DEXTER -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles eighth graders went undefeated for the 2007 football season by defeating Dexter on Thursday afternoon 30-6. This capped off a 6-0 season, the fourth in a row for the program which is led by coach Steve Rogers.
Lorenzo Hill got the Eagles off to a quick start with a 45-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. DK Wilson added the conversion.
Lamonte Nelson also had a big game for the offense, scoring on runs of two and three yards. Laquan McFerren added two two-point conversions on the board. Dexter's only points came on an interception return as the Bearcats couldn't score on the NMCC defense.
The NMCC?eighth grade team is coached by Steve Rogers, Rob Goodwin, Tommy Schoemehl, and Sean McCanless.