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Westfield goes to the air vs. BA

                 Box Score
                      BA    WS

First Downs      13    17
Rushing       43-264    37-251
Passing Yards    44    97
Total Yards      308    348
C-A-I           5-11-1    6-10-0
Turnovers            1    0
Penalties         5-37    3-38

Individual Leaders
Rushing: BA: Averitt 14-1, 144, Sheppard 13-93. WS: Williams 13-58,  Hall 6-70.
Passing: BA: Waters 5-10-0-1, 44. WS: Williams 6-10-0-2, 97.
Receiving: BA: Blitch 3-349. WS: Amos 2-29.

BA      0    7    7    0 — 14
WS    21    10    0    7 — 38

1st Quarter
8:43 — Williams (WS) 5 run (Beamon kick)
3:42 — Coody (WS) 7 run (Beamon kick)
0:12 — Amos (WS) 19 pass from Williams (Beamon kick)
Second Quarter
9:09 — Beamon (WS) 46 FG
3:40 — Westbrook (WS) 25 pass from Williams (Beamon kick)
0:07 — Waters (BA) 2 run (Padilla kick)
Third Quarter
11:07 — Averitt (BA) 77 run (Padilla kick)
4th Quarter
5:51 — Hall (WS) 27 run (Beamon kick)

    PERRY — Evans Williams threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Westfield Hornets pounded Bulloch Academy 38-14 on Senior Night at Marvin Arrington Field Friday night.
    The Hornets (7-1 overall, 2-1 in GISA Region 1-AAA play) scored on all five of their possessions in the first half and ran up a commanding 31-7 halftime lead. Even though the statistics don’t show a dominant performance by Westfield, it was the effective running of the Wing-T offense, a quick and aggressive defense and the precision performance of the mammoth linemen which had the Gators reeling on both sides of the ball.
    On offense, they shoved the BA defenders around and opened up huge holes for their running backs. On defense, they limited the potent Gator rushing game.
Williams and his 11 other senior classmates, including linemen Sam Sexton (265 pounds), Tommy Little (250) and Ty Forrester (250) made short work of Bulloch in the crucial region matchup.
    The Gators (6-2, 1-2) went three-and-out on their first three possessions and then had a good drive on their fourth, getting down to the WF 29 on a 28-yard option keeper by quarterback Loy Waters. But the Hornets stuffed the next four plays for negative yardage to take the ball over on downs.
    Westfield’s Wing-T offense kept the ball hidden from BA for most of the first half as the Hornets ran up a 31-0 lead late in the second quarter. 
    But Bulloch had its moments.
    The Gators had a 12-play scoring drive in the final minutes of the first half. Waters sneaked into the end zone from two yards out with 7.4 seconds left. In the drive, fullback Matt Sheppard broke a 26-yard blast and tailback Harrison Averitt had three rushes for 23 yards.
    After the score, kicker J.P. Padilla executed a picture-perfect onside kick that was picked up by Andrew Howell at the WF 44. Averitt had a nice 19-yard gain off of a reverse on the final play of the half.
    Bulloch received the third-quarter kickoff. On the second play, Waters and Averitt ran the option around the right side. After faking to Sheppard, he and Averitt were able to turn the corner. The WF cornerback moved to tackle Waters, who then flipped the ball to his classmate. The reigning Triple A 400 meter champion then raced 77 yards down the sideline to cut the deficit to 31-14.
    The Bulloch defense seemed bolstered by the success as it held Westfield to three plays on the next series. Freshman Dylan Stuckey led the charge.
    After BA gave the ball back to the Hornets, Stuckey was instrumental in stopping a fake punt on fourth down. The Gator defense continued to work hard but gave up the final score midway through the fourth quarter.
    Bulloch hosts region foe Southland Academy for Homecoming next Friday night.