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After putting up 30 points in their win over the Dixie County Bears, and 50 points the following week against the Wildwood Wildcats, the Williston Red Devil JV Football team added another 54-point performance against the Chiefland Indian JV.
The Red Devils scored at will against a Chiefland team that failed to tackle and lacked the speed to compete with the young and talented Red Devils.
Red Devil Coach Toby Feathers played every player on the sideline for the Red Devils the entire second half with his starters seeing little second half action..
After jumping out to a 30-0 halftimes lead on several long yardage touchdown runs by Devon Webb and Tad Donald, quarterback Paul Battles hit Earl Brown with a 30 yard pass for another scoring play following a running touchdown by Battles. The Red Devil defense added to the scoring with a safety as a swarm of Red Devil players tackled the Indians ball carrier in the end zone in the second quarter of play.
Over all the Red Devils completely took command on both sides of the football as they scored 7 touchdowns, 1 safety and 5 2-point PAT's. The Red Devil defense held the Indians to minus yardage on most possessions, forcing punts by the Indians.
The Red Devils wasted little time in adding to the 30-0 half time score as they took the second half kickoff . On the first play from scrimmage, Webb busted loose for a 52 yard dash to the end zone. A Battles to Brown pass was good for the PAT making the score 38-0, and invoking the running clock rule with 9:05 remaining in the third quarter for the rest of the game.
The Indians troubles continued as they coughed up the football with a fumble on their first possession of the second half. The loose football was picked up by Webb who returned the football 47 yards for another Red Devil score.
Noah Faircloth ran the 2-point PAT putting the Red Devils up 46-0.
With many subs now in the game for the Red Devils, the Indians fumbled the ensueing kickoff and the Red Devils recovered at the Indians 37 yard line. Faircloth then took a pitch from Malik Hall and scampered 27 yards breaking several tackles for the final Red Devil score in the third quarter. Darin Thompson ran in the 2-point PAT for a 54-0 Red Devil lead as the third quarter ended.
The Indians had managed just three first downs in the first three quarters of the game. Hard running by the Indians Josh Carter, Nat Moore, and Levi Blitch added several first downs for the Indians in the fourth and final quarter as they moved the football into Red Devil territory for the first time in the game. Again the Red Devil defense held and forced a punt by the Indians. The football sailed over the Indian punters head and the Red Devils recovered the football. With a team of non starters running the offense, the Red Devils fumbled the football with 4:50 remaining on the running game clock.
The Indians ran out the clock as the Red Devils moved their season record to 3-0. The Red Devils team made up of mostly freshmen, (9th graders), has scored 134 points in 3 games and have allowed just 34 points in the three games. Although they presently lack size, they have plenty of speed. This group of JV players will be a special group in the coming seasons of Red Devil football as they continue to grow.
The Red Devils are on the road next week on Thursday night for a stiff test, as they travel for a rematch against the JV Dixie County Bears in Cross City. A real tough place to get a win. Game time is 7 PM.