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Magee Trojans had an electrifying night as they demolished the Mendenhall Tigers Friday, August 30, 2019 at Tiger Stadium to become the Simpson County Superbowl Champions for 2019.
Schools formed spirit lines and fans supported their respectful teams. Chants, cheers, and tumbling were demonstrated in fun and friendly competition.
Magee Head Coach Teddy Dyess chose to warm up at Trojan Field and dress out at their own locker room in Magee. As soon as the buses arrived the team hit the field ready to play.
Magee won the toss and chose to receive the ball first. Magee wasted no time showing Mendenhall they were ready to play. #11 Cayden Bridges for Magee took the opening kick off 70-yards for a touchdown. The extra point attempt by #19 Sam Rials was good. Trojans led by a score of 7-0.
Mendenhall received kickoff and drove down the field only to turn the ball over on downs on Magee’s 35-yard line. #3 Matthew Thurman received a 64-yard pass from #2 Chandler Pittman to score. The point after attempt by Rials was good, and Magee increased their lead by a score of 14-0.
Magee recovered a fumble by Mendenhall on Mendenhall’s own 32-yard line. Pittman completed a 21-yard touchdown pass to Thurman. The point after attempt was good. Magee continued to lead by a score of 21-0.
Mendenhall would fumble again to be recovered Thurman for the Trojans on Mendenhall’s 39-yard line. #7 Xavier Franks for Magee scored on a one-yard touchdown pass. The point after attempt was good and Magee led by a score of 28-0.
With :18 left in the first quarter Franks of Magee found the end zone one more time on a 40-yard reception. The point after attempt was no good. Magee led by a score of 34-0 to end the first quarter.
Second quarter Bridges for Magee caught a 9-yard touchdown pass. The point after attempt was good and Magee increased their lead by a score of 41-0.
Trojans would find the end zone one last time before halftime. #23 Jawon Shaw for Magee scored on a 27-yard run. The point after attempt was good. Magee led by a score of 48-0 going into halftime.
During halftime the battle of the bands took place. Magee and Mendenhall entertained the crowd with music and productions they have been preparing. Both bands entered the fields fully dressed in uniform and looked awesome.
Third quarter the Trojans were not finished. Magee crossed the end zone on a 1-yard run by #18 Jameyian Spencer to score for the final time. The point after attempt was no good.
During the fourth quarter Magee drove the ball down the field with seconds left on the score board to take a knee and seal the victory for the Trojans.