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Grovetown 31, Harlem 10

PLAY OF THE GAME: Grovetown QB Xavier Crain connected with Travon Biggers on a post pattern and Biggers raced 70 yards for a touchdown to put the Warriors ahead 21-10 in the second quarter.

STAR OF THE GAME: Biggers scored two TDs, including a 65-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter to give the Warriors a 31-10 lead.

WHY HARLEM LOST: The Bulldogs had almost as many penalties (13 for 112 yards) as total yards in the second half (15).

WHY GROVETOWN WON: After spotting Harlem a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, the Warriors exploded with 21 second-quarter points in a 3:25 span.

QUOTABLE: "We've been preaching to our guys that it's the little things that matter. We're getting there a little bit at a time. We're 13 points away from being 5-0." -- Grovetown coach Rodney Holder

NEXT: Thomson at Harlem, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Grovetown at Westside, Friday, 7:30.

Grovetown 31, Harlem 10

Harlem 10 0 0 0 - 10
Grovetown 0 21 2 8 - 31

First Quarter
H-Taylor Camp 25 field goal, 8:58
H-Zachary McIntire 58 run (Bryce McDaniel kick), 1:09

Second Quarter
G-Jamal Cummings 12 run (Gerardo Revelas kick), 10:29
G-D.J. Tyson 12 run (Revelas kick), 8:53
G-Travon Biggers 70 pass from Xavier Crain (Revelas kick), 7:04

Third Quarter
G-Logan May tackled in end zone, 2:04

Fourth Quarter
G-Logan May tackled in end zone, 10:38
G-Biggers 65 kickoff return (kick failed), 10:28

 HG
First Downs2023
Rushes-Yards33-12639-235
Passing Yards681
Comp.-Att.-Int.1-8-03-7-0
Fumbles-Lost2-14-2
Punts-Yards6-334-41
Penalties-Yards13-1128-95

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING-Harlem: Zachary Minter 4-53, Taylor Mills 6-25, Tyler Thigpen 8-16, Michael McIntire 6-15, Dominic Taylor 2-10. Grovetown: Jamal Cummings 11-75, Xavier Crain 11-68, D.J. Tyson 11-51, Tae Miller 5-41.

PASSING-Harlem: Zachary Minter 1-4 6, Logan May 0-3 0, Alonzo Hill 0-1 0. Grovetown: Xavier Crain 3-7 81.

RECEIVING-Harlem: Taylor Camp 1-6. Grovetown: Brandon Travon Biggers 1-70, Tae Miller 1-7, D.J. Tyson 1-4.

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free1992
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free1992 10/02/10 - 02:36 pm
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Better played game. Still a

Better played game. Still a little concern about the defensive line, until #64 came to the party. Great game young man, and he is only a sophmore. Just keep attacking the ball. It is a concern when #51 is out of the game that the defense gives up touchdowns against opponents that should not score. He is a senior guys, stepup now or next year will be very hard. It is tererible to watch #24, who cannot run in traffic. He needs to be used as a receiver to get his speed in the open field. But only throwing 7 passes will make him ineffective as well. Balance attack or find someone who brings that balance. What can I say about #30, running downhill and pray you do not have to tackle this kid. #30 and a fullback would be a great combo, both running and passing for additional protection of #6. When #6 has protection he has shown signs of very good passing ability. The seconday will have a very tough time with a team that can pass and run. Wake up guys and use your arms to tackle, the flying shoulder is not effective or what you have been taught. Your all better than the level at which you have been playing, it is time to hit on all cylinders. It is crunch time, you have to win all of your games from here on out, regardless.

mjlittle40
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mjlittle40 10/03/10 - 03:16 pm
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i agree with you on #24, i

i agree with you on #24, i watch him at practice and he's better at receiver....yea we do need #51 out there more...i tried tackling #30 once, didnt work out so well...

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