Trojans Roll

Byron Milligan rushed for 110 yards against Delhi Charter Friday

Ferriday High finished a perfect 6-0 in District 2-2A with a 60-3 rout of Delhi Charter on Homecoming night.

But Ferriday head coach Stanley Smith was more concerned about 60 yards in penalties, and the fact the Trojans only led 10-3 at the end of the first quarter.

“I hate Homecoming,” Smith said. “We have to get back focused and tighten some things up. I was not happy at all with our execution.”

Delhi Charter moved the ball into Ferriday territory on its first drive before being forced to punt from the Trojan 47-yard line.

A high snap was recovered by Ferriday’s Khylyn Lewis at the Delta Charter 32-yard line.

After a five-year penalty, Byron Milligan got the call and rushed 37 yards for the first score of the game. Justin Burns ran in the conversion for an 8-0 lead with 7:46 remaining in the first quarter.

A short kick gave Dehi Charter possession at the Ferriday 43-yard line.

The Gators drove the ball to the Ferriday 18-yard line where Trenton Jinks kicked a 35-yard field goal for Delta Charter’s only points of the game.

Ferriday drove to the Delhi Charter 40-yard line, but were forced to punt. Byron Milligan punted to the Gator 8-yard line.

On the first play from scrimmage, a low snap went through Delhi Charter quarterback’s Kameron Wicker’s legs and Wicker kicked it out of the back of the end zone to make the score 10-3 with one minute remaining in the first quarter.

Milligan, who finished with 115 yards on six carries, then busted a 47-yard touchdown run on the first play of the second quarter and Kobe Johnson ran in the conversion for an 18-3 Trojan advantage.

Milligan added a 17-yard TD run midway through the second quarter and Kobe Dillon passed to Elijah White on the conversion for a 26-3 lead.

Milligan returned a punt 50 yards that led to a 22-yard TD run by Dillon. Jaquarius Davis, who finished with 88 yards on three carries. ran in the conversion to put the Trojans up 32-3 at halftime.

The second half was played with a running clock.

The final two quarters lasted 35 minutes.

Milligan scored on a 41-yard run and Davis added a 40-yard TD run in the third quarter.

Damion Milligan scooped a Delhi Charter off near the ground and returned it 62 yards for a touchdown. It was Milligan’s sixth interception of the season.

The final Ferriday touchdown came on a 3-yard run by Demetrius Redden.

Ferriday’s defense held Delhi Charter to 20 total yards in total offense.

Kylyn Lewis finished with six tackles — three for losses, one sack and a fumble recovery.

Vincent Hollins had three tackles for losses.

Ferriday hosts Richwood Friday in its final regular season game of the year.

 

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