Pine goes for 5th-straight win tomorrow

Published 1:27 pm Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Pine’s Raiders are looking to make it five straight wins on Thursday when they face Kentwood in their final home game of the regular season in a District 9-2A contest.

“Like we said going into district we have to take every game one game at a time. We won last week but it’s time to move on to Kentwood,” Pine coach Bradley Seal said.

Pine comes into this week with a 5-1 overall record and 2-0 in district.

Last week, the Raiders defeated Independence, 35-26.

Adrianeun Johnson continued his stellar season last week, rushing 187 yards and three touchdowns.

Johnson has run for 1,136 yards and 19 touchdowns this season. For his career, Johnson is at 4,032 yards rushing with 43 touchdowns.

Luke Spears threw for 137 yards and two touchdowns last week’s game.

Anterrius Walker and James Owens both caught a touchdown pass.

Defensively, Ethan Rester made 12 tackles.

Kentwood enters this week with a 3-2 overall record and 2-0 in district play.

Last week, Kentwood defeated Varnado, 35-6.

Pine and Kentwood have played each other the last two years and have both gone 1-1.

Kentwood won last year, 42-8, while Pine won the year before, 31-26.