Blocking for Bloodworth

Asbury quarterback Austin Bloodworth gets a block from Koley Wood as he tries to break free from a Brindlee Mountain defender during the Rams’ victory in the 2019 season. Bloodworth passed for 380 yards and rushed for 464 this fall.

ASBURY — The Asbury football team closed out its 2019 season, the first under new head coach Chris Williams, with a 53-14 loss to Southeastern on Nov. 1. The Rams posted a 1-9 record.

Junior quarterback Austin Bloodworth rushed nine times for 111 yards and a touchdown. He collected five tackles on defense.

Dante Broussard had 14 carries for 43 yards and a score.

“As the last minute ran off, we were able to get our three seniors a carry each,” Asbury assistant coach Matt Harris said. “Koley Wood ran for 16 yards, Michael Miller ran for 4 and Brodie Hartman ran for 2. It was important for us to get them that opportunity.”

Korbyn Patterson, Gage Farmer and Liam Biddix recorded nine tackles each to pace Asbury’s defense. McKinley Orr made eight stops and Josh Gorriz five.

For the season, Bloodworth completed 30-of-84 passes for 380 yards and four TDs. He rushed 113 times for 464 yards and four scores. On defense, he made 26 tackles and one interception.

Broussard was the Rams’ leading rusher with 527 yards on 103 attempts. He scored three touchdowns.

Broussard returned 12 kickoffs for 173 yards, and he contributed 28 tackles on defense.

Eighth-grader Gavin Johnson had 17 kickoff returns for 179 yards. He made 21 tackles.

Patterson was the Rams’ leading tackler with 55. He had one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. He converted 4-of-7 extra points.

Orr finished with 52 tackles and a forced fumble. He returned five kickoffs for 75 yards.

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