Here are results from Thursday’s games in the Bladen County Recreation Department’s youth football leagues played at Bladen County Park.
7-9 Tackle League: Tigers 14, Wolfpack 6
Henry Simmons ran for a pair of touchdowns and both conversions as the Tigers won their first game of the season 14-6 over the Wolfpack.
Simmons broke free around the right side and raced 48 yards for the first Tiger touchdown then plowed into the end zone for the conversion and a 7-0 lead.
Quarterback Omar Powell fired a 32-yard touchdown pass to Landon Gause to pull the Wolfpack to within 7-6.
The score remained 7-6 until Simmons bolted 5 yards for another touchdown. Simmons banged through several tacklers for the conversion and a 14-6 lead.
Gaston Russ clinched the victory by intercepting a Wolfpack pass in the final minutes. Russ also returned the ball 75 yards for an apparent touchdown but an inadvertent whistle nullified the return.
10-12 Tackle League: Gators 12, Bears 6
The Gators wrapped up an undefeated season with a 12-6 victory over the Bears.
Samaj McRae circled left end and scooted 55 yards for a touchdown that gave the Bears an early 6-0 lead.
The Gators answered when Conner Smith pulled away from 3 tacklers and galloped 12 yards into the end zone for the tying touchdown.
Zach Sholar snapped the 6-6 tie when he started left then reversed field to the right and dashed 18 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Gators finished play with a 6-0 record.Share: