McCallie Wins Big Over CCS 55-0

Friday, August 18, 2017
- photo by Lawson Whitaker

The McCallie Blue Tornado opened their season Friday night with a 55-0 win over visiting CCS. 

McCallie rushed for 320 yards and threw for 118.  

McCallie scored 21 points in the first quarter and 27 in the second quarter. 

Deangelo Hardy scored on runs of 90 yards and 12 yards.  Also scoring for McCallie were 
Melvin Tabar, Rico Dozier, Shannon Walker, Xavier Brooks, Kris Bowman and Jack Murphy. 

Hardy had two rushes for 102 yards.  Xavier Brooks had six rushes for 80 yards and Zach McAteer had three for 74. 

CCS was led by Mondo Ellison who had 21 rushes for 76 yards.  

McCallie's Hardy completed four of six passes for 105 yards. 


Qtr Time Scoring play
1st 07:10 MCC - Deangelo Hardy 90 yd run (Alec Earp kick), 1-90 0:18
05:19 MCC - Deangelo Hardy 12 yd run (Alec Earp kick), 3-16 0:58
01:42 MCC - Melvin Tobar 64 yd fumble recovery (Alec Earp kick)
2nd 07:57 MCC - Rico Dozier 29 yd pass from Deangelo Hardy (Alec Earp kick), 8-80 2:16
05:05 MCC - Shannon Walker 40 yd pass from Deangelo Hardy (Alec Earp kick), 1-40 0:10
02:31 MCC - Xavier Brooks 61 yd run (Alec Earp kick failed), 2-61 0:17
00:14 MCC - Kris Bowman 10 yd run (Alec Earp kick), 2-61 0:20
3rd 03:56 MCC - Jack Murphy 3 yd run (Alec Earp kick), 1-3 0:34

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