The Newport Greypups travelled to Valley View to take on the Jr. High Blazers on Thursday, September 7th. Coming off the previous Gosnell victory, the Greypups were victorious for the second game this season against the Blazers, winning the game 28-6. The team is 2-0 for the season and take on the Manila Jr. High Lions at Greyhound Field tonight. The 7th grade Greypups play their first season game beginning at 5:30 pm, followed by the Jr. High at 7 pm.
Offensively, the Greypups rushed for a total of 244 yards. # 3 Tharon Davis had 11 carries for 170 yards and two touchdowns. # 8 Jadarius Reed had two carries for a total of 90 yards and one touchdown. # 22 Keyron Childress had four carries for six yards.
Defensively, # 46 Jekeyvin Davis led the team with 10 tackles, followed by # 9 Jamarial Balentine with five tackles, # 5 Larry Culclager with four tackles, # 44 Tyler Johnson with three tackles, and # 2 Eli Alcorn 2 tackles. # 4 Reynolds, # 65 Solis and # 3 Davis had one tackle each. The Greypup defense was responsible for 29 tackles, holding the Blazer offense to only one touchdown.
Most notable achievement of the game was Jadarius Reed responsible for three forced fumbles, recovered all three, and an 86 yard fumble recovery touchdown.