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yard line, but a holding penalty put the ball back at the 32-yard line. On the first play of the 2nd quarter, Berry hit Barron on a 32-yard strike to give Vidalia a 15-0 lead with 11:52 to go in the half.
Windsor Forest answered the score with their longest drive of the night, a twelve-play 60-yard drive which was capped off by a 2-yard run by the Knights’ Victor Walker to make the score 15-6, after the Knights failed to convert on a 2-point conversion.
On the ensuing kickoff, Jordan Powell got the Indian crowd back into the game as he fielded the kick on his own 26-yard line and raced down the Knights sideline 74 yards for the score, to put the Indians on top 22-6 following Adam Crutchfield’s PAT, with 6:52 to go in the half.
The Indian defense wwent to work, holding the Knights inside their own territory, with Ronald Pointer, Carson Turner, Ahmelion Jones, and Aydin Marin all coming up with big plays to shut down the Knights’ ground attack. The Indians got the ball back at their own 28-yard line following a 32-yard punt and, once again, got to work with under 3:53 to go in the half. After a 1-yard gain on first down, Barron called his own number, got some good blocking from Duggan Johnson and Tre Adams and raced 44-yards to the Windsor 27-yard line.
Adams then took the ball and delivered a punishing run to the 12-yard line, setting up a first and ten with 2:33 to go in the half. Following an incomplete pass, Berry tossed it to Barron, who used his speed to turn the corner and outrun the defense to the endzone for his 2nd rushing touchdown of the night. Crutchfield was once again true with his PAT, and with 2:07 to go in the half, Vidalia led 29-6.
The Indians’ final score of the night came from their special teams when Omarion Oglesby scooped up a bad snap on a punt and sprinted 10-yards for the scoop and score, and following another successful PAT from Crutchfield, the Indians led 36-6 with 11:08 to go in the game.
Windsor Forest closed out the scoring with a 3-yard run by Brown, and following a successful 2-point conversion, the final score was Vidalia 36 and Windsor Forest 14. The Indians racked up 353 yards in offense, including 238-yards on the ground, with Barron accounting for 155 on 11 carries and 2 TDs. Berry ended the night with 109 yards and a TD through the air on a 6 of 10 night.
Defensively, Carson turner led the way with 13.5 total tackles, including 2.5 for a loss. Jarques Mitchell added 7.5 total tackles with 2 for a loss, while Marin ended the night with 5 solo stops, including 2 for a loss. Ahmelion Jones had another solid night with 5 solo stops and 2 assists.
The Indians will once again have a week off before heading to Tattnall County on Thursday, October 6, for a Region 3AA matchup.