The Haughton Bucs edged the Captain Shreve Gators 16-14 in a junior varsity game Tuesday at Haughton.
Xander Morris passed 35 yards to Peter Howard for the Bucs’ first touchdown. Billy Cranford kicked the PAT.
Cranford’s 25-yard field goal gave the Bucs a 10-0 lead. Derrick Frazier had an interception as time expired in the first half.
Quint Mitchell scored Haughton’s second-half touchdown on a 4-yard run.
Shreve recovered an onside kick after scoring with 16 seconds left to get within two, but the Gators missed a 42-yard field goal with 3 seconds left.
NOTE: The above report was based on information provided by Haughton coach Russell Melton.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org