By Ira Kirkpartrick
Stephenson broke into the win column with vengence Saturday night at Tara Stadium dominating Morrow to the tune of 31-0.
After opening with three narrow loses, the Jaugars (1-3) proved that they are still a force to be reckoned with om Region 2-AAAAA.
The game opened with Stephenson pounding the ball to the Morrow 5-yardline in just five plays. The Mustangs' defense stiffened, forcing the Jaguars to turn the ball over on downs. Two plays later, however, Morrow quarterback Demetrius Williams fumbled on the one to set up the first touchdown.
Backed by a personal four to the 16, Stephenson's Brandon Miller connected with wideout Arthur Morris on a fade pattern to put his team up 7-0 early.
Stephenson put the game away with a 79-yard drive in 15 plays that consumed almost eight minutes. Miller hit Alex Washington pm another fade pattern to cover the last 19 yards.
After Morrow went three and out, Stephenson blocked a punt attempt and took over on the Mustan 11. Andre Anderson ran up the middle on the next play to give the Jaguars a commanding lead going into the break.
Morrow caught a break in the third quarter, but could not capitalize . Defensive back Justin Christian, a speedy sophomore, stripped the ball from a Jaguar running back and sprinted 42 yards to the 27. An interception on the next play, spoiled Morrow's best chance to get on the scoreboard.
Rashan Cylar's 47-yard field goal and Altivitus Bryant's 46-yard punt rounded out the scoring for the winners.
Stephenson amassed 249 yards total offense to Morrow's 27. The Mustangs managed just three net yards rushing 30 attempts.
From Staff Reports
In a game postponed until Saturday afternoon, the Mundy's Mill Tigers gave the East Coweta Indians all they wanted in Sharpsburg, before falling 20-14.
Kerry Lenoard scored on a 90-yard fumble recovery and Kerry Leonard and Dewayne Sullivan threw a touchdown stirke to Justice Ammah to round out the Mundy's Mill scoring.