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Rangers football puts another game in the "W" column

On September 17, Raymond High School Rangers varsity football played at home to an enthusiastic crowd. The match-up was a non-conference game against the Panthers of Yazoo County High School.

The Panthers scored first when Tramony Little completed a 22 yard pass to Devonte Watson for the touchdown. It was YCHS 6, Raymond 0 at the end of the first quarter.

The Rangers scored their first points of the night early in the second quarter when K'swaya Moffett took it into the end zone for a 17 yard rushing TD. The point after was good, putting the Rangers ahead, 7 - 6.

With 6 minutes left in the second quarter, the Rangers scored again on a 4 yard rushing TD by K'swaya Moffett. The PAT kick was missed. Raymond 13, Yazoo County 6. The Rangers extended their lead when Delawerence Kency took it into the end zone for another 6 and K'swaya Moffett made the 2-point conversion.

Rangers' defense kept the Panthers out of the end zone and at half-time, the score was RHS 21 to YCHS 6.

Ranger Band wowed the crowd with their half-time performance.

Both teams' defenses held strong throughout the 3rd quarter and neither team was able to score.

In the 4th, Tyler Bunley intercepted a Yazoo County pass. Then Dontavius Mack ran it in for the score, giving Raymond a 21 point lead with about 9 minutes left in the game. They extended their lead even further with a TD pass and PAT. Yazoo got within 10 yards of the goal line and scored on a rushing TD by Devonte Watson. Then they were successful in making a 2 point conversion, which was the final score of the game.

Raymond Rangers 34 - Yazoo County Panthers 14, FINAL. GO RANGERS!

Next up for the Rangers: Homecoming vs North Forrest on September 24th Junior Varsity plays Terry at 6 p.m. on September 20, at home.

And in Lady Rangers Volleyball: 9/21/21 Away, at Port Gibson, JV 5 p.m., Varsity 6 p.m. 9/23/21 Away, at Forest Hill 5:30 p.m. 9/30/21 HOME vs Terry, JV 5 p.m., Varsity 6 p.m.

All photos courtesy of Ginny Barlow Price. Facebook: Ginny Barlow-Price Photography



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