DeKalb Jr. Pro sweeps Cumberland Co., KY

August 27, 2007

All three of DeKalb County's Jr. Pro football teams claimed victory, this past Saturday, in Smithville, against Cumberland County, Kentucky.

The DeKalb Junior "B" Team won their game, 28-0, while the Junior Tigers claimed a 45-6 decision, and the Senior Tigers also won easily, 36-0.

In the B-Team game, DeKalb County had 239 rushing yards, led by Chandler Vincent and Chandler Shaw, each with 83 yards on four carries. Vincent also added three touchdowns. Lee Randolph ran for 40 yards on two carries, and added another score.

Defensively, Bradey Hughes and Noah Gill each had four tackles, while James Stephens added three.

In the Junior Tigers' win, DeKalb rushed for an even 200 yards on 15 carries, led by A.J. Mooneyham, with 141 yards on five carries, with four touchdowns. Mooneyham added another touchdown on a 56-yard kick return. Isaac Beck added 32 yards, while Jacob Washer ran for 19 more. Both Beck and Washer scored one touchdown.

Defensively, Austin Ellis had three tackles, a blocked punt and a forced fumble. Mooneyham recovered two fumbles, while Beck, Brandon Baker, Gavin Green and Andrew Cooper each had three tackles.

In the Senior Tigers' contest, Steven Howell ran for 138 of the team's 196 yards, and scored a pair of touchdowns. Ethan Roller rushed for 36 yards on seven carries and scored once, while Zack Sparks added DeKalb's other rushing touchdown on an eight-yard scoring scamper.

Roller and Howell also hooked up on a nine-yard touchdown pass.

Defensively, Cullen Hickox had five tackles, while Cameron Rhea added four. Eli Gill had two tackles and a forced fumble, while Cory Kijanski had one tackle and a fumble recovery.

Both the Junior and Senior Tigers are 2-0 on the young season, while the B-Team is now 1-1. DeKalb County will visit Smith County, this Saturday, for three games, starting with the B-Team games at 4:00 p.m.

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