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Sports : THS Bulldogs Grind Out Win At Putnam County, 19-0
Posted by Tom on 2013/9/16 9:40:00 (401 reads) News by the same author

The Trenton Bulldogs are 3-0, after a workmanlike effort earned them a 19-0 shutout victory at Putnam County High School on Friday night.

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Trenton opened the scoring on the game's second play from scrimmage, with sophomore back Colton Neff going the distance. Tom Johnson provided the play-by-play call on Hot Country Z 101.7:

Click here to listen to Colton Neff's 63 yard TD run

The extra point kick was blocked, leaving the score at 6-0. The Bulldogs hit the end zone again with 3:50 to go in the first quarter, with Chanse Houghton going in on an 8 yard run. The play was nearly disastrous for Trenton, with the pitch to Houghton thrown wide of the senior back. However, he was able to pick up the ball at the Midget 10 and outrace the Unionville defenders to the end zone. A two-point conversion pass attempt to junior Bailey Owen missed the target, and the score was 12-0.

Putnam County, behind good line play and the running of quarterback Jacob Parker, threatened to cut into the Bulldogs lead in the second quarter, but a drive to the Trenton 5 yard line stalled, and the lead at the break remained 12 points.

While not fancy, the Bulldogs offensive attack in the second half proved effective in keeping Putnam County's offense off the field, with Trenton scoring the final points of the game on a 4 yard touchdown run by sophomore Travis Leeper with 1:43 to go in the third quarter. This time, the extra point kick by Jonathan Lamp was good, for the final point of the evening.

Trenton Head Coach Wes Croy, on the Coke/TNT Locker Room Show on Friday night, said the stern challenge the Midgets provided his team will pay off in the long run:

Click here to listen to Coach Wes Croy

Trenton now gets ready for Higginsville, and a Husker program that has had its way with the Bulldogs over the last handful of years:

Click here to listen to Coach Wes Croy

Trenton, 3-0 for the first time since 2007, was led by 15 carries and 115 yards rushing from Neff, and 15 carries and 93 yards from Leeper. Trenton now prepares for a "Battle of the Unbeatens" for Homecoming this Friday night (September 20th) at 7 o'clock against the Lafayette County Huskers at C.F. Russell Stadium. Putnam County, led by 21 carries for 105 yards from Parker, falls to 1-2. The Midgets take on state-ranked Marceline this week.

Here is the SCOREBOARD for Friday, September 13, 2013:
South Harrison 55, Princeton 0 (On KTTN FM 92.3)
Milan 38, Slater 7
Albany 22, King City 0
Maysville 42, Braymer 8
Polo 52, Gallatin 30
Brookfield 16, Marceline 14 (THE BELL GAME)
Macon 40, Monroe City 12
Maryville 32, Chillicothe 7
Savannah 27, Smithville 10
Lafayette 40, Benton 18
Cameron 41, Bishop LeBlond 14
Knox County 20, Fayette 17
Salisbury 42, Schuyler County 0
South Callaway 55, Scotland County 0
Paris 48, North Shelby 0
(8-Man) Hardin-Central 36, SW Livingston 20
Odessa 41, Carrollton 14
Osceola 36, Lexington 21
Lawson 29, Plattsburg 13
Mid-Buchanan 40, North Platte 0
Lathrop 37, Hamilton 15
East Buchanan 48, West Platte 45
Higginsville 57, El Dorado Springs 6
Clinton 34, Holden 16
Richmond 23, Excelsior Springs 20
O'Hara 42, Knob Noster 14
Moberly 28, Kirksville 12

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