By Christy Suggs
Red River High School had their home season opener against Arcadia High School. Bulldog Elijah Harper scored first at 9:42 in the first quarter with a pass from QB Tre Smith. An 80 yard interception by Stanley Sibley put Red River in the red zone and allowed another touchdown. They ended the 1st quarter with a score of 14 to 0.
Three TDs were scored in the 2nd quarter all by completed passes. The Dogs went to halftime leading 35-0. Stanley Maxie had a forced fumble in the 2nd quarter.
The third quarter started with Arcadia receiving the ball. During the Arcadia drive, the Bulldog defense only allowed 2 yards resulting in the offense having great position on the Arcadia 22 yard line. This great field position set the Bulldogs up for a rushing touchdown scored by Stanley Maxie. With 3:19 to go in the 3rd Arcadia scored a rushing TD. Capping the 3rd quarter off, Lenard Mosely scored a rushing touchdown making the score 49-6.
During the fourth quarter the Bulldogs scored a combined 14 points. Thanks to a rushing touchdown by Tyler Hughes and a passing TD caught by Christopher Gay. Arcadia also scored in the fourth bringing the final score to RR 63 Arcadia 12. Ryder Hogan had a perfect game going 9 for 9 on PAT’s. The Red River record is now 1-1. They take on Mansfield Wolverines Friday in Mansfield. Come support your RR Bulldogs
Highlight Stats from Coach Jeff Harper:
Offense: 53 plays/545 yards/63 points
Defense: Held Arcadia to less than 140 yards of total offense
Tre Smith 10-13 passing 247 yards 6 TD passing
Antron Williams TD
D’Evan McDonald TD
Elijah Harper 14 yard TD reception
Chris Gay TD reception
Stanley Maxie rushing TD
Lenard Mosely rushing TD
Tyler Hughes 2 TDs(pass/rush)
Stanley Sisley 80 yard INT
Stanley Maxie forced fumble
Ryder Hogan 9 for 9 on PATs (16 for 16 total for season)
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