Malik Brazil rushed for 252 yards on 16 carries and three touchdowns and Landon Weaver had 14 carries for 66 yards and one score, leading the Boonville Pirate freshmen football team past Fulton Thursday night in Fulton by a score of 34-14.
The Pirate freshmen, 1-1 on the season, opened the game with a touchdown in the first quarter and then hit paydirt again in the second quarter to lead at the half by a score of 14-0. Meanwhile, after both teams hit paydirt twice in the third quarter, Boonville came back and added another touchdown in the fourth quarter for the victory.
Boonville freshmen football coach Curtis Walk said the freshmen team played very well on both sides of the ball. “The kids were having a lot of fun playing the game,” Walk said. “I am very proud of our kids the way they came right out and played. They were flying around on defense and blocking very well on offense.”
In addition to scoring three touchdowns, Brazil also had one two-point conversion along with Weaver.
Carson Campbell finished the game with five carries for 33 yards and one touchdown while Zach Watring had eight carries for 32 yards.
Cameron Carney, meanwhile, finished the game with five carries for 25 yards and completed 1 of 3 passes for 22 yards to Brandon Johnson. Carney also had one interception in the game.
On the defensive side of the ball, Brandon Johnson had 12 tackles, three for losses and one sack.
Zach Watring added seven tackles with two assists and one sack while Landon Weaver had six tackles and one assist, Nate Brown with two tackles and one sack, Dalton Elder with four tackles and three assists, Zane Mesik with three tackles and one interception and Carson Campbell with four tackles and four pass break ups.