Lee County Beats Western Harnett – Improves to 10-0

The Lee County Yellow Jackets rolled up 381 yards of offense in the 1st half on 18 plays for 7 touchdowns and beat Western Harnett by a 68-6 score Friday night at Eagle Stadium.   The Lee defense held to the Eagles to -4 yards of offense on their 1st four possessions to set the tone as Lee County improved to 4-0 in Tri-County 3A play.   AJ Boulware had 208 yards – all in the 1st half on 9 carries for 3 scores and Colin Johnson was 7 of 9 for 166 yards and 2 scores.   The lone Western touchdown came on a 90-yard kickoff return by Jea’Sean Snipes in the 3rd quarter.   The Yellow Jackets finished with 507 yards of offense to 89 for the Eagles.  Lee County forced 4 turnovers – 3 fumbles and one interception by Sincere Goldston.     Lee County will face Southern Lee at home next Friday and Western Harnett will close out the regular season at Union Pines.

Scoring

Lee County            26     21     7     14     68

Western Harnett   0       0      6      0       6

Scoring Summary

LC – AJ Boulware 66 run (Trey Underwood kick)

LC – Geovani Jamerson fumble recovery in end zone (2-pt conv failed)

LC – Colin Johnson 17 pass to Jordan Batts (2-pt conv failed)

LC – Boulware 57 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Johnson 83 pass to Jayden Chalmers (Underwood kick)

LC – Boulware 5 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Larry Baldwin 13 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Will Patterson 9 run (Underwood kick)

WH – Jea’Sean Snipes 90-yard kickoff return (kick blocked)

LC – Marcus Gray 28 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Mark Schlesinger 3 run (Underwood kick)

Rushing

LC – Boulware 9-208, Gray 5-50, Baldwin 2-17, TJ Johnson 5-23, Patterson 3-13, Colin Johnson 2-3, Mark Schlesinger 4-12   Totals 30-326

WH – Bass 5-(-20), Moore 3-(-5), McLean 1-0, Ung 3-1, Brown 4-(-2), Potaczala 1-(-8)   Totals 17-(-34)

Passing

LC – Colin Johnson 7-9-166, Will Patterson 2-3-15   Totals 9-12-181

WH – Ung 11-26-102, Potaczala 1-4-21   Totals 12-30-123

Receiving

LC – Tarrius Alston 3-47, Jordan Batts 2-31, Gray 1-1, Jayden Chalmers 1-83, Jason Berdecia 1-6, Landon Johnson 1-13,  Totals 9-181

WH – McLean 5-80, Bass 3-20, Jones 2-22, Meadows 2-1  Totals 12-123

  • Trey Underwood entered the game with 304 points scored in his career and 5th on the all-time list in high school history.  Underwood was 8 of 8 on extra points to move his total to 312 points, 16 behind 4th place.
  • Defensive Lineman Derran McKoy was the Normann Financial Group Player of the Game and the 66-yard run to start the scoring by AJ Boulware was the F&W Playhouse Play of the Game.
  • Lee County won their 14th consecutive Tri-County 3A game and their 33rd straight regular season game.  
  • Lee County is now +16 in turnover margin on the season.