Keith beats Red Level, evens region record
Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 16, 2007
Keith got what it came for Friday.
Despite what coach Harry Crum called a dip in intensity earlier in the week, the Bears (2-1, 1-1 Region) built their confidence going deeper into the season with a 47-6 win over Red Level on the road.
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Four different players ran for 85 or more yards in the game for Keith, a contest it had control of right from the jump.
D’wan Lewis led the way with two touchdowns and 95 yards on five carries, and William Pasley racked up 127 yards on 10 carries.
One of only three passes the Bears attempted all night ended up going 25 yards for a touchdown. Antonio McCall hit Donovan Lewis before Keith put one more in the end zone to end scoring for the night.
Jatavius Turner had 92 yards on 12 carries, and Octavious Butler had 87 yards on 10 carries.
Pasley struck the first blow for Keith on a 15-yard sweep that went into the end zone.
Lewis got the next two touchdowns on runs of 28 and 45 yards, pushing the Bears’ lead to 20-0.
Turner and Butler added another pair of scores before the first half was over, giving Keith a 40-6 lead.
Crum pulled on the reins after that.
Raphael Clark did the last bit of damage with a 5-yard touchdown of his own in the second half.
The Bears showcased some unusual special team prowess. For the second game in a row, Patrick Matthews converted a successful point after try.
The players were so excited about getting their first region win, they decided to give their coach a shower.
But Crum thwarted those plans.