Thursday, September 29, 2005
Patriots beat Indianola
The Marshall Academy junior high Patriots, behind a three touchdown performance from Taylor Dempsey, routed Indianola 36-8 last Thursday at home.
Dempsey scored on runs of 60, seven and 73 yards.
His first touchdown came at the 4:05 mark of the first quarter from 60 yards away. Hunter Bolden ran for the two-point conversion.
Dempsey reached the end zone again with 6:59 to go in the second quarter, this time from the 7-yard line. Tyler Childers scored the two-point conversion, and the Patriots were on top 16-0.
Midway through the second quarter, Childers passed to Spenser Autry over the middle for 37 yards and six points. The try-for-two was unsuccessful.
In the second half, Dempsey added a 73-yard scoring run, followed by Boldens carry for the two points. The lead was 30-0.
Then Bolden got the teams final points of the night on a 4-yard touchdown run. The try-for-two failed.
The Colonels scored a touchdown and two-point conversion late in the game to trim the final score to 36-8.
The junior Patriots improved to 3-2 on the season. They travel to Carroll Academy this Thursday, Sept. 29, for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
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