THOMASVILLE -- Coming off of a convincing win over Sherwood Academy, coach Shane Boggs and his Brookwood Warriors came up jut a little short in their attempt extend their winning streak to three games, falling to the Fullington Trojans in GISA Region 3-AA action Friday night.

It took only twelve seconds for the Warriors to draw blood as Cameron Reed took the opening kickoff and carried it 82 yards for a score.

Fullington Academy, coached by former Brookwood head coach Rob Kellogg, wasted very little time finding the end zone, too. Quarterback Andrew Langston was the workhorse for the Trojans offense, leading all runners with 119 yards rushing. On Fullington's second play from scrimmage, Langston called his own number and ran around left end for a 62-yard touchdown gallop.

The two-point conversion failed. Later in the first quarter, Fullington scored again as Langston connected with Trojans receiver Landon Cason for a 16-yard touchdown pass. Again the two-point attempt failed and Fullington held the lead at 12-6.

The balanced Warriors offense was able to move the ball well at times, collecting nine first downs. Turnovers and penalties hampered the Warriors' progress, however. Scott Cheney looked impressive in spite of being harassed all evening by defensive lineman Alex Speight.

He completed 10-of-24 passes, mostly on the run, for 62 yards and a touchdown. The massive Trojans defensive made rushing yards hard to come by. Ben Hopkins was the leading runner for Brookwood with 41 yards. Cheney was sacked four times and ran for 28 yards.

including two runs on fourth down to keep a drive going late in the fourth quarter.



           The Trojan offense experienced the same woes as they fumbled the ball away twice, once on the Warrior 6 yard line and threw one interception. Andrew Langston completed 7 of 18 passes for the one lone touchdown and one interception. He also provided most of the ground yardage gathering 119 yards on 16 carries. The punters for both teams performed well. Fullington had 4 punts for a total of 106 yards. Ben Hopkins punted five times for Brookwood for 141 yards including one for 45 yards.



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