NEW MADRID -- It took a half, but the Charleston Bluejays overcame a scoreless stalemate and poured it on the winless New Madrid County Central Eagles on Friday, 33-0.
It's the first time Charleston has defeated the Eagles since 2004.
Charleston scored their first touchdown in the third quarter when sophomore running back Mike Kellum went straight up the gut for a 1-yard touchdown.
From there, Kellum tacked on an 85-yard and a 2-yard run to put Charleston up 19-0.
Charleston quarterback Jamaul Gray hit Krushon Scott for a 50-yard touchdown pass and Mike Hull hauled in his second interception of the game and returned it 62 yards.
Kellum led the Bluejays with 153 rushing yards. Gray passed for 126 yards on three completions. Scott caught two of Gray's passes for 122 yards.
For NMCC, Stanley Smith led with 65 yards rushing.