Pine Achieves 5-0 Record with Homecoming Victory over East Iberville

Published 7:37 am Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Brett Spears

Keeping their perfect record, Pine High School won their homecoming game, beating East Iberville. After the game, Head Coach Bradley Seal stated “It was a good game for Homecoming. We got up early and played well in all phases. The schedule gets tougher now as we move into the district. Albany has a good football team and we have to be ready to play this week.”

Quarterback , Luke Spears, completed 6 out of 8 passes for a total of 115 yards, including 3 touchdown passes. In the receiving department: DJ Garrett contributed with 3 catches for 53 yards. Preston Stogner made a beautiful catch for a 26-yard touchdown. James Owens had 3 receptions for 36 yards, scoring two touchdowns. On the ground, the rushing leaders for Pine were: Aiden McIntosh with 2 carries for 50 yards. Von Johnson rushed for 46 yards on 4 carries, and a touchdown. DJ Garrett also made an impact on the ground, gaining 38 yards with 2 carries and scoring a touchdown.

The Raiders had another solid performance from the defense, as well. Thomas Bernard secured an interception to stop the Tigers’ advance.  Ethan Ryals tallied 8 tackles and Cadyn Stogner had 7. The upcoming game against Albany on senior night, scheduled for October 6, will be a crucial test for the team as they aim to continue their winning streak.