The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

Sports

October 7, 2013

Cougars crush East Carteret

TARBORO — Barry Smith rushed for 141 yards on nine carries, while Devontrell Hyman and Marcus Williams scored two touchdowns a piece Friday night for the SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars as they routed East Carteret 49-7.

The Cougars (3-3) pounded out 450 totals yards of offense and held East Carteret to just 179 yards of total offense.

The Cougars scored 23 points in the first quarter and added 14 in the second to take a commanding 37-0 lead at halftime.

The Cougars added 12 more points in the third and gave up their only score of the game late in the fourth quarter.

Hyman rushed for 60 yards on just eight carries. This was his first game back after suffering an injury three weeks ago.

Williams added 102 yards on just six touches and Delvon Edmondson added a 31-yard TD run on his only carry of the game. Devonte Williams added a score for the Cougars and contributed 38 yards of offense on five carries.

Edmondson was huge for SouthWest on the defensive side of the ball. He had eight tackles, which three were sacks for a loss of 24 yards.

Quay Wooten added a score for the Cougars on the defensive side of the ball when he intercepted a pass and returned it 45 yards for a TD. Kalumbus Dickens also had an interception.

Coming into the game, coach Jonthan Cobb knew his team had to be ready on every play, because East Carteret liked to air the ball out.

Cobb was impressed with his teams performance on both sides of the ball.

SouthWest jumps into Eastern Plains Conference action Friday when they travel to Bethel to play the North Pitt Panthers.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Joe Miller.jpg Vikings make late comeback

    The Tarboro Vikings bats took a nap for the first five innings Thursday against the South Creek Cougars in Two Rivers Conference action until the sixth inning alarm clock woke seniors Wesley Hart and Joe Miller.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Montrezl Harrell.jpg Harrell returning to Louisville

    Former North Edgecombe basketball star Montrezl Harrell tweeted Monday that he was returning to Louisville for his junior season.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Staton Dupree.jpg NORTH PITT 9, TARBORO 3

    Responsibility and focusing on defense has been the two main priorities for the Tarboro Vikings this season.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brayden Morris.jpg NORTH PITT 7, SOUTHWEST 4

    The offensive struggles continued for the SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars Friday night as they managed just four hits off of four North Pitt Panthers pitchers. The Cougars also left 12 runners stranded in a 7-4 loss to Eastern Plains Conference foe.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Katie King.jpg Tarboro beats North Pitt 5-0

    Different games mean different systems for Tarboro soccer.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lexi Rhodes.jpg Wild pitches, walks doom Lady Vikings

    Using the strategy of trying to save arms for pitching a conference game today came back to haunt the Tarboro Lady Vikings Wednesday night against county rival SouthWest Edgecombe Lady Cougars.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tarboro commits 8 errors; loses battle for 1st place in TRC

    The Tarboro Vikings were denied first place in the Two Rivers Conference Tuesday when the Riverside Knights defeated them 12-3 to gain the top spot.

    April 9, 2014

  • Chandler Harrell.jpg Harrell throws no-hitter

    Tarboro freshman Chandler Harrell was able to do something no other softball pitcher has done in quite some time for the Vikings – throw a no-hitter.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Trey Wells sports.jpg Wells sets tone in Tarboro win

    Relief pitching has been an issue for the Tarboro Vikings this season after they get past their No. 1 starter Jordyn Holland. Sophomore Trey Wells changed that pattern Thursday night when he manned the mound in the third inning while trailing 5-2.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sadarius Kelly.jpg Kelly earns complete game victory

    North Edgecombe Warriors coach Jason Miller saw a lot of fixable things his team needs to work on Tuesday when they overcame mental and physical mistakes to defeat the Rocky Mount Prep Jaguars, 13-8 in Two Rivers Conference action.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo