Lee County Wins Season Opener 47-18 over EE Smith

AJ Boulware ran for 144 yards on 10 carries with 3 touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a convincing 47-18 win over Fayetteville’s EE Smith to win the season opener at Paul Gay Stadium.  The Monday night finish was a completion of a game started Friday and suspended for lightning.   Lee County used 2 turnovers to build a 38-12 lead at the half and cruised from there to the win.

Scoring Summary

LC – Trey Underwood 32-yard FG

LC – Colin Johnson 11 run (Underwood kick)

EES – Dashawn McCullough 58 pass to Jeremy Evans (kick failed)

LC – AJ Boulware 57 run (Underwood kick)

LC – Boulware 3 run (Underwood kick)

EES – McCullough 27 pass to Bryan Davis (2-pt conversion failed)

LC – Johnson 64 pass to Tyric McKendall (Underwood kick)

LC – Jordan Batts 38-yard interception return (Underwood kick)

LC – Boulware 64 run (kick failed)

LC – Underwood 31-yard FG

EES – McCollough 15 pass to Jordan Woodard (conversion failed)

Rushing

LC – AJ Boulware 10-144, Larry Baldwin 5-20, Marcus Gray 9-17, Colin Johnson 5-10, Will Patterson 1(-6)   Totals 30-185

EES – Totals 38-83

Passing

LC – Colin Johnson 7-13-119

EES – McCullough 19-34-282

Receiving

LC – Tyric McKendall 5-117, Dez Evans 1-5, Jason Berdecia 1-(-3)  Totals 7-119

EES – Bryan Davis 9-159, rest of team 10-123  Total 19-282

  • Deandre Dingle-Prince was named the Normann Financial Group Player of the Game.
  • Jordan Batts interception return with 1 second remaining in the half returned 38 yards for a touchdown was the F&W Playhouse Play of the Game.
  • Lee County will play on the road this coming Friday at Northwood HS at 7:00 pm.