Sweet Water rolls Millry

MILLRY — Sweet Water (2-1, 2-0) blasted MIllry 48-6 for a Class 2A, Region 1 win Friday night in contest that saw the Bulldog starters scarcely play in the second half.

Demarcus Gamble scored on a 16-yard run to open the scoring. Less than two minutes later, Gamble picked off a pass and returned it 32 yards for a score. Daniel Sewell got in on the fun less than two minutes after that, intercepting a pass and returning it 50 yards for a touchdown. Tristan Weatherly hit all three extra pointsf or the 21-0 lead after the first quarter.

Jakoby Aldridge scored on a seven-yard run to cap a trademark methodical Sweet Water drive in the second quarter. Gamble scored again with 59 seconds left in the half when he hauled in a 22-yard pass from Branson Davis. Weatherly’s point-after made it 35-0 in favor of the Bulldogs at halftime.

Keldric Greene scored on a 28-yard run in the second half and Eric Jenkins capped the point total with a 51-yard run as the starters watched from the sidelines.

Xavier McIntosh blocked an extra point in the contest. Sewell recorded two interceptions to bring his season total to four. Gamble had 68 yards on eight carries. Aldridge had 63 on 10. Sewell had 52 on five.

Sweet Water had 15 first downs as compared to seven for Millry. The Bulldogs rushed for 300 yards on 39 carries while Millry amassed 145 on 39.

Sweet Water is set to host Southern Choctaw next Friday night.