Oct 19 Loyola writeup

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Oct 19 Loyola writeup - Flyers shut out Griffins Harris rushes for 203...
Flyers shut out Griffins Harris rushes for 203 yards in 35-0 35-0 35-0 victory. By Des McGinn Special to The Times Celebrating their first homecoming homecoming on their new field, the Loyola Flyers, on the four-touchdown four-touchdown four-touchdown rushing performance of running back Robbie Harris scorched the North DeSoto Griffins. 35-0. 35-0. 35-0. Harris, along with running back Garrett Johnston, ran all over the North DeSoto defense. Often breaking for 8- 8- and 10-yard 10-yard 10-yard gains on the ground, Harris and Johnston were too much for the Griffins. Harris ran for 203 yards on 18 carries and had touchdown runs of 10. 54, 29 and 22 yards. "We prepared for the run all week," Loyola coach Fat Maxey said. "We figured we could run on them watching the film. North DeSoto may not have a good record this year, but they do have a lot of athletes athletes on their team and they fight Harris nard. iliis game will get us in a good frame of mind for our tough game next week against Homer." The Flyers (4-3, (4-3, (4-3, 2-2) 2-2) 2-2) scored first on a methodical run-only run-only run-only drive. Harris scored on a 10-yard 10-yard 10-yard run straight up the middle of the Griffins defense and Loyola had an early 7-0 7-0 7-0 lead. On its next possession, Loyola opened things up, mixing passes by quarterback John Evans with a potent ground game. From the North DeSoto 40, Evans found Stephen Morehart open over the middle at the 25 and Morehart out-raced out-raced out-raced the Griffins defense for a touchdown. Loyola was up 14-0. 14-0. 14-0. North DeSoto (0-6, (0-6, (0-6, 0-2) 0-2) 0-2) could do little on offense in the first half, only crossing midfield once the entire entire game. The Loyola defense shut down the Griffins' ground game and pressured North DeSoto quarterback quarterback James Brokenberry the entire entire game. Nothing the Griffins tried worked against the Flyers' defense. defense. The Loyola defense finished with four sacks and only allowed 87 yards of offense. A f r .i-'fey'.-' .i-'fey'.-' .i-'fey'.-' .i-'fey'.-' .i-'fey'.-' i -

Clipped from The Times19 Oct 2002, SatMain EditionPage 26

The Times (Shreveport, Louisiana)19 Oct 2002, SatMain EditionPage 26
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