Seventh grade loses 34-8

Published 1:37 pm Friday, October 9, 2009

Bainbridge Middle School seventh-grade Bearcats running back Isaiah Brown ran 60 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter Wednesday in Cairo, and Christian Green ran in for the two-point conversion to cut a 24-0 Washington of Cairo seventh-grade Tigers lead to 24-8 only to have the Tigers outscore them 10-0 the rest of the way and post a 34-8 victory.

The game, originally scheduled for Sept. 16, had to be canceled and rescheduled for Wednesday due to lightning.

Bearcats seventh-grade football coordinator David Kirkland said he thought Brown and Green did a good job the entire game, and quarterback Trey Miller ran the offense well.

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“Isaiah and Christian both ran hard,” Kirkland said. “I also thought the left side of our offensive line blocked well, Left guard Tony Hurst and left tackle Glenn Cooper did a particularly good job.”

The seventh-grade Bearcats, who are 0-4 on the season, will close out their season next Wednesday, Oct. 14, when they host the McIntyre Park of Thomasville Middle School seventh-grade Bulldogs at 5 p.m. at Centennial Field.