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Blue Devils win convincingly over Mantachie

SPORTS BLOG: MANTACHIE — The Water Valley Blue Devils remained undefeated in Region 2-3A with a 42-6 road-win over Mantachie Friday night.

Led by quarterback E.J. Bounds, the Blue Devils (9-2 overall, 5-0 region) built a 21-0 halftime lead, and added three more touchdowns in the third quarter to win comfortably.

Bounds scored on runs of 1, 54 and 1 yards in the first half and connected with L.J. Hawkins on a 16-yard scoring strike for the first points of the third quarter. The sophomore signal-caller finished with 123 yards on six carries and was 5 of 12 for 77 yards through the air.

Jeoffry Gordon totaled 118 yards on eight carries, including a 64-yard TD run, while Elijah Rogers carried the ball seven times for 54 yards and a score for Water Valley.

For a more complete recap of the game, be sure to check out Monday’s Sports section of The Oxford EAGLE. (October 28, 2011)

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