Stormy weather didn’t stop Warren County from defeating Twiggs County convincingly on Friday night.

The WCHS Screaming Devils jumped to an early lead on Sept. 13 against the Cobras with a 48-yard touchdown run by Dairon Jones with 10:36 left in the first quarter. WCHS attempted a PAT with no luck, and the Screaming Devils went up 6-0.

Twiggs County’s only score came only 20 seconds later when they threw an 80-yard pass, which after being batted into the air by two Warren County players, landed in the hands of a Cobra who crossed into the endzone. Their PAT was no good as well, tying up the game 6-6.

Later in the first quarter, Warren County took to the air to move the ball, with quarterback Jordan Menchaca connecting on a 42-yard pass to Kyree Evans. This pass set up a two-yard touchdown run with 4:42 left in the first quarter. The PAT was no good again, but the Screaming Devils gained the lead 12-6.

Warren County’s next score came on a two-yard run with 7:58 left in the half. However, as the teams lined up for the PAT, the game was postponed due to lightning. As the game resumed, WCHS kicked a PAT to bring the score to 19-6. WCHS scored two more times in the second quarter, a five-yard run with a successful PAT and a one-yard run with a failed two point conversion, to put WCHS up 32-6 at halftime.

The Screaming Devils scored two more times in the third quarter on a 75-yard fumble return and a 57-yard touchdown run, both with successful PAT kicks. These touchdowns finalized the night’s scoring at 46-6.

According to Hudl, Menchaca went 3 for 7 for 115 yards with the longest being 55 yards. WCHS as a team rushed had 25 rushing attempts for 243 yards and six touchdowns. The longest run being 57 yards.

Warren County will travel to Washington-Wilkes to face the Tigers on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

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