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Richmond Academy falls, season comes to end

Liberty County 26, Richmond Academy 10

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LIBERTY COUNTY 26, RICHMOND ACADEMY 10

PLAY OF THE GAME: When Liberty County went up by two scores just after halftime, Travis Beatty kept Richmond Academy close with a 72-yard touchdown run. Lining up at quarterback, the regular tailback broke a tackle near the line of scrimmage, scooted right, then accelerated and out-ran several defenders.

STAR OF THE GAME: Highly- recruited senior Raekwon McMillan turned in a complete game on both sides of the ball for the Panthers. At running back, he rushed for a game-high 127 yards on 11 carries. At linebacker, he had 15 tackles, while forcing a fumble and recovering another.

WHY LIBERTY COUNTY WON: The Panthers’ defense held the Musketeers to just five first downs and 133 total yards, with 72 of them coming on one play.

WHY RICHMOND ACADEMY LOST: The defense held consistently after a rough start in a game that, for most of the night, was closer than the final score. However, the Musketeers didn’t produce enough offense and couldn’t get the passing game going.

QUOTABLE: “We had three fumbles and an interception in the first quarter that really set the tone against us. We had bad field position. But we fought. We played hard. I’m proud of them.” – Richmond Academy coach Chris Hughes on his team’s loss in the Region 3-AAAA play-in game.

NEXT: Richmond Academy finishes the season at 5-5.

LIBERTY COUNTY 26, RICHMOND ACADEMY 10


Liberty County 7 0 6 13 – 26

Richmond Acad. 0 3 7 0 – 10

First Quarter

LC–Trentice Williams 12 run (Joaquin Lemapu kick), 6:57

Second Quarter

ARC–Gardner Duckworth 27 FG, 3:12

Third Quarter

LC–Jacari Roberts 7 run (run failed), 8:16

ARC–Travis Beatty 72 run (Duckworth kick), 7:53

Fourth Quarter

LC–Jeremy Caldwell-Fabregas 6 pass from Jordan Waters (kick failed), 7:55

LC–JaMarcus Latson 3 run (Lemapu kick), 3:29

 LCARC
First Downs125
Rushes-Yards49-28027-95
Passing Yards3238
Comp.-Att.-Int.6-13-14-17-1
Fumbles-Lost1-14-2
Punts-Yards5-31.47-31.3
Penalties-Yards8-554-20

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Liberty County: Raekwon McMillan 11-127, Williams Trentice 20-98, Jacquez Williams 3-9, Waters 7-1, Latson 5-32, Roberts 3-13. Richmond Academy: Beatty 11-104, Zac Mitchell 3-7, Britto Tutt 2-MINUS 2, Tony Daggett 11-MINUS 14.

PASSING–Liberty County: Waters 6-13-1 32. Richmond Academy: 4-17-1 38.

RECEIVING–Liberty County: Freddie McSwain 1-3, Trentice Williams 2-2, Gyri Durant 1-14, Jacquez Williams 1-7, Caldwell-Fabregas 1-6. Richmond Academy: Beatty 3-33, Christian Barnes 1-5.



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