Yellow Jackets buzz past Ashville


Glencoe outgained Ashville 349 to 139 in total yardage on the way to a 42-8 Class 3A, Region 6 victory last Friday (Oct. 2) at GHS.

The Yellow Jacket defense held the Bulldogs to 22 yards rushing while registering six quarterback sacks, three from Austin Bush. The hosts had a shutout going until the final two minutes of the game.

Glencoe (5-1, 3-1) opened the scoring at 5:49 of the first quarter on Chase Wilson’s 7-yard run and the first of Andrew Lang’s four extra points.

Taylor Daugherty scored the first of his three touchdowns at the 9:41 mark f the second period with a 4-yard run, then found the end zone three minutes later on a 3-yard rush.

Wilson’s 18-yard touchdown pass to Pace Ozmint provided the Jackets with a 28-0 halftime lead.

A 1-yard touchdown run by Wilson at 7:30 of the third quarter made it 35-0, while Daugherty’s 4-yard score five seconds into the fourth period pushed the advantage to 42 points.

Ashville (1-5, 0-4) avoided the goose egg by way of Judd Mundy’s 22-yard touchdown pass to Andy Morgan with 2:05 left in the contest.

Ozmint led the Glencoe rushing game with 97 yards on eight carries, while Wilson ran 12 times for 92 yards. Daugherty added 56 yards on 13 attempts.

Wilson completed 2-of-4 passed for 61 yards.

Zach Cowley had seven tackles, followed by Ozmint, Noah Hauk, Bradley Scott and Dakota Colvin with five each.

The Yellow Jackets continue region play this Friday (Oct. 2) at home against Ohatchee.

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