Story by Christy Suggs
Friday Night September 3, RRHS had their season opener against 5A Haughton High at Harold Harlon Stadium. The game started off fast and furious with Haughton scoring on the first play. RR Bulldogs answered with their own touchdown and point after touchdown kicked in by Ryder Hogan.
Red River and Haughton stayed point for point during the 1st quarter. Red River went in at half time with a 42 to 34 lead.
Red River was only able to add one more touchdown after half. This was thanks to an interception made by Jieron Calhoun. Making the score RR 49 Haughton 34 leaving around 8 mins to go.
The Bulldogs were fighting hard to keep the lead. But with around five minutes left in the game Red River began to struggle with a tired defensive line and leg cramps attacking both offense and defense. Haughton came up with three strong scoring plays that put them on top. The night ended with Red River 49 and Haughton 55.
Stats from the night:
Tre Smith 16-26 400 yards 6 TD 9 carries 85 yards TD
Antron Williams 4 receptions 132 yards 3 TDs
Quin Lewis 3 receptions 128 yards TD
D’Evan McDonald 4 receptions 112 yards 2 TDs
Elijah Harper 6 receptions 38 yards TD
Leonard Mosely 9 carries 25 yards
Ryder Hogan 7-7 PATS
Jieron Calhoun Interception.
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