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Westminster rallies for victory

Westminster 13, Curtis Baptist 7

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Joshua Jackson’s 35-yard touchdown run with three minutes left in the game lifted Westminster to a victory over Curtis Baptist.

Westminster, which trailed 7-0 at halftime, tied it up at 7-7 in the third quarter on RJ Strauss’ 37-yard touchdown pass to Connor Hearon.

Strauss passed for 133 yards.

WESTMINSTER 13, CURTIS BAPTIST 7

Westminster 0 0 7 6 – 13

Curtis Baptist 7 0 0 0 – 7

First Quarter

CB–Trey Reid 4 run (Josh Boham kick), 4:55

Third Quarter

W–Connor Hearon 37 pass from RJ Strauss (Michael Almond kick), 3:02

Fourth Quarter

W–Joshua Jackson 35 run (kick failed), 3:02

 WCB
First Downs1211
Rushes-Yards22-6237-101
Passing Yards133121
Comp.-Att.-Int.11-23-25-14-1
Fumbles-Lost1-02-1
Punts-Yards4-40.26-32
Penalties-Yards10-5414-85

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Westminster: Joshua Jackson 14-66, Tumah Ngoh 4-0, Nygl Eaddy 1-3, RJ Strauss 3-(-7)

PASSING–Westminster: Strauss 11-23-2 133.

RECEIVING–Westminster: Jackson 2-23, Connor Hearon 5-81, Eaddy 2-20, Ngoh 2-9.

Records: Westminster 1-0, Curtis Baptist 0-1. Next: Westminster at Creekside Christian, 7:30 p.m., Friday. Curtis Baptist at Augusta Prep, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 6.

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sportswriter1 08/24/13 - 08:44 am
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Solid Football Team

The Curtis Coaching staff and kids have put the most solid team together that I recall seeing here.

Their scrappy defense came through in the red zone or Westminster would have scored two more TD's in the second quarter. As a result, their 7-0 lead in the first half almost held up the whole game.

Having a TD called back for holding in the 3rd, along with several other drive-killing penalties finally were too much to overcome. In a game that could have gone either way Curtis blocked and tackled well enough to win.

This Crusader team has the makings of something special. It was really fun watching them play football!

Good coaching and kids that have a passion for the game, it all makes a difference. Clean up the penalties some and the Crusaders should have a lot for us to cheer about this year!

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