Raiders Suffer First Loss of the Season in a Hard-Fought Battle Against Amite Warriors

Published 11:12 am Monday, October 16, 2023

Brett Spears

The Warriors set the tone early, securing a 14-point lead, but the Raiders rallied back, claiming a 28-21 lead at halftime. However, as the night unfolded, the Warriors ultimately emerged victorious, with a final score of 40-35.

Von Johnson led the ground attack for the Raiders, rushing for 188 yards and securing one touchdown. James Owens made a significant contribution with 79 rushing yards. Luke Spears completed 13 out of 19 passes for 205 yards, contributing a passing touchdown and adding another rushing touchdown.

DJ Garrett caught six receptions for 77 yards. Aiden McIntosh was the standout on offense, contributing three touchdowns, including two rushing and one receiving.

The Raiders’ defense featured key players in Ethan Ryals and Cayden Stogner, with Ryals recording nine tackles and Stogner making eight tackles, including two crucial sacks.

The Pine Raiders will be back in action on Thursday against Jewel Sumner.