Quarterback Ty Clemons ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to lead McEachern to a 42-28 victory over Lassiter in the second game of the Battle of the Big Chicken doubleheader Friday at McEachern.
McEachern (2-0) scored on its first two possessions of the third quarter to take control of a game that was tied 21-21 at halftime. Clemons scored on an 18-yard run with 8:46 to play in the quarter, and Ryan Sherman had a 12-yard touchdown run a little less than two minutes later.
McEachern led 21-7 early in the second quarter, but Lassiter (0-1) scored two touchdowns in the final 6:08 of the half. Will Anderson threw a touchdown pass to Lane Jackman on the first play after an interception by Clay Roelle set the Trojans up at the McEachern, and John Corley tied it with a 3-yard run with seven seconds to play in the half.
Clemons scored on a 42-yard run and threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Artise Clark in the first half.
Lassiter – 7-14-0-7 – 28
McEachern – 14-7-14-7 – 42
M – Artise Clark 17 pass from Ty Clemons (Dennis Dominguez kick)
L – John Corey 3 run (Luke Hardin kick)
M – Taj Griffin 2 run (Dominguez kick)
M – Clemons 42 run (Dominguez kick)
L – Lane Jackman 17 pass from Will Anderson (Hardin kick)
L – Corey 3 run (Hardin kick)
M – Clemons 18 run (Dominguez kick)
M – Ryan Sherman 12 run (Dominguez kick)
L – Russell Aarons 13 run (Hardin kick)
M – Alizee Chubbs 4 run (Dominguez kick)