Quarterback Lucas Phillips threw for seven touchdowns including four to Will Molander, two to Sonni Fullilove, and one to Jacob Parsley as the DeKalb County Tigers hammered the White County Warriors 58-7 Friday night at Sparta.
With the win, the Tigers are now 4-0 and will face their border rivals from Smith County next Friday night in Smithville.
The Tigers got their first points with 5:38 left in the opening period as quarterback Phillips found Fullilove on a 26 yard pass play for a touchdown. The P.A.T. by Ben Driver was good and DC led 7-0.
The Tiger defense put points on the board next as the White County quarterback turned the ball over. Cody Puckett grabbed the pigskin and rambled 35 yards for the score. The P.A.T. try by Driver was no good but the Tigers led 13-0 with 4:06 left in the second period.
White County got their one and only score of the night as Kane Tollison scored on a 70 yard touchdown run with 3:08 left in the second period. Luke Cantrell converted on the P.A.T. and DeKalb County's lead was cut to 13-7. That was the only touchdown the Tiger defense has given up this season after four games.
DC quickly put two more scores on the board before halftime, as quarterback Phillips tossed a 17 yard touchdown pass to Molander with 1:28 left in the second quarter. The try for the two point conversion failed but the Tigers extended their lead to 19-7. After a Warrior turnover on the ensuing kick-off, the Tigers got the ball back and scored again. With one minute left before the half, Fullilove caught an eight yard touchdown pass from quarterback Phillips. The P.A.T. try was no good but DeKalb County had built a 25-7 advantage.
In the third period, quarterback Phillips hooked up with Molander on a 32 yard pass play for a touchdown. The P.A.T attempt was no good but the Tigers were up 31-7 with 11:16 left.
With 9:41 to go in the third, Molander scored on a 26 yard pass play from quarterback Phillips. The P.A.T. try was no good but DC led 37-7
Jacob Parsley caught a pass for a touchdown from quarterback Phillips with 4:29 left in the third period. The P.A.T. by Driver was good and the Tigers held a commanding 44-7 advantage.
Molander scored on another touchdown throw from quarterback Phillips with 8:59 left in the game. The P.A.T. by Driver was good and the Tigers owned a 51-7 lead.
The last score of the night came on an 11 yard touchdown run by A.J. Mooneyham. Driver's P.A.T. attempt was good and the Tigers notched another blowout win, this time taking out White County 58-7.