McNair Catches 4 touchdown passes as Warriors pound Terry
By: Orie Hudson
Byram- The Oak Grove Warriors defeated the Terry Bulldogs by a score of 34-7 on Friday night. Defense ruled the 1st quarter as neither team managed to get on the board. Warrior Junior Kicker Luke Little Missed 2 field goals (49,45yds)in the quarter on kicks that he drilled and could have made from 55 or 60 yards(one hit the top of the crossbar).
Oak grove got on the board with 10:36 remaining in the 2nd quarter when Kirk McCarty found Johnathan McNair on a 5 yard pass play. This would turn out to be the first of 3 first half touchdown receptions in the first half for the superior athletic McNair. The play came following a Picasso Nelson Jr. 58 yard punt return. Luke Little added the extra point and the Warriors led 7-0. On Terry’s next possession Oak Grove junior defensive back John Clayton Nelson Picked off the Terry pass setting the Warriors up at the Bulldog 30 yard line. On the 2nd play of the drive McCarty found McNair on a 30 yard Strike. The extra point kick was wide right as the score stood 13-0 O.G. McNair’s 3rd T.D. came on a 17 yard catch and run following an interception by Warrior freshman Jordan Duncan. Little added the extra point and the Warriors led 20-0 at halftime.
The Warriors John Addison Ford Picked of a Bulldog pass to start momentum for Oak Grove in the 3rd but the Warrior Offense went 3 and out. Luke Little redeemed himself with a beautiful punt that was downed at the Bulldog 4. A few plays later Terry got on the board on an 85 yard pass and catch from Quarterback J. Johnson to Titus Ivory. Tristen Anderson added the extra point bringing the score to 20-7 with 5:50 left in the 3rd. McCarty added his 4th touchdown pass of the night on a 3 yard touchdown pass to Donald Winding. Little added the extra point to put the Warriors up 27-7.
The final score of the Night came on a 7 yard pass and catch to McNair from McCarty. Little added the extra point again and Oak Grove led 34-7 to end the scoring on the night. McCarty finished completing 19 out of 30 passes for 163 yards and 5 touchdown passes. “All I have to do is get the ball to Mc(McNair) and he will do the rest”, said McCarty following the victory. McNair finished the night with 7 receptions for 75 yards and 4 Touchdown receptions. Oak Grove now 7-1 on the season Plays host Next Friday to Brandon High School in a Super 10 Showdown at Warrior Stadium. Kickoff is Set for 7:00 p.m. in this huge district showdown.