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Middle school football: Rusheon, Cope, Elm Grove post victories

Rusheon, Cope and Elm Grove won games in parish middle school football action Tuesday.

In eighth-grade district games, Cope defeated Benton 20-0 at Tiger Stadium and Elm Grove downed Haughton 42-14 at Bobby Marlow Field At Preston Crownover Stadium.

In a non-district game, Greenacres fell to North DeSoto 30-28 at M.D. Ray Field at Airline Stadium.

Rusheon’s game against Webster in Minden was canceled because of inclement weather.

In seventh-grade district games, Cope downed Benton 20-0 and Elm Grove edged Haughton 20-16.

In non-district games, Rusheon defeated Webster 22-0 and Greenacres fell to North DeSoto 24-22.

(Note: The following information was provided by coaches. If more information is received this report will be updated.)

At Minden, Arayvis Davenport scored touchdowns on offense and defense. He scored a rushing touchdown and returned a fumble for a TD.

Davenport has scored five touchdowns in two games as Rusheon improved to 2-0.

Malik Harrison also returned an interception for a touchdown. The Rams scored two two-point conversions.

At Airline, Greenacres and North DeSoto were evenly-matched in both games.

The Mustangs’ Kenny Darby had a huge game in the eighth-grade game, rushing for 200 yards and two touchdowns.

Jeremiah Epps made plays on both sides of the ball. He rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown and also returned a fumble for a TD.

Jimarion Arthur ran for 95 yards and scored two touchdowns for the seventh-grade Mustangs.

Brandon Craig also had a strong game, rushing for 73 yards and a touchdown.

Travion Rounds had an interception.

The Greenacres seventh- and eighth-grade teams are both 1-1.

At Benton, the Cope eighth-grade team returned three interceptions for touchdowns in the victory. The Cougars evened their record at 1-1. The Tigers are also 1-1.

Cope’s seventh-grade team also improved to 1-1. Benton is 0-2.

At Preston Crownover, Elm Grove’s seventh- and eighth-grade squads both improved to 2-0. 

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