Lee County Beats Triton 41-7, Now 7-0, 1-0

The Lee County Yellow Jackets held Triton to minus 7 yards of total offense in the 2nd half and won their Tri-County 3A Conference opener 41-7 over the Triton Hawks.   Lee County rolled up 495 yards of offense in the win with 227 on the ground and 268 passing for the night.   AJ Boulware finished with 132 yards on 21 carries and Colin Johnson finished the game 17 of 33 passing for Lee County, but it was the Jacket defense that controlled the game.   Triton entered the game leading the Tri-County 3A in rushing with just over 315 yards on the ground per game but finished the night with 42 carries for 97 yards.   Lee County improves to 7-0, 1-0 while Triton drops to 2-5 and 0-1.

Scoring

Lee County      11     18     6     6     41

Triton                 0       7      0     0      7

Scoring Summary

LC – Trey Underwood 37 FG

LC – Colin Johnson 52 pass to Tarius Alston (2 pt conversion good)

LC – Larry Baldwin 31 run (2 pt conversion good)

LC – AJ Boulware 3 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Underwood 22 FG

TR – Petoletti 30 pass to Jones (Delcid kick)

LC – Boulware 11 run (2 pt conversion failed)

LC – Johnson 49 pass to Jayden Chalmers (kick failed)

Rushing

LC – Boulware 21-132, Baldwin 2-35, Johnson 3-36, Marcus Gray 3-14, Tyric McKendall 2-6, Will Patterson 1-4  Totals 31-227

TR – Cowan 18-47, Sanders 7-59, McNeill 8-11, Dunkins 5-12, Batts 1-(-6), Petoletti 3-(-26)   Totals 42-97

Passing

LC – Johnson 17-33-268

TR – Petoletti 3-6-64

Receiving

LC – McKendall 5-74, Tarius Alston 3-74, Chalmers 1-49, Lett 2-11, Baldwin 1-14, Jackson Lamb 2-28, Jordan Batts 1-6, Boulware 1-2, Berdecia 1-10   Totals 17-268

TR – Sanders 1-14, Cowan 1-20, Jones 1-30   Totals 3-64

  • Lee County had 21 1st downs to 7 for Triton.   Triton did not have a 1st down in the 2nd half.  
  • Deandre Dingle-Prince was named the Normann Financial Group Player of the Game.
  • The 52-yard pass from Colin Johnson to Tarius Alston was the F&W Playhouse Play of the Game.
  • Lee County will face Union Pines (5-2, 1-0) next Friday night at Paul Gay stadium for homecoming.