Marengo Academy romps over Russell in Homecoming win

Cason Cook sprints for the end zone.

Cason Cook sprints for the end zone.

LINDEN — Marengo Academy (5-1, 3-0) rolled over Russell Christian 48-6 Friday en route to a Homecoming win.

Andrew Martin scored on runs of 61 and 33 yards. Caleb Broadhead returned a punt 50 yards for a score while Zac Murphy and Weldon Aydelott each found the end zone on interception returns in excess of 60 yards.

Cason Cook scored on a 78-yard touchdown run while Robert Tutt hit Landon Houlditch for a 20-yard touchdown pass.

Austin Eatmon led the defense with eight tackles while Murphy added seven.

The Longhorns hit the road Thursday night to visit region foe Wilcox Academy. A win in that contest will clinch AISA, Class AA Region 1.