Ben’s Ford defeated in high-scoring game

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Ben’s Ford Christian School was defeated by Christian Collegiate School, 66-44, in Friday’s home game.
“Our boys played good,” Ben’s Ford Christian School Tommy Pittman said. “We competed all night. It was back-and-forth. I think we had five kids score. Defensively, it was just a struggle to get a stop. We had a couple of turnovers that hurt us. But we were right there in the fourth quarter. They had a little more in the tank than us, but I was proud that we made it a ballgame.”
Ben’s Ford trailed 22-14 after the first quarter and it was 30-20 at halftime.
Ben’s Ford quarterback Daniel Martin had a big night running the ball, going for 178 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown. He also threw for 93 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions on 5-of-10 passing.
The touchdown pass went to John Robert Holston, who had two catches for 76 yards.
Payton Miller had two catches for 8 yards while Austin Stogner made a reception for 9 yards.
Both players also had solid games on the ground.
Miller rushed nine times for 74 yards and two touchdowns while Stogner ran for 59 yards and a score.
Defensively, Miller led the team in tackles with 9.5 stops to go with 2.5 for a loss.
Martin had 8.5 tackles with 0.5 stops behind the line.
Stogner had 5.5 stops.
Cameron Bullen tallied 2.5 tackles.
Trey Hartzog had two stops.
Brantley Dyess made 1.5 tackles and 1.5 for a loss.
Joseph Williams had a tackle.
James Blackwell posted 0.5 stops.
Ben’s Ford is 1-4 this season and is back in action on Friday with a road game against Prentiss Christian School.
Prentiss Christian School is 1-4 and comes off a bye week. Prentiss Christian School’s last game was a 52-24 loss to Humphreys Academy on Sept. 20.