Oct 16 lakeside writeup
Lakeside rallies past North DeSoto By Mike Plzzolato Special to The Times STONEWALL - Walker Haynes hit Dennis Clark for a 32-yard 32-yard 32-yard touchdown touchdown pass that capped a furious Lakeside comeback with 1:47 left in the game to give the Warriors (5-2, (5-2, (5-2, 1- 1- 1) a 14-12 14-12 14-12 victory over the North DeSoto Griffins (07, 02) at Griffin Field on Friday night. Wliile the Griffins remained witness, the Warriors broke a twegame skid. "I just saw his head and threw it," Haynes said. "It got us up and picked us up from the last two games." A short desperation punt by North DeSoto's David King, pressured by a heavy rush from near his own 20-yard 20-yard 20-yard line, gave the Warriors the ball at midficld late in the game. From there, trailing 12-7 12-7 12-7 with just over five minutes left, lakeside lakeside moved the ball to the Griffins' 32-yard 32-yard 32-yard line behind the running of Keon Taylor, which led to Clark's game winner. Taylor rushed for 90 yards on 15 carries for Lakeside, while Haynes completed eight passes for 156 yards on the night. Lakeside trafk-d trafk-d trafk-d throughout the entire game but awed two fourth-quarter fourth-quarter fourth-quarter touchdowns with two succrssful conversion conversion attempts by Garretl Vaughan to come back and win die game. North DeSoto failed on its two conversion attempts, a kick and a run. They did well," Lakeside head coach Gary Cooper said of North DeSoto, "but hats off to our guys. Our guys found a way to win." The Griffins scored first on Cedric Hooks' 65-yard 65-yard 65-yard punt return in the second, taking a 6-0 6-0 6-0 lead. Jarvis Hutcherson's 7-yard 7-yard 7-yard rusliing touchdown put the Griffins ahead 12-0 12-0 12-0 on the 64-yard 64-yard 64-yard opening drive of the third quarter that chewed up nearly four minutes with long gainers by fullback David King, who rushed for 75 yards for North DeSoto. King's 30yard run off-tackle off-tackle off-tackle on the opening drive of the third, took the spirited Griffins to the 15-yard 15-yard 15-yard line, where a few plays later, Hutcherson slipped in for the score. Quarterback Ryan Burford was 5-for-7 5-for-7 5-for-7 5-for-7 5-for-7 on the night with 37 yards for North DeSoto, but he tlirew a key interception to Warriors defender Kenneth Baulkmon on the late drive after Lakeside took the lead. North DeSoto took a 60 lead into the half on Hooks' 65-yard 65-yard 65-yard punt return midway midway tlirough the second quarter. The sophomore wide receiver took Garret Vaughan's punt at his own 35-yard 35-yard 35-yard line. He ran tlirough one would-be would-be would-be tackier aid beat two odiers to the comer, sprinting past die coverage and sailing untouched into the end zone.