Bryan County High School’s football team will carry the 56-6 loss at Benedictine into their bye-week this Friday.
The Redskins loss at the Cadets dropped the team to 2-3 overall and a 1-1 region 2-AA mark.
Senior quarterback Jeremy Mcclendon was 2-of-10 with 14 passing yards for the Redskins but also tossed three interceptions in the loss. Sophomore Nic Markles was 1-of-2 for 13 passing yards. In contrast Benedictine’s Stevie Powers went 8-of-12 for 97 passing yards and two touchdowns.
The Cadets rushed for 264 yards and nearly every Cadet back got a chance to move the ball. The Redskins’ ground game accounted for 126 of their 153 total yards in the game. Leading the ground game for Bryan County was Tre Smith with 67 yards on 20 carries. Junior Markus Johnson broke open for one 30 yard run and the Redskins’ lone touchdown.
The Cadets commanded the field tallying 516 all-purpose yards to the Redskins 153.
With the loss behind them the Redskins will have time to heal the wounds and prepare for their next region game at Bacon High School. The Raiders enter their bye week after defeating Long County 52-7. They are also 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the region.