Ben’s Ford falls to 0-2 with setback last Friday

Published 2:55 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Ben’s Ford Christian School suffered a 54-24 loss to Amite School Center in Friday’s road game in Liberty, Miss.
Daniel Pittman continued to play well for the Eagles, as he threw four touchdowns in the loss.
“Daniel’s played exceptionally well,” Ben’s Ford coach Cole Holden said. “He’s throwing the ball very well. He knows our system.”
Garrett Pounds caught two touchdown passes, from 30 and 18 yards out.
Pounds ended up leaving the game with an injury.
Dionte Fernandez caught a 12-yard touchdown pass and Tucker Keating brought in a 20-yard scoring strike for Ben’s Ford.
The Eagles were hurt by turnovers. Ben’s Ford turned the ball over five times — three lost fumbles and two interceptions.
Amite School Center led 20-6 after the first quarter. The Rebels extended their advantage to 42-18 at the half.
Ben’s Ford attempted the extra point following the first touchdown and missed it. The Eagles then attempted two-point conversions, following their other three touchdowns.
Injuries have also taken their toll on the Eagles. Ben’s Ford is missing five players this week because of various injuries. Besides Pounds, Cole Williams, Carter Stewart, C.J. McClelland and Gunter Miller are all out for Friday’s contest.
The loss dropped Ben’s Ford record to 0-2 this season while Amite School Center improved to 1-1.
The Eagles’ next game is Friday against Wilkinson County Christian Academy.
It is Ben’s Ford Christian School’s opening home game and kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.