Visit the Holmes County Herald website
November 13, 2008
SPORTS - FOOTBALL
Tigers close out perfect season, clinch 3 1A title
|DURANT TIGERS WRAP UP PERFECT SEASON, HOST PLAYOFFS. The Durant Tigers will host Bogue Chitto for the first game of the 3 1A playoffs Friday night, November 14. Members of the 2008 Durant Tigers football team shown from left are: (front row) Marc Smith, Deontra Common, Joffie Hogsett, Johnny Greer, Johnathan Frizell, Amonta Coffee, Keenan Hodges, Jordan Bentley, Cedric Seawood, and Jabari Terrell; (second row) Willie Davis, Deondre Williams, Garmaus Thomas, Shannon Berry, Travis Johnson, A.J. Latiker, Robert Lowe, Antonio Carter, Donovan Mitchell, Davin Mitchell, and Chris Ambrose; and (back row) Coaches Greg Plump, Jeremiah Brassell, Steven Autry, and Ashley Kuhn - head coach; Kelvin Davis, Doran Jones, Corey Thomas, Robert Thomas, Jose Patterson, Kendrick Hodges, Lee Henry Mitchell, Courtney Meeks, and Cortez Frizell.|
LEXINGTON, Mississippi (STPNS) -- The Durant Tigers wrapped up their regular season play with a 11-0 record after their 40-10 victory over South Leake Friday, November 8. The Tigers will host Bogue Chitto in the first game of the Region 3 1A playoffs this Friday night, November 14 at 7:00.
The perfect record gives the Tigers their first region championship since 2001. Head Coach Ashley Kuhn said Durant has outscored their opponents 417 to 87.
The Tigers' offense was led by quarterback Willie Davis who passed for 1100 yards and 14 TDs. On the receiving end, running back Cortez led the offense with 1000 yards, including 17 TDs rushing. Filling out the Tiger offense were: wide receiver Robert Thomas with 20 receptions for 450 yards and 10 TDs and fullback David Hogsett who rushed for 300 yards and 9 TDs. Rounding out the offense were running back Chris Ambrose with 360 yards rushing and Deundre Williams with 16 receptions.
The Tiger defense was led by senior linebacker Johnathan Frizell with 105 tackles and 9.5 tackles and Deontra Common with 88 tackles. Defensive back Deundre Williams had 4 interceptions.
Coach Kuhn was assisted by Defensive Coordinator Jeremiah Brassell, Assistant Coach Steven Autry, Assistant Coach Greg Plump, Assistant, and Coach Antonio Latiker.
© 2013 Holmes County Herald
Lexington, Mississippi. All Rights Reserved. This content, including derivations, may not be stored or distributed in any manner, disseminated, published, broadcast, rewritten or reproduced without express, written consent from STPNS