This week in SCISA football Nov. 9
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11/08/2012 1:18 PM
Hammond (11-1) vs. Wilson Hall (8-3)
Site: Edens Stadium.
Game notes: Wilson Hall opened the playoffs with a 28-14 win over Laurence Manning Academy. It was the Barrons’ 14th consecutive first-round triumph. WH relies heavily on the ground game with Jay Goodson (163-961-11) and Parker McDuffie (95-718-7) in the forefront. Quarterback William Kinney has also contributed 431 yards and seven touchdowns to the cause. He is 40-for-77 passing for 889 yards and 10 TDs. Tyler Pannell (22-271-3) is the top receiver. J.P. Sears is the top hit man on defense with 75 tackles Quayshon Myers and Jake Nidiffer were the Hammond offensive headliner in last week’s 38-6 playoff-opening win over Heathwood Hall. Myers ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries. Nidiffer was 11-for-19 passing for 184 yards, including scoring tosses to Cannon Smith and Caleb Woody. William Love (9 tackles), Logan Smith (7 tackles), Ron Brown (7 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 PBU), Roo Daniels (5 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 interception) and Beau Acuff (5 tackles, 2 TFL, 2 sacks) lead the way of defense. To date, Myers has 2,020 yards rushing on 236 carries, caught 19 passes for 407 yards and scored a total of 29 touchdowns. Nidiffer is 121-for-204 passing for 2,134 yards and 23 TDs with just seven interceptions. The leading receivers are Braden Shockley (35-826-10), Doak Fisher (32-496-5) and Smith (31-460-4). Shockley is out with an injury. The season defensive leaders include Love (115 tackles, 5 TFL, 10 PBU, 1 interception), Brown (85 tackles, 3 TFL, 3 interceptions), Smith (66 tackles, 4 TFL, 2 interceptions) and Acuff (68 tackles, 7 TFL, 6 sacks).
Series history: Hammond beat the Barons during the regular season to take a 10-9 series lead since the Skyhawks rejoined SCISA in 1997. Hammond also leads in postseason matters with a 3-2 edge thanks to a three-game winning streak including a 13-9 win in last season’s championship game.
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