Cardinals’ Size and Speed Too Much for Tigers

Football  1Webb City scored early and often against the Republic Tigers, putting the game away in the first quarter and rolling from there to a 48-7 win.

It was 20-0 after the first period, and 34-0 at halftime.

The Cardinals racked up 342 total yards in the first half. Phoenix Johnson rushed seven times for 84 yards before halftime. Quarterback John Roderique threw for 135 yards in the first half, and rushed for another 55.

In all, Webb City totaled 479 yards. They spread the ball around, with Johnson totaling 101 yards on 10 carries.

FootballRepublic managed 224 total yards, 99 of them through the air. Kerik Crouse had 62 rushes on 19 carries.

Zach Hall entered the game as quarterback in the 2nd quarter for the Tigers. He threw for 115 yards on 6-of-12 passing. That included the Tigers’ only touchdown — a 35-yard scoring pass to Garrett Metscher in the 4th quarter.

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