By Gary Lloyd
CLAY — Clay-Chalkville scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and another in the second quarter to cruise to a 21-0 victory over Parker in its spring football game Friday.
Rising senior running back Terrelle West capped a five-play, 23-yard drive on the Cougars’ first possession with a 1-yard touchdown run to put Clay-Chalkville up 7-0.
With 3:10 remaining in the first quarter, rising junior quarterback Tyrell Pigrome hit rising junior T.J. Simmons in the right side of the end zone to double the Cougars’ lead.
On Clay-Chalkville’s first possession of the second quarter, Pigrome found Simmons again, this time for a 62-yard bomb down the right side.
In the first half — the junior varsity and freshmen played the second half — Pigrome completed 5-of-7 passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Fellow rising junior quarterback Darryien Wilson was 2-of-4 for 19 yards.
West rushed seven times for 43 yards and a touchdown. Simmons caught two passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns.
For Clay-Chalkville on defense, rising senior defensive lineman LaDarius Harris recovered a fumble and rising junior linebacker Nick Battle collected an interception. Rising senior linebacker Jarrod Reedus totaled five tackles, and Battle and rising senior Ricky Samuel totaled four tackles each.
“I was well pleased,” Clay-Chalkville head coach Jerry Hood said. “I saw some very good things that I liked a whole bunch.”
In the second half, Wilson scored on a 62-yard touchdown run, rising junior running back Brandon Berry scored on a 65-yard run and rising sophomore running back Toney Gurley scampered for a 5-yard touchdown. Rising sophomore linebacker Reginald Carr recovered a fumble.
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