass with 3:12 left in the first half. He also ran 86 yards for a touchdown with 4:57 left in the game.

Jonathan Plant had a big game, recovering a fumble late in the first half and intercepting a pass tipped by teammate Nathan Hollandsworth.

Nico Broadway kicked two PATs.





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