WINNSBORO — The Carolina Academy Bobcats extended their claws and were down right unkind to the Richard Winn Eagles during homecoming.
The Bobcats rolled to a 44-6 halftime lead, as their power running game and quick offensive linemen proved too much for the Eagles to handle.
Stephen Lee broke the first long touchdown run for the Bobcats to put them up 6-0.
The two-point conversion failed. Greg Beckum put the Bobcats up 12-0 with a 10-yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion was good, giving Carolina Academy a 14-0 lead. B
eckum scored on another long touchdown run and the two-point conversion was good, giving the visitors a 22-0 lead. The Eagles were held to another punt on a nigh when offense was struggle.
Carolina Academy broke a long run before pounding the ball inside the five-yard line.
From there, fullback Lee bulled into the end zone. The two-point conversion was good to put the Eagles in a 30-0 hole.
On the next drive, Knox hooked up with Reid Johnson on a 67-yard touchdown pass. The two-point conversion was no good as Johnson came up just short of the goal line on a pass reception.
Carolina Academy answered with a touchdown pass from Ken Parker to Garrett Weaver, to extend the lead back to 30 points. The two-point conversion was good.
After a Knox fumble, Greg Beckum broke off another long touchdown run, giving the Bobcats a 42-6 lead. The two-point conversion was good, and the Eagles trailed 44-6 at the half.
The Bobcats added another touchdown and two-point conversion in the third quarter and closed out the scoring in the fourth quarter with a final score of 60-6.
The Eagles continued to play hard and coach hard throughout the contest, but this night belonged to the Bobcats who carved up the defense and stifled the offense.
Leaders for the Eagles included:
Austin Knox 4 for 13 passing for 89 yards and a touchdown.
Sidney Edenfield with nine rushes 30 yards, Reid Johnson with 3 catches for 89 yards and a touchdown, and John Coleman with 10 tackles and five assists. Coker Gilbert graded highest of the offensive linemen at 85 percent.
A large, noisy crowd of alumni and fans gathered to cheer the team on and at halftime the Homecoming Court was recognized.
Madison Spang was honored as football sweetheart and Carson Justice was crowned homecoming queen.