Andalusia trounces Bullock County in shutout fashion, 50-0
Published 11:25 pm Friday, September 15, 2023
The top-ranked Bulldogs remained undefeated on the season and improved to 4-0 overall, 2-0 in 4A Region 2. The Hornets saw their record dip to 1-3 and 0-2 in region play.
Andalusia struck first blood 35 seconds into the game when Jack Lathrop threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Parker Adams. Cobb Stewart added the PAT for a 7-0 lead before Tristin Pitts cashed in a 43-yard fumble for a touchdown with 3:44 left in the opening quarter. Stewart split the uprights for a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.
Bullock County had a bad snap on a punt and punted the ball out of the end zone for a safety. The lead grew to 22-0 with 1:07 left in the half. Jordyn Skanes scored on a 7-yard touchdown run, but the two-point conversion was unsuccessful.
The Bulldogs exploded in the third with three more touchdowns and kept the Hornets off the board. Lathrop started the scoring spree with a 50-yard touchdown pass to Skanes. Stewart converted the PAT for a 29-0 lead with 8:48 to go in the quarter. Just over a minute and a half later, Lathrop connected with Tyler Sigers from 41 yards out. Stewart was again true for a 36-0 lead at the 7:15 mark. Jacob Sellers sparked the defense even more with a 40-yard pick-six and took the score to 43-0 at the end of the third quarter.
Noah Curry threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Daniels with eight minutes left in the game. Logan Reeves capped the scoring with a successful extra point.
Lathrop finished 9-of-12 passing for 222 yards and three touchdowns. Zerrick Jones paced Andalusia on the ground with nine carries for 67 yards. Skanes had five carries for 13 yards, and Pickle Calloway added four carries for seven yards. Jordan Stallworth led the Bulldogs with two receptions for 32 yards, while Elijah Landrum also had two completions for 19 yards.
Andalusia continues region play at home against Montgomery Academy (2-2, 2-0) on Friday, Sept. 22.