BLACKSVILLE — The Clay-Battelle Cee-Bees had been bested on homecoming by the visiting Meadow Bridge Wildcats on Friday night time 38-22. After a halftime lead of solely 6-0 for MB, the 2 groups mixed for 54 factors in a second-half shootout.
Meadow Bridge sophomore working again Kaiden Sims carried the ball 28 instances for 400 yards and all six touchdowns for his workforce. C-B senior quarterback JC Spears was 19 for 28 with
229 yards passing and three touchdowns however the effort wasn’t sufficient because the Cee Bees (2-4) dropped one other recreation at dwelling.
“Give credit score to Meadow Bridge they had been a heck of a workforce and had some nice dimension,” C-B head coach Ryan Wilson mentioned. “We had our regular halftime speak, we had been in it on the half and got here out and performed properly on offense within the second half. Credit score to Kaiden Sims, their complete workforce is so massive and powerful.”
The opening half didn’t see a lot on the offensive aspect of the ball, as every workforce used loads of the first-quarter clock throughout their opening drives .
The Cee-Bees went practically six minutes with the ball however didn’t convert a fourth and two from the Wildcats’ 14-yard line. Sims then went 43 yards for the opening rating of the sport to offer his workforce a 6-0 benefit. They might maintain the identical lead at halftime as neither workforce discovered a lot success on offense within the second body.
“We simply requested our offense what they had been seeing and adjusted to that,” Wilson mentioned of the halftime talks. “JC made some good throws and Braden (Ponceroff) made some performs for us too. We had combat there popping out of the locker room.”
The opening kickoff of the second half didn’t handle to go throughout midfield, giving the Wildcats good area place to begin. Sims solely wanted one play from scrimmage to attain his second landing of the sport, this time a 43-yard run.
Lower than a minute later, after a fast three and out by C-B, Sims added his third landing of the sport going 76 yards to the home, giving his workforce a 20-0 lead with 10:50 to play within the third.
The hosts lastly acquired on the board with a 29 yard cross from Spears to Ponceroff to interrupt the ice for his or her workforce and lower into the lead 20-8 after a profitable two-point conversion.
After a stand on protection, Spears linked with Ponceroff as soon as once more for a 27-yard strike. After one other two-point conversion the MB lead was simply 20-16. Nevertheless, simply as he had performed all recreation thus far, Sims would get the ball and run into the tip zone, this time on a 72-yard rating. After the third quarter, the lead was 10 at 26-16 for the guests.
One other Sims landing opened the fourth quarter, however the Cee-Bees answered the rating with a 23 yard cross from Spears to receiver Josiah Morgan, as soon as once more shrinking the deficit to 10 at 32-22.
With 5:56 left to play within the recreation, the Wildcats acquired the ball again and used the pair of Sims and Trent Roles to grind away on the C-B protection and ice the sport with lower than a minute to go as Sims scored his fifth and last landing of the night time to offer MB a 38-22 lead. The sophomore completed with 400 yards and 6 scores.
“We’ve been getting higher each week and check out our hardest on the market,” Sims mentioned. “My guys acquired some good blocks on the market and we simply saved pushing. I’m actually pleased with the workforce tonight and we are going to carry this into the week.”
C-B falls to 2-4 and can journey to go to Cameron subsequent week.
MB 6 0 20 12 – 38
C-B 0 0 16 8 – 22
MB Sims 43 run (strive failed)
MB Sims 49 run (2pt good)
MB Sims 76 run (strive failed)
C-B Ponceroff 29 cross from Spears (2pt good)
C-B Ponceroff 27 cross from Spears (2pt good)
MB Sims 72 run (strive failed)
MB Sims 19 run (strive failed)
C-B Morgan 23 cross from Spears (strive failed)
MB Sims 2 run (strive failed)
RUSHING: Meadow Bridge – Sims 28-400-6TD, Roles 14-122, Sawyers 2-8, Thomas 2-4; C-B – Shriver 4-0, Gum 4-(-3)
PASSING: Clay Battelle – Spears 19-28 229-3TD; Meadow Bridge – Thomas 0-1
RECEVING: C-B – Morgan 8-116-TD, Ponceroff 9-120-2TD, Gum 2-16