Harlem Bulldogs defeat Warren County 48-16
By Caitlin Boland

Jatarious Allen hands the ball off to Dairon Jones. Jones scored both touchdowns for Warren County.
The Warren County Screaming Devils and the Harlem Bulldogs faced off in a Thursday game moved up because of weather concerns.
The Bulldogs struck first during the Aug. 31 game at their home field. With 10:25 left in the first quarter, No. 4 Cameron Garnett found a hole and scored on a 23-yard run. During the drive, Garnett and No. 6 A.J. Brown took turns running the ball down the field. Afer Garnett found the endzone, No. 50 Brennar Danforth kicked the PAT, and the Bulldogs went up 7-0.
On the ensuing drive, Warren County began on their own 28-yard line before having to punt the ball away. The teams then traded possessions before Harlem took over on the 50-yard line with 6:49 left in the first quarter. Harlem made their way to the 24-yard line where Garnett ran in a touchdown with 4:09 left in the first quarter. However, the score was called back because of a penalty.
With the Bulldogs facing a 4th and 3 situation on the 17-yard line, they went for it but fumbled. Warren County’s Vontavious Crawford recovered the fumble and return to the Warren County 30-yard line. However, the Screaming Devils were unable to capitalize on the turnover.
Harlem took over the ball to begin the second quarter on their own 31-yard line, and with 11:34 left in the half, Brown scored on a 69-yard run. Danforth’s kick sailed through the uprights, and Harlem went up 14-0.
On the ensuing kickoff, Warren County’s Dairon Jones returned the kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown. Jaden Hawkins pushed the ball in for a two-point conversion, and the Screaming Devils got on the board 14-8.
The Screaming Devils soon scored again with 8:25 left in the second quarter, this time on a 40-yard run from Jones. Hawkins again pushed into the endzone for the two-point conversion, and the Screaming Devils took the lead 16-14.
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