Northwest Escambia Sweeps Uriah

September 30, 2013

Northwest Escambia hosted Uriah Saturday, with a clean sweep for the NWE Eagles.


Northwest Escambia broke Uriah’s undefeated record in a nail-biter game ending 31-25 in overtime. Zyonne Wesley led the way with five rushing touchdowns. Liam Hatcher, Jackson Simmons and Wesley all had positive rushing yards.  Wesley, Simmons, Easton Odom, Jackson Bridges, and Bryce Stabler led the defense late in the game.  With the win, NWE is in a tie with Uriah in the Western Division of ERC Football with a 3-1 record.


The NWE Sophomores defeated Uriah 42-6. TJ Wright scored three touchdowns, and Kaden Odom scored two touchdowns, including one over40 yards. Nolin Godwin and Travis Scott both scored a touchdown. Extra points were scored by Aiden Broadhead, Wright, Godwin and Arquavian Smith. The NWE defense played a strong game with big stops made by Luke Bridges and Nathan Chavers. Braeden McGhee and Smith both recovered fumbles.


The NWE Juniors beat Uriah 40-6.  Jayden Jackson scored two touchdowns. Jacob Lee, Logan Bryan and Jaden Cunnigham scored one touchdown each.   Michael Merchant, Dariontae Richardson, Jamarkus Jefferson and Jaheem Durant all scored extra points. Travis Nelson, Jaxon Singleton, Tanner Boone, Chase Cloud, Levi Kirkpatrick and Cody Thomas all had positive rushing yards. Key defensive plays were made by Tyler Cloud, Keaundre Richardson and Jayden Jackson. Jackson intercepted a pass and ran 40 yards for a touchdown.


The Northwest Escambia Seniors shut out Uriah 45-0. Rushing touchdowns were scored by Aunterio Minor, Trent Kite and Keaton Solomonson. Both Seth Killam and Cameron Cloud threw touchdown passes to Jay Helton, Kite and Solomonson. Tyrese Smith had nearly 50 yards rushing. Johnathan Windham had a fumble recovery and four sacks. Cody Edwards and Trent Peebles both made stops in the backfield on defense.

Northwest Escambia will travel to Excel on Saturday.

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