Ben’s Ford wins a thriller over WCCA
Published 1:42 pm Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Ben’s Ford Christian School plays at home on Friday against Discovery Christian School in a District 2A2 contest that will be held at 7 p.m.
Ben’s Ford is 2-1 overall and 1-0 in district.
Ben’s Ford comes into this week after a thrilling 48-42 victory over Wilkinson County Christian Academy.
Ben’s Ford trailed by 20 at 42-22 with 9:48 left in the third quarter, but the Eagles scored six more points in the period to close the gap to 42-28 before tying the game with 4:14 left in the fourth and then winning it when Ein Knight connected with Nate Descant to give them the lead with three seconds left.
Knight had a big game. He threw for 214 yards and five touchdowns. He ran for 100 yards on 17 carries and a score.
Descant made the one catch for 5 yards.
Gage Adams rushed for 84 yards.
Jonah Holston had a big game, catching five passes for 159 yards and three touchdowns, while running for 18 yards and a score.
Defensively, Ezra Nobles made 8.5 tackles with 0.5 sacks and 2.5 stops for a loss.
Brantley Dyess tallied seven tackles, 0.5 sacks and 0.5 stops behind the line.
Michael Easterling posted 5.5 tackles.
Chris Burks made one stop, which was for a loss.
Wilkinson County Christian Academy is 0-3 this year.
Discovery Christian School is 0-3 overall and 0-1 in district.
Last week, Discovery Christian School was defeated by Porters Chapel Academy, 60-0.
Ben’s Ford Christian School and Discovery Christian School met last year with Ben’s Ford winning, 46-0.