Friday, October 13, 2017

Rocket post 50 for win at Fulton County

Devon Nesbitt scored 4 times at Fulton County.
HICKMAN, Ky. – Reigning First District Class A Player of the Year Devon Nesbitt worked on his highlight reel at Fulton County Friday while the Rockets made easy work of the Pilots in a 50-0 district victory.

Nesbitt, the Rockets’ leading rusher on the season, scored four touchdowns and posted 122 yards on the ground. The junior ran for three TDs and caught one of Hunter Boone’s three touchdown passes to round out his big night.

Boone also had scoring strikes to Mason Hunt and Payton Riley.

The Rocket defense produced its first shutout since Crittenden beat the now defunct Reidland Greyhounds at he midway point of the 2012 season. CCHS was in Fulton’s backfield all night and made stops 11 times behind the line of scrimmage.

Freshman Caden McCalister punctuated the defensive performance with a fourth-quarter interception and 70-yard return to finish off the Pilots.

The Rocket defense with several freshmen
playing recorded its first shutout since 2012.
Crittenden was playing without five starters due to injuries or disciplinary reasons. The backups – mostly freshmen – turned in suburb cameos and helped Crittenden get its second district win of the season. 

The Rockets host Russellville next in the a game that will determine the district championship.

SCORE BY QUARTERS
Crittenden Co. 22 7 7 14
Fulton County 0 0 0 0

SCORING PLAYS
C-Devon Nesbitt 13 run (Noah Perkins kick) 10:04, 1st
C-Nesbitt 12 run (Nesbitt run) 7:50, 1st
C-Payton Riley 25 pass from Hunter Boone (Perkins kick) 2:54, 1st
C-Mason Hunt 27 pass from Boone (Perkins kick) 8:50, 2nd
C-Nesbitt 49 run (Perkins kick) 4:51, 3rd
C-Nesbitt 35 pass from Boone (Perkins kick) 11:46, 4th
C-Caden McCallister 70 interception return (Perkins kick) 7:04, 4th

TEAM TOTALS
First Downs: Crittenden 10, Fulton 11
Penalties: Crittenden 4-40, Fulton 7-50
Rushing: Crittenden 12-128, Fulton 29-27
Passing: Crittenden 12-18-1, 175 yds., Fulton 20-27-1, 126 yds.
Total Yards: Crittenden 303, Fulton 153
Fumbles/Lost: Crittenden 1-1, Fulton 1-1

INDIVIDUAL TOTALS
Rushing
Crittenden: Nesbitt 9-122, Xander Tabor 1-(-1), Hunter Boone 2-7. Fulton: Chris Smith 8-13, Cameron Cole 4-(-7), George Scott 1-1, Cameron Smith 16-20.
Passing
Crittenden: Boone 12-18-1, 175 yds. Fulton: C.Smith 17-23-1, 128 yds.; Cole 2-3-0, 1 yd.; Jerome Warren 1-1-0 (-3) yds.
Receiving
Crittenden: Ethan Dossett 5-42, Tyler Boone 2-26, Hunt 1-27, McCalister 1-13, Riley 2-32, Nesbitt 1-35. Fulton: Andreous Smith 6-37, Chris Smith 11-44, Armani Yandalal 1-10, Cole 1-22. Josh Cole 1-13.
Defense
B. Birk: 1 solo, 3 asst
M. Hunt: 4 solo, Sack, TFL
J. Estes: 3 solo, 8 asst
E. Dossett: asst
M. Joyce: 5 solo, 3 asst
B. Lamey: 5 solo
M. Lynn: asst
S. O'Leary: 2 solo, 12 asst, CF
P. Riley: 1 solo, 5 asst
R. Gobin: 2 solo, asst, Sack
T. Guess: 2 asst, CF
J. Phillips: 4 solo
T. Boone: 7 solo, 4 asst, 3 Sack
L. Easley: 2 solo, 2 asst, 2 Sack
C. McCalister: 6 solo, 6 asst, TFL
X. Tabor: 5 solo, 3 asst
B. Winders: 8 solo, 4,asst
Players of the Game: Defense: Braxton Winders, Tyler Boone, & Caden McCalister
Offense: Hunter Boone & Devon Nesbitt
Lineman: Devin Porter
Special Teams: Justin Phillips
Records: Crittenden 4-4, Fulton 2-6

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