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Oct 22 benton writeup - Benton pounds N. DeSoto Tigers roll up 434...
Benton pounds N. DeSoto Tigers roll up 434 yards total offense in 49-20 49-20 49-20 victory over Griffins. By Mike Pizzolato Special to The Times STONEWALL The Benton High School Tigers (5-3-1, (5-3-1, (5-3-1, (5-3-1, (5-3-1, 2-1) 2-1) 2-1) routed the North DeSoto Griffins 49-20 49-20 49-20 on Friday night. Lambert Tasby, with 93 yards on the night, scored on a 42-yard 42-yard 42-yard touchdown, while Aaron Adams rushed for 73 yards and two touchdowns. touchdowns. Josh Simon ran for 66 yards and a 16-yard 16-yard 16-yard touchdown. The visiting Tigers rolled up 434 yards total offense and capitalized early on turnovers by North DeSoto DeSoto (3-5, (3-5, (3-5, 0-3), 0-3), 0-3), converting an interception, interception, two fumbles and Tasby 's long scoring run into a 28-0 28-0 28-0 first-quarter first-quarter first-quarter lead and an eventual 35-6 35-6 35-6 halftime lead. Benton took a 42-14 42-14 42-14 lead into the fourth quarter when backup players took over. "We just wanted to play good, fundamental football," Benton defensive coordinator Caleb Guidry said. "We made a few mistakes, but we took care of our business. We just wanted to play our game, good basic defense." Kendrick Stewart Stewart anchored the Tigers' defensive line, as Benton held the Griffins to J to total yarns Adams and only 115 yards rushing. Justin Alkire and Cory Allen of Benton picked off two of Ryan Burford's passes. Jeremy Thomas led North DeSoto DeSoto with 52 yards on 12 carries. Burford completed two passes on the night, both to Javaris Murray for 40 yards. "They're a heck of a football team," Griffins coach Gary Smith said. "You can't make mistakes and play on the field with them. They got three turnovers in a row, and by that time, they got the ball rolling." Smith said the Tigers are a great football team that would go far in the playoffs. Both teams, with two games left in the regular season, travel next week, Benton to Green Oaks and North DeSoto to Mansfield. k If

Clipped from The Times22 Oct 2005, SatMain EditionPage 20

The Times (Shreveport, Louisiana)22 Oct 2005, SatMain EditionPage 20
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