Sep 6 Plain Dealing writeup
Griffins get past Dealing By Teddy Turman Special to The Times STONEWALL Plain Dealing High School squeaked into the 2X2 high school playoffs on the strength of a 5-5 5-5 5-5 season, with one of those wins compliments of an upset victory over Class 2A foe North DeSoto. The Griffins avenged that defeat on Friday night will) an l.S-2 l.S-2 l.S-2 win on their home turf to 0en the 2003 season. Bolh teams failed to mount serious bids until the second quarter. I lain Dealing drove near the (iriffins end zone only to fumble the ball into the anus of a North DeSoto player for a touchback. The resulting drive had the (iriffins grounding out 80 yards for the only touchdown of the first half. The score was came on quarterback James Brokenberry "s run on a first-and-goal first-and-goal first-and-goal first-and-goal first-and-goal from the 9. Tie score held up as the deciding one in the contest. Ilie game was the head coaching debut at North DeSoto for Andrew Ilargroder. Hie first-year first-year first-year coach, struggling with who to start at quarterback, quarterback, decided to rotate his two top signal callers Jonathan Creech and James Brokenberry each play. "We are just trying to feel out the system." said Ilargroder. "I've always always liked using two quarterbacks. If you sir something the defense is doing, doing, you can talk about it more to your signal callers while they are on "the sidelines. We will probably stay with two quarterbacks all year." The (irilfins scored the second touchdown of the game deep into the third period on a 4-yard 4-yard 4-yard run by sophomore Jarred Walker. Ilie Griffins lost a fumbled snap on their own 25 just before the end of the third quarter but the Lions could not capitalize on the good field position. position. Alter stopping Plain Dealing on downs, the (iriffins made a miscue of their own when a fumbled ball rolled into the end zone, and Brokenberry was unable to advance it out of the end zone. 'Die play resulted in a safety and what would end up being the only points that the Lions would be able to put up on the scoreboard.