Akridge Leads Red Bank To Comeback Win At Howard

Saturday, October 13, 2012 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

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Red Bank rallied from a 14-0 deficit and defeated Howard, 21-14, in a District 6-AA high school football game Friday night.

After Howard took a 14-0 lead in the second quarter, Michael Robinson caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Hagen Wilkey. Darrius Akridge then added two rushing touchdowns for the Lions.

Red Bnak moved to 4-4 overall and 4-1 in the league while Howard dropped to 2-6 and 2-3.

 

Red Bank……….………..…….……….0 14 7 0 – 21

Howard…………..…….……....………7 7 0 0 -- 14

HO – Chris Walton 77 punt return (Terrance Brooks kick)

HO – Walton 79 run (Brooks kick)

RB – Michael Robinson 18 pass from Hagen Wilkey (Christian Velazquez kick)

RB – Darrius Akridge 7 run (Velazquez kick)

RB – Akridge 9 run (Velazquez kick)

 

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                                                                                    RB                               HO

First downs                                                              19                               10

Rushing                                                                     120                             143

Passing                                                                      209                             109

Comp-Att-Int                                                           10-18-2                     11-20-0

Punts-Avg                                                                4-34                           4-35

Fumbles-Lost                                                          2-0                              4-3

Penalties-Yards                                                       4-35                           5-48

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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