David Emanuel Academy’s varsity Eagles traveled to Covington on September 3 to compete against the Covington Academy Bulldogs. The Eagles returned home with a region game victory score of 54-12.
Racyn Faircloth added the first 6 Eagle points of the game with a 30-yard run touchdown. Banks Booth and Timothy Braddock increased the score to 8-0.
Holding the Covington Bulldogs back, Rylie Rowland completed a 48-yard touchdown pass sent from Dane Arrington bringing the score to 14-0. Booth and Faircloth added 2 more points to the scoreboard to make the tally 16-0.
Going 22-6, Brayden Smith completed a 1-yard run. A completed play by Booth and Braddock brought the score up to 24-6.
Following a 20-yard run made by Arrington, the varsity Eagles’ scoreboard number increased to 30-6. An attempted 2-point play was unsuccessful.
A successful 38-yard touchdown pass from Booth to Faircloth meant additional Eagle points, followed by another 2-point play made by Booth and Braddock to make the score 38-12.
Going for another touchdown pass, Arrington passed the ball 22 yards to Rowland, and Booths and Smith assisted in tacking on an additional 2 points for a score of 46-12.
Ace Ely then completed a 2-yard run, followed by annother run by Arrington, making the final score 54-12.
The Eagles traveled to Cordele to compete in the third game of the season against Crisp Academy on Friday, September 11. Results will be in a later edition of The Blade,