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Sikeston uses big second half to defeat Poplar Bluff

Saturday, September 18, 2010

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Sikeston's Darryl Howard drags Poplar Bluff defenders for extra yardage on Friday night in Poplar Bluff. Howard ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns in Sikeston's 36-6 win.(David Jenkins photo)
POPLAR BLUFF -- In the 88th meeting between the two SEMO Conference rivals, the Sikeston Bulldogs used a big second half to pull away from Poplar Bluff on Friday night, winning 36-6 at the Mules' Morrow Stadium.

It's Sikeston's fourth straight victory against Poplar Bluff. The Bulldogs lead the all-time series history with the Mules 52-32-4.

Poplar Bluff (1-3) scored first to give Sikeston its first deficit of the season, but the Bulldogs took the game over in the second quarter, out-scoring the Mules 36-0 the rest of the way.

Sikeston (4-0) piled up 410 yards of offense -- 356 coming on the ground -- while a fast-improving defense limited the Mules to just 60 yards of total offense, including minus-six rushing.

Sikeston's Darryl Howard had a season-high 174 yards rushing with three touchdowns. Quarterback Trey Lewis rushed for 85 yards and threw for two touchdowns in the game.

Robert Garces had four receptions for 41 yards including a touchdown.

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First Quarter

P -- Josh Freeman 18 run (kick failed), 0:00.

Second Quarter

S -- Janiel Hatchett 14 pass from Trey Lewis (run failed), 7:22.

S -- Darryl Howard 31 run (pass failed), 3:11.

S -- Safety, 0:54.

Third Quarter

S -- Darryl Howard 1 run (Janiel Hatchett pass from Trey Lewis), 6:24.

Fourth Quarter

S -- Robert Garces 21 pass from Trey Lewis (run failed), 7:34.

S -- Darryl Howard 31 run (Ray Clark run), 3:33.

TEAM STATISTICS

SP
Rushes-Yards50-35627-(-6)
Comp-Att-Int8-15-08-15-0
Passing Yards5466
Total Yards41060
Pen.-Yards5-373-35
Turnovers01

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing

Sikeston -- Darryl Howard 17-174, Trey Lewis 9-85, Kyland Gross 5-35, Ray Clark 3-33, James Watson 9-13, Darien Boyd 3-12, Quentin Washington 2-9, Chris Word 1-(-2), Team 1-(-3). Poplar Bluff -- Pete Bryant 12-38, Josh Freeman 8-19, Luke Latourette 1-2, Cornelius Timothy 2-(-7), William Whitfield 2-(-14), Team 2-(-44).

Passing

Sikeston -- Trey Lewis 8-15-0 54. Poplar Bluff -- Josh Freeman 8-14-0 66, Kortez Ellis 0-1-0 0.

Receiving

Sikeston -- Robert Garces 4-41, Janiel Hatchett 3-18, James Watson 2-5. Poplar Bluff -- Dustin Hibler 4-32, Kendric McCain 3-27, Pete Bryant 1-7.