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.

Scoring

Lee County       7     32     7     7     53

Douglas Byrd   6       0      0     0       6

Scoring Summary

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)

Rushing

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

Passing

Lee County – Colin Johnson 7-9 208

Douglas Byrd – Donnell Melvin 7-10 70

Receiving

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.