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Glenn Hills upends Butler


Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 11:41 PM
Last updated Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 1:12 AM
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PLAY OF THE GAME: Glenn Hills junior Earlmonquez Cobb stepped in front of a Butler pass across the middle, snagged it out of the air and returned it 70 yards down the left sideline with 6:00 remaining to seal the Spartans’ 22-6 homecoming victory over the Bulldogs.

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Cobb was the easily was the best player on the field. He scored all three of the Spartans’ touchdowns on a 20-yard reception, a 1-yard run and a 70-yard interception return to ice the game for Glenn Hills.

WHY GLENN HILLS WON: The Spartans (2-4) got some big plays in the passing game and if not for self-inflicted penalties, could have blown the game open. Glenn Hills had a 137 yards passing from Santo Nina, including the first score of the game, a 20-yard hookup with Cobb.

WHY BUTLER LOST: The Bulldogs (1-5) mustered less than 50 yards of offense in the second half and failed on four fourth-down conversions.

QUOTABLE: “He’s a big time player. We do depend on him a lot and he makes a lot of good plays on offense, defense and special teams. I wish we could have gotten the ball in the end zone a few more times.” – Glenn Hills head coach Andrew Young

NEXT: Cross Creek at Butler, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Glenn Hills at Burke County, 7:30.


Butler 0 6 0 0 – 6

Glenn Hills 6 0 0 16 – 22

First Quarter

GH–Earlmonquez Cobb 20 pass from Santo Nina (run failed), 2:53

Second Quarter

B–Sanquez Doby 34 pass from Sandrez Evans (pass failed), 5:10

Fourth Quarter

GH–Cobb 1 run (Kahlige Flegler run), 7:56

GH–Cobb 70 interception return (Flegler run), 6:00

First Downs1618
Passing Yards81137


RUSHING–Butler: Isaiah Lambert 11-9, Sanquez Doby 2-6, Sandrez Evans 5-2. Glenn Hills: Demetris Spearman 14-74, Earlmontrez Cobb 7-16,Santo Nina 4-(-3), Kahlige Flegler 1-(-1).

PASSING–Butler: Evans 4-18 81. Glenn Hills: Nina 10-20 137, Cobb 0-1 0.

RECEIVING–Butler: Marquise Leverett 2-34, Doby 1-34, Xavier Lightfoot. Glenn Hills: Cobb 6-60, Flegler 2-31, Angelo Hill 1-42, Russell Timely 1-4.

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