Hawks struggle with Rebels on homecoming
Special to the Enquirer
West Morgan running back Antonio Little ran for 123 yards and three first half touchdowns as the Rebels defeated the Danville Hawks by a score of 53-13 last Friday night at Smith-Owens Stadium.
Little scored on runs of 8, 50 and 18 yards, helping the Rebels to a 33-0 halftime lead.
The West Morgan defense got the game’s first score when Jonathan Tucker picked up a Danville fumble and raced 14 yards into the end zone.
Rebel quarterback Grant Workman connected with Raymond Hall for a 34-yard touchdown pass to end the first half scoring.
The 3rd quarter saw West Morgan score once on a 6-yard Workman to Zach Holbert pass. Robbie Binkley kicked his fourth PAT of the game to extend the Rebel lead to 40-0.
The two teams traded touchdowns in the final period. West Morgan scored on a 21- yard run by Tucker. The kick failed giving the Rebels a 46-0 lead.
Danville’s Riley Self accounted for both Hawk touchdowns. His first came on a 31- yard run.
Self and Justin Morgan later hooked up on a 52-yard pass to end the scoring. In between, Rodney Young caught a 24-yard pass from Sam Hughes for West Morgan’s final points of the night.
With the loss, Danville falls to 1-5 on the year and 0-4 in the region. West Morgan is now 2-4 on the year and 1-3 in region play.
Danville will travel to Limestone County tomorrow night to face the Elkmont Red Devils. Game time is 7 p.m.