Middle school Bulldogs fall to Kingston

Published 10:29 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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An extra week without a game leaves many coaches wondering how their team would come out and play. That’s where the Claiborne Middle School Bulldogs coaching staff was Sept. 12. The 1-1 Bulldogs needed to come out on the field with purpose in order to compete with a good Kingston Yellow Jacket football team.

When the Bulldogs took the field it was evident in their play that it might be a long night. For whatever reason, the Bulldogs looked shell-shocked and couldn’t figure out how to block or tackle the Jackets. After a few adjustments, the team was playing better all-around but it was too late for them to make a serious attempt at a comeback.

Claiborne finally got on the board after a long pass to Landon Poore covering 40 yards to set up an Isaiah Gerrells touchdown run. They failed on the two-point conversion attempt and would not find the end zone again.

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During the second half, scoring completely stopped for both teams and the game ended with the Yellow Jackets winning, 40-6. The Bulldogs fell to 1-2 and will look to rebound next Thursday at Webb Middle School.