The George Wythe Maroons rolled into the playoffs behind its power running game. Twin Springs provided little resistance tonight in Wytheville.
We get things started with George Wythe already up 21-7 in the first quarter. The Maroons kept it on cruise control. Alex Willis kept it himself for a 34 yard touchdown. That put the Maroons up 28-7.
On the ensuing kickoff Twin Springs tried a little trickery to get back into the game. They threw a lateral across the field but it was dropped in the end zone. George Wythe's Andre Stoker recovered it for the touchdown to put the Maroons up 35-7.
Second quarter now and George Wythe kept piling it on. Shaquille Calfee's 31-yard punt return gave the Maroons good field position. A Jonathan Turpin touchdown run gave George Wythe a 42-7 advantage.
Finally Twin Springs answered. Richie Morefield kept the ball and went up the middle untouched for the score. But Twin Springs' 2-point conversion failed.
That doesn't matter because George Wythe keept the scoreboard operator busy.
On its next drive Mitch Castanon raced through the defensive line for a 24-yard touchdown.
George Wythe won big over Twin Springs 73 to 35.