Packers defeat Warner Robins 35-14
September 20, 2010Colquitt County Sr High School
MOULTRIE - The Colquitt County offense made Tommy Hudson its focus on Friday and the result was a 35-14 victory over Warner Robins at Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.
Hudson caught 10 passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns as the Packers rallied from a quick 7-0 deficit to drop the Demons to 0-3.
The Packers improve to 2-3 with a home date against a formidable Carver High of Montgomery, Ala., next Friday.
The Packers went into the game averaging 422 yards of offense a game and were unable to approach that.
But the 189 yards from quarterback Tyler Brown and 144 yards on the ground, including 149 from Tevin King, was plenty enough.
King scored three times and the first one came from 88 yards away.
Brown completed 19-of-26 passes, including scoring throws of 27 and 13 yards to Hudson.
Hudson went into the game with 19 catches for 241 yards. His touchdowns were his first of the season.
Colquitt scored in each quarter and pulled away after the Demons got to within five at 19-14 on a 1-yard run by Moses Allen with 6:29 left in the third quarter.
Warner Robins wasted little time getting their first touchdown of the season after being shut out in its first two games.
The Demons drove 62 yards in six plays on their first possession, scoirng on an 18-yard pass from quarterback Jamaine Collins to Jabari Stegall. Kyle Floyd converted and Warner Robins led 7-0 with 8:19 left in the first quarter.
The Packers tied the game in a crowd-pleasing manner when King bolted 88 yards on a second-and-27 with 4:26 left in the quarter. Rich Tyndall converted to tie the game.
It took only 44 seconds for the Packers to score again.
Payne Newsome and E'Darius Davis combined for a big hit on the kickoff, causing a fumble that Ronnie Caldwell recovered at the Demons 6.
On second down, King scored from 3 yards out on a run around left end.
Tyndall's extra-point attempt failed, but the Packers led 13-7 with 3:42 left in the opening period.
Colquitt had a chance to add to its lead early in the second quarter, but a 31-yard field goal attempt by Tyndall hit the right upright.
The Packers second touchdown of the half also followed a Warner Robins fumble.
Charles Colbert fumbled on the Colquitt 46 and the Packers Stacey Blackwell recovered with just over 3 minutes left in the half.
The Packers added to their lead when Brown finished off the drive with a 27-yard touchdown pass, hitting Hudson in stride.
Colquitt 2-point conversion attempt failed, but the Packers led 19-7 at the half.
Warner Robins took the second half kickoff and marched 74 yards in 12 plays to score on Allen's dive.
But that and Kyle Floyd's extra point with 6:29 left in the third quarter were the last that the Demons would put on the board.
The Packers countered with a 65-yard drive highlighted by a 31-yard pass from Brown to Hudson.
King finished it off with a 3-yard run, his third touchdown of the game. Brown threw to Blake Stamps, who made a fine sliding catch for the 2-point conversion and the Packers were up 27-14.
Brown and Hudson hooked up from 13 yards for the final touchdown of the game with 11:09 remaining. The two combined on the 2-point conversion as well.
Packers Coach Rush Propst said he thought the Packers would be able to throw the ball against the Demons.
"And you're pleased anytime one of your receivers gets 10 catches," he said.
He said he was proud of the way his team played.
"Our kids know how to win," he said. "This was not their best effort, but they were still abel to beat a team that was coming off an open week. Warner Robins came in here ready to play."
Colbert led the Demons on the ground with 182 yards on 29 carries.
Two Warner Robins quarterbacks combined to complete 8-of-19 passes for 69 yards. Jamaine Collins started the game. Ty Odom played the second half.