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Dexter earns first win with 26-7 victory over winless Kennett

Saturday, September 22, 2012

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DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats earned their first win of the season on Friday, knocking off winless Kennett 26-7.

After a scoreless first quarter, Dexter quarterback DJ Dowdy scored on a 2-yard scamper midway through the second quarter to give the Bearcats a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

Jonathan Foels scored from seven yards out to open scoring in the third quarter, giving Dexter a 13-0 lead.

Kennett (0-5) answered with a 26-yard run from Declan Wallace to trim the Bearcat lead to 13-7. But Dexter scored just 18 seconds later when Ryan Joyner raced 56 yards to paydirt, making the score 19-7.

Dexter added another score in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard plunge from Dowdy.

The win marks the 13th-straight time Dexter (1-4) has beaten Kennett.

Kennett0070--7
Dexter07127--26

Second Quarter

D -- DJ Dowdy 2 run (Brad Wick kick), 6:56.

Third Quarter

D -- Jonathan Foels 7 run (kick failed), 7:11.

K -- Declan Wallace 26 run (August Harris kick), 4:44.

D -- Ryan Joyner 56 run (run failed), 4:26.

Fourth Quarter

D -- DJ Dowdy 1 run (Brad Wick kick), 2:08.

KD
First Downs1318
Rushing-Yards43-15242-170
Passing Yards51206
Comp-Att-Int6-17-110-15-1
Total Yards203376
Fumbles-lost0-02-1
Penalties-yards6-416-48
Punts-Avg.4-27.33-36.7

Individual Statistics

RUSHING -- (Kennett) Declan Wallace 20-71, Travon Bradford 9-29, Harold Weeden 7-15, Darius Warren 5-20, Akeem Nelson 2-17; (Dexter) Ryan Joyner 19-135, DJ Dowdy 13-(-19), Chase Young 6-27, Brad Wick 2-17, Jonathan Foels 2-10.

PASSING -- (Kennett) Declan Wallace 6-16-1 51, Harold Weeden 0-1-0 0; (Dexter) DJ Dowdy 10-15-1 206.

RECEIVING -- (Kennett) Bron Mcpherson 2-21, Ridge Diffine 2-24, Darius Warren 1-(-5), Akeem Nelson 1-11; (Dexter) Chase Young 5-79, Jonathan Foels 2-48, Ryan Joyner 1-38, Ethan Stevens 1-21, Jonathan Page 1-20.


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