HUSKIES DEFEAT BOB JONES, TAKE CONTROL OF REGION 4
Hewitt-Trussville traveled to Madison on Friday night and defeated Bob Jones 52-18. With the win, the Huskies improved to 6-0 Overall and 4-0 in 7A Region 4. Bob Jones falls to 5-3 Overall and 3-1 in 7A Region 4.

Hewitt-Trussville received the opening kickoff and quickly moved down the field. Elliott McElwain got the team on the scoreboard when he rushed in for the opening touchdown. On the next drive, quarterback Paul Tyson connected with Logan Pitts for a 33 yard touchdown. The Huskies led 14-0.

Bob Jones quickly struck back as quarterback Caden Rose ripped off a 79 yard touchdown run. The extra point was no good and the score was 14-6. The Huskies drove down the field again, but the Bob Jones defense held strong at the goal line and took over on downs. The Patriots seemed to have the momentum, but safety Creed Parker picked off a pass for a huge defensive play. The first quarter ended with the Huskies leading 14-6.

Paul Tyson took over the game in the second quarter. He first connected with Lee Reagan for a six yard touchdown pass. On the next drive, Tyson ran it in himself from two yards out. He then connected with Antonio Reed for another score. After the impressive second quarter, the Huskies took a 35-6 lead into halftime.

Tyson continued to play well in the second half. In the 3rd quarter he connected again with Lee Reagan for a 26 yard touchdown. Later, he found Logan Pitts again for 10 yards and another score. Kicker Parker Colburn also added a 42 yard field goal in the second half.

For the game Tyson completed 27 of 35 passes for 329 yards and five touchdowns. He also had a rushing touchdown. The offensive line was impressive all night and that got the attention of Head Coach Josh Floyd after the game. "Our offensive line set the tone early. We won the battle up front. That's huge."

The Huskies will be back at home on October 13 as they host Sparkman in the only October home game. Sparkman enters the game tied for second in the region with a 3-1 record.
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