Oct 11 BTW preview
for touchdowns, but they throw the ball well and catch it well." Demarcus Turner returned a fumble 76 yards to score in the first quarter and a 52-yarder 52-yarder 52-yarder in the second quarter. NORTH DESOTO: The Griffins face Booker T. Washington on Friday in their second try for a District 1-3A 1-3A 1-3A victory. One story in the game will be the matchup of two of the area's top rushers. rushers. There is the area leader, Jeremy Jefferson, who has rushed for 1,224 yards on 192 carries aid scored 13 touch downs. He will give Thomas the Dons a quick-strike quick-strike quick-strike offensive weapon. North DeSoto's is more of a threat to pound on a defense. Jeremy Thom- Thom- as has rushed for 909 yards and eight scores on 102 attempts. "I think Jefferson definitely is faster and quicker," Griffins coach Gary Smith says. "Jeremy Thomas is about 190 (pounds), so he is a bigger back. He's one of our fastest players but not as fast as Jefferson. Thomas is more of a power runner than a slasher." fl SPRINGHILL: First-year First-year First-year head coach Joey Pesses isn't satisfied with the play of the Lumberjacks, who are 24 tliis season, so he and his staff have made a change in how they prepare each week. Mlms "We've come a long way just as far as technique," he says. "Last week, that's all we did is go back and work on fundamentals on both sides of the balL We're so young, that I think I missed the boat on thaL"