Bowling Green faces Silliman and attempts to reach 3-0

Published 12:08 am Friday, August 31, 2018

Bowling Green School will take to the road tonight to play against Silliman Institute at 7 p.m., as both teams look to reach the 3-0 mark.
Each team enters tonight with a 2-0 record and each is coming off of a 46-8 victory.
Bowling Green played Ben’s Ford Christian School and Silliman Institute went against Amite School Center. The teams Bowling Green and Silliman defeated will be playing each other tonight at Ben’s Ford Christian School.
“We keep preaching to the guys that it’s a big week,” Bowling Green School coach Boomer Nunez said. “Silliman is a good team. They’ve won a state championship or two. We keep telling them that what you’ve done so far doesn’t mean much right now — keep working hard and take it one game at a time.”
Quarterback Johntate McDowell is off to a great start this season.
Last week, he went 15-for-22 for 301 yards with four touchdowns passing and he ran five times for 68 yards. McDowell is up to 612 yards passing with six touchdowns to go with 184 rushing yards and four touchdowns.
He has 10 total touchdowns this season.
“He’s doing a great job of leading the offense and being a leader in the locker room. He’s making great throws, and the runs when he has to,” Nunez said.
Rashaan Duke caught 11 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns for his second-straight 100-yard receiving game. He has 16 catches for 316 yards and three touchdowns this season.
Larry Dillon ran for 79 yards on eight carries and two touchdowns last week, bringing his total to 210 yards and three scores.
Kengie Gordon had 57 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Cade Knight made three catches for 56 yards and a score.
Steven Cooper caught one pass for 48 yards and a touchdown.
One of Bowling Green’s athletes, Cameron Bell, is out for four weeks with a broken finger that required pins.
Denzel Evans led the defense in tackles with 11.
Jackson Dobraska tallied seven tackles and a sack.
Brayden McGehee had 10 stops.
The teams met last season with Silliman winning, 41-6.