Lee County Rolls to 3-0 with a 53-6 Win at Douglas Byrd
The Lee County Yellow Jackets continued to score in a variety of ways and won a non-conference game at Douglas Byrd Monday night 53-6. Lee County scored four times in two minutes in the 2nd quarter and 6 times in the final 9:05 of the half to roll past Byrd. AJ Boulware led the Lee rushing with 97 yards on 8 carries as the Yellow Jackets rolled up 425 yards of total offense. Colin Johnson completed 7 of 9 for 208 yards and 3 TDs – two to UNC signee Jayden Chalmers, who also returned a kickoff for a score. Lee County travels again this week, on Friday night to visit 3-0 Hoke County.
Lee County 7 32 7 7 53
Douglas Byrd 6 0 0 0 6
LC – Colin Johnson 50 pass to Tyric McKendall (Trey Underwood kick)
DB – Donnell Melvin 26 pass to Glendell Herring (2-pt conversion failed)
LC – Underwood 23 FG
LC – Johnson 43 pass to Jayden Chalmers (Underwood kick)
LC – Safety – punt snap recovered by punter in end zone
LC – Chalmers 53-yard kickoff return (Underwood kick)
LC – AJ Boulware 43 run (Underwood kick)
LC – Johnson 37 run (kick blocked)
LC – Johnson 45 pass to Chalmers (Underwood kick)
LC – Marcus Gray 2 run (Underwood kick)
Lee County – Boulware 8-97, Colin Johnson 3-51, Marcus Gray 5-28, Mark Sledge 1-27, Larry Baldwin 3-14 Totals 20-217
Douglas Byrd – Donnell Melvin 9-46, Alton Simmons 8-12, rest of team 8-(-3) Totals 25-55
Lee County – Colin Johnson 7-9 208
Douglas Byrd – Donnell Melvin 7-10 70
Lee County – Jayden Chalmers 2-88, Tyric McKendall 2-79, Larry Baldwin 1-16, Jackson Lamb 1-12, Tim Lett 1-5 Totals 7-208
Douglas Byrd – Jon Carroll 5-35 Team Totals 7-70
- Lee County played Monday night because of Hurricane Dorian, the 7th time in 15 games since the start of last season that weather has moved games.
- Jackson Lamb recovered an onside kick for Lee County at the Byrd 43-yard line that led to a one play drive – a 43 yard pass to Jayden Chalmers.
- Jayden Chalmers was named the Normann Financial Group Player of the Game.