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Screven County rolls to region crown

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SYLVANIA, Ga. — Jeremy Johnson led the way as Screven County routed Josey 40-12 on Friday night to clinch the Region 3-AA title with one regular season game to play.

It is the first region title for Screven County since 2002, and it came thanks to a big night from Johnson.

He rushed for 162 yards and scored on runs of 43, 34, 6 and 3 yards. He also caught a 39-yard TD pass from Aikeem Mingle.

Screven County is 8-1 overall and 5-0 in the region.

Josey 0 0 6 6 – 12

Screven Co. 6 21 13 0 – 40

First Quarter

SC–Josh Kerson 3 run (kick failed), 8:39

Second Quarter

SC–Jeremy Johnson 3 run (Johnson run), 9:11

SC–Johnson 39 pass from Aikeem Mingle (Jacob Smith kick), 5:26

SC–Johnson 43 run (kick failed), 2:11

Third Quarter

SC–Johnson 34 run (Smith kick), 10:00

J–Vontrez Andrews 5 run (run failed), 3:54

SC–Johnson 6 run (kick failed), 2:00

Fourth Quarter

J–Andrews 24 run (run failed), 8:40

  J SC
First Downs 16 19
Rushes-Yards 29-157 37-298
Passing Yards 183 69
Comp.-Att.-Int. 13-33-0 4-6-1
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-2
Punts-Yards 4-31 1-38
Penalties-Yards 15-114 3-15

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Screven County: Johnson 14-162, Kerson 8-76.

PASSING–Screven County: Mingle 4-6-1 69.

RECEIVING–Screven County: Johnson 1-39, Dante Wilburn 2-16, Tevin Sneed 1-14.

Records: Screven County 8-1 (5-0 in Region 3-AA), Josey 1-8 (0-5). Next: Screven County at Dublin, 7:30 p.m., Friday.


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