Written By: JMF
The Paris Greyhounds were undefeated on the season as they traveled to Raceland to take on the Rams. The Greyhounds had looked unstoppable and on social media, the #unstoppable had emerged from the Greyhounds social media. However, Rams of Raceland had other plans. In the end, it was the Rams who were unstoppable.
The Rams would strike first on an 8-yard Noah Wallace run with 3:06 remaining in the 1st quarter. The Rams would extend their lead to 14-0 when Logan Lundy connected with Parker Fannin for a 53-yard touchdown pass. The score at halftime would have the Rams in front ,14-0.
Paris would come out in the 3rd quarter and get on the scoreboard when Juju Gregory connected with Jakari Ransom for a 21-yard touchdown pass that made the score 14-7. The Rams would respond on a second Noah Wallace touchdown run. This time Wallace would punch it in from 8 yards out and the score would favor the Rams 21-7.
The Rams would extend their lead to 28-7, when Wallace would run in his 3rd touchdown score of the game when 10 minutes remaining.
Paris would try to get back into the game when Jakari Ransom ran in an 8-yard touchdown score. The extra-point was blocked and the score stood at 28-13. The Rams would go on to score two more times in the 4th quarter. Wallace would get his 4th touchdown of the game on 10-yard touchdown run. Lundy would connect with Bryson Rowsey for a 20-yard touchdown pass to put the Rams on top for a final score of 43-13.
Julius Gregory would finish 8 of 17 for 101 yards passing and 1 passing touchdown. Jayden Holman had 14 carries for 48 yards, and Jakari Ransom had 7 carries for 10 yards and 1 touchdown. In total the Greyhounds would have only 135 yards of total offense.
The Rams were led by Noah Wallace. Wallace would finish the game with 16 carries for 58 yards and 4 touchdowns. Wallace would also surpass 2,500 career rushing yards.
Logan Lundy would finish the game 11 of 17 for 178 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. Bryson Rowsey had 4 receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown. Parker Fannin would finish with 5 receptions for 166 yards and a touchdown.
Paris (7-1) will look to bounce back this coming Friday, Oct. 20th when they host Fairview (2-7). Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
Raceland (6-2) seeks their 5th straight win on the season when they travel to Nicholas County (3-5), Friday Oct. 20th. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.