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Magee High School Trojans defeat North Forrest 43 – 12.
The field was littered with a sea of yellow flags. Penalties were numerous on the night. Not only were there penalties but a fair amount of turnovers as well.
Mother nature did not play a role in the game this week. The temperature was nice and a full moon lite the sky.
Captains for the night were Josh Sanders, Tramaine Hayes, Jawon Shaw, and Cassius Walker. Trojans won the toss and chose to receive the ball. Magee would cross the goal line first with 6:37 left in the first quarter #2, Chandler Pittman scored inside the 1-yard line. The point after attempt by #19 Sam Rials was good and Trojans lead 7-0. Magee recovered the kick off on North Forrest 22-yard line. Magee would add to lead on a 35-yard field goal with leg to spare by Sam Rials. Magee’s score increased 10-0. North Forrest had a bad snap on the punt and Magee recovered on North Forrest 24. Unable to capitalize on downs Magee would punt. #35, Thomas Dyess for the Trojans punted to the North Forrest 5-yard line.
Second quarter North Forrest punted the ball from inside their own end zone and Magee took over on North Forrest 25 yard line.. Magee fumbled and turned the ball over on the North Forrest 1-yard line. North Forrest had a 58-yard run on 1st play from scrimmage only to lose 14 yards on a high snap. North Forrest would turn the ball over on downs on the Magee 28 yard line. Time would expire and Magee would lead going into the half 10-0.
North Forrest received the ball after halftime. Six plays later North Forrest would fumble on Magee’s 45 yard line. Ball was recovered by #53, Brando Collins. Magee was unable to score and punted the ball. North Forrest was unsuccessful in finding the end zone and had to punt. #26, Caen Bridges, for the Trojans would return the punt for a touchdown with 5:47 left in the third quarter. The point after attempt was good by Rials and Trojans would lead 17-0. With :20 left in the third quarter Magee would incept the ball and return for touchdown. The point after attempt was no good Magee led by a score of 23-0. #20, Janorius Newsome for the Trojans recovered kickoff on North Forrest 32 yard line. Magee would throw an interception to turn the ball over. North Forrest fumbled on next play. #12 Langston for the Trojans recovered the ball. Trojans led by a score of 23-0 at the end of the third quarter.
Fourth quarter with 11:42 left on clock #2, Chandler Pittman would score on a 1 yard run. The point after attempt was good. Magee would increase score 30-0. 9:35 remaining in regulation North Forrest would find the end zone scoring on a 40-yard pass bringing the score to Magee 30 North Forrest 6. #1, Josh Sanders for the Trojans scored with 6:57 remaining on the clock. Trojans would receive a penalty for unsportsman like conduct. Point after attempt by Rials was good. Magee led by a score of 37-6. North Forrest would answer and score with 5:54 remaining on the clock. The point after attempt was no good and Magee would lead by a score of 37-12. #5, Ross McInnis for Magee would quickly answer and find the end zone. Point after attempt was block and Magee would seal the win with a score of 43-12.