Getting ready for New Hope

Geraldine head coach Brad Waldrop gives a play to Austin Hall during the Class 3A, No. 10 Bulldogs’ game against 2A, No. 1 Fyffe in week one. The Bulldogs host unbeaten New Hope in a 3A, Region 7 matchup Friday night.

SCANT CITY — No. 10 Geraldine improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Class 3A, Region 7 football standings by thrashing Brindlee Mountain 64-6 on Friday night.

The Bulldogs used 14 ball carriers and saw nine players score touchdowns. Geraldine delivered the knockout punch in the first quarter, as it roared to a 35-0 lead.

Troy Willoughby returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown and also caused a fumble for GHS. Kyle Thackerson scored on a 30-yard punt return.

Bulldog quarterback DJ Graham finished 1-of-1 passing, a 14-yard touchdown to Jackson Bearden.

Geraldine’s 14 ball carriers were:

Tyler Satterfield, eight attempts for 63 yards and a touchdown

Drew Fowler, three rushes for 43 yards

Caleb Hall, one carry for 40 yards and one TD

Erik Garcia, five rushes for 33 yards and one TD

Carlos Mann, two attempts for 28 yards and one TD

Anthony Baldwin, two rushes for 18 yards and one TD

Zane Williams, one attempt for 13 yards

River Walling, two rushes for 10 yards

Eduardo Hernandez, two carries for 9 yards

Carlos Deza, one attempt for 8 yards

Thackerson, one carry for 7 yards

Lorenzo Fontanella, one rush for 6 yards

Jaxon Colvin, one attempt for 6 yards

Cody Satterfield, two carries for 4 yards and one TD

Deza and Fontanella are both exchange students.

Brandon East recovered the fumble caused by Willoughby, and Jose Garcia grabbed an interception and had a sack. Baldwin also recorded a sack.

On Friday night, Geraldine hosts unbeaten New Hope (3-0, 1-0) in a 3A, Region 7 matchup. It’s the first of three straight home games for the Bulldogs.

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