Elton handles rival Oberlin, 49-14
ELTON, La. – The Elton Indians bested their rivals, the Oberlin Tigers, in the Parish Line Classic on Thursday night, 49-14.
It tool little time for Elton to take charge. The Indians led 19-0 after the first quarter on a 54-yard touchdown run by junior running back Darnell Robinson, a three-yard touchdown run by senior receiver Jeremy Leonard and a 60-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Keshawn Lyons to senior receiver Derrick Finnley.
Oberlin found their way onto the scoreboard to start the second quarter on a 12-yard touchdown pass from senior James Kirklin to sophomore Levi Peloquin.
The Indians answered quickly, driving down the field and fighting their way into the end zone on a 14-yard touchdown run by Lyons to take a commanding 27-6 lead into halftime.
In the third quarter, Lyons threw a bubble pass to senior receiver Gavin Courville who then launched the ball downfield to junior Kervondrick Scott for a touchdown to start off a big third quarter for Elton.
Lyons threw his second touchdown pass of the night, connecting with Leonard. Elton followed it up with a 37-yard touchdown run by Robinson to maintain a 49-6 lead after the third quarter.
A one-yard touchdown run by Oberlin sophomore Collin Chatman in the fourth quarter capped the scoring.
The Indians finish the regular season at 4-3 in district play and 6-3 overall. Oberlin finishes the season at 4-3 in district play and 6-4 overall.
Keshawn Lyons: 219 total yards, 3 total TD
Darnell Robinson: 10 carries, 127 yards, 2 TD
Jeremy Leonard: 42 total yards, 2 total TD
Izzy Drehemsis: 19 carries, 71 yards
Collin Chatman: 14 carries, 45 yards, 1 TD
James Kirklin: 49 total yards, 1 passing TD
Levi Peloquin: 25 total yards, 1 receiving TD
SCORING SUMMARY BY QTR
- < PREV Men's Basketball: Tulane cruises past Loyola New Orleans in exhbition
- NEXT > Read it and sweep: Nuggets blast Dillard, set state record