Trigg breaks into win column at Tiger’s expense
by Community First Sports
Sep 24, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Trigg County scored a pair of first quarter touchdowns in less than six minutes and limited Murray to just one score Friday night. The early scores and the stout defensive effort pushed Trigg County to a 17-6 win over Murray at Ty Holland Stadium. The win was Trigg County’s first victory of the season. Trigg County improved to 1-3 following the road win.

Trigg County recovered an onsides kick on the game’s opening play. Antonio Grubbs scored on a three-yard run following the onsides kick as Trigg County went out in front 7-0.

The Wildcats moved out in front by two touchdowns when speedster Brandon Bridges returned a punt 41 yards for a touchdown. Trigg County led 14-0 before Murray answered. Bridges’ touchdown came with 6:17 remaining in the opening quarter.

A stingy Trigg County defensive unit limited Murray minus-four yards in the first half.

Trigg County penalties allowed Murray to stay in the game. For the game, Trigg County was flagged 14 times for 167 yards.

Murray got on the scoreboard in the first minutes of the fourth quarter when Jordan Garland hooked up with Adam Peebles on a 17-yard scoring pass.

Murray could not cut deeper into the lead following a missed kick.

John Reinick added a 28-yard field goal for Trigg County with 6:23 remaining.

More on the first Wildcat win of the year and other sports are availabole in The Cadiz Record.
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