On Friday October 12th the Bulldogs of Red Boiling Springs traveled down the road to their nearby opponent, the Blue Devils of Jackson County High School. After a tough game by both teams, and also a game full of trickery, the Bulldogs came up short. There was total of about ten trick plays thru out the game to make sure both teams stayed “honest” including an onside kick on the opening kickoff by the Bulldogs, in which they recovered and turned into a score! But, unfortunately at the end of the day the Blue Devils managed to edge off the Bulldogs by a final score of 31-20
The scoring summary for the game goes as follows. With 8:48 left in the first, after an onside kick recovery, Bulldog Ty Tuck took it in from 1yd out for the score, extra point no good making the score 6-0. With 9:51 left in the second Blue Devil Drew Scott took it in from 14yds out, extra point good making it 7-6 Jackson County. With 6:34 left in the second Bulldog Ty Tuck pushed in from 2yds out for the touchdown, 2pt conversion was good by Terrance Alexander making the score 14-7 RBS. With the end of the half coming to a close as the buzzer sounded the Blue Devils managed to get a sack in the end zone for a safety making the score at the half 14-9.
With 7:04 left in the third Bulldog Terrance Alexander broke a 75 yd run all the way in for the score, 2pt conversion no good making the score 20-9 RBS. With 5:24 left in the third Blue Devil Blake Bowman broke loose on a 30yd run for the score, 2 point conversion good making the score 20-17 RBS. In the fourth with 8:47 to go the Blue Devils, using the trickery, faked a punt and ran it 62yds for the score, extra point good making the score 24-20, the Devils taking the lead. Then with 2:47 to go in the fourth the Blue Devils, once again using their tricks, ran a reverse pass to trick the Bulldogs and get the score, extra point good making the final score 31-20.
Bulldog Ty Tuck was injured in the game Friday night. He was life-flighted to Hendersonville Hospital with what was thought to be a neck injury. Somewhere in the flight EMT personnel reported that Ty had feeling in his extremities and could move them. He was held for observation overnight and released sometime Saturday. At press time rumor had it he was roaming Wal-Mart in a wheelchair, feeling a little groggy but OK.
Bulldog fans come out this Friday night October 19th as the Dogs will entertain the Commanders of Friendship Christian High School. Game time gets underway at 7 p.m. Come out early and stay late and cheer on your Bulldogs!!!