Blountstown takes Seahawks’ homecoming

Alex Causey and Haleigh Ming

Named at halftime as this year’s homecoming king and queen were Haleigh Ming and Alex Causey.

DANA WHALEY | Special to the Times
Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 04:04 PM.

Top-ranked Blountstown stayed unbeaten with a 49-0 rout to spoil Franklin County’s homecoming Friday night at Mikel Clark Stadium.

The Tigers improved to 7-0 in the nondistrict Class 1A game. The Seahawks dipped to 0-6 in the matchup of former District 4-1A opponents.

Fabian Solomon gained 111 yards and scored twice on only five carries for Blountstown. He rushed for scores of 2 and 64 yards in the first quarter in staking the Tigers to a 28-0 lead after 12 minutes.

Alex Mayorga and Lonnie Perez each scored first-half rushing touchdowns, Corin Peterson returned a punt 42 yards for a score and Hunter Jordan tossed a TD to Tanner Peacock in building a 42-0 halftime advantage.

Trey Matthews returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown to cap the scoring in the third quarter. Matthews and nine other Blountstown ball carriers racked up 246 yards on the ground. Jordan passed for 56.

Trenton Lee led Franklin County with 14 carries for 25yards rushing. The Seahawks gained 60 yards as a team, all coming on the ground. Logan McLeod was 0 for 8 passing.

Cole Wheeler had two kickoff returns for a total of 46 yards. Alex Causey and Wheeler each had seven tackles.

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