Manchester 51, Spencer 16: Greg Oglesby passes Juby Shiver on school's wins list

Special to the Ledger-EnquirerSeptember 14, 2012 

MANCHESTER, Ga. -- Manchester scored 37 second-quarter points to pace a 51-16 win over Spencer Friday at Manchester Memorial Stadium.

The win marked the 122nd win for Greg Oglesby as Manchester head coach. That total eclipses Juby Shiver total of 121 wins to make Oglesby the winningest coach in Manchester's storied football history.

"It's overwhelming," an emotional Oglesby said. "Juby Shiver was a great coach. I played for him, coached with him for years. Just to know that I am in the same ball park with him is an honor."

The only possession of the first half the Blue Devils failed to score was its first of the game. The Blue Devils drove from its own 30-yard line to the Greenwave 6-yard line before Devante Davis fumbled near the goal line. Travon Culpepper recovered the fumble in the endzone giving Spencer the ball at the 20-yard line.

Spencer drove across midfield before a bad snap went over the head of punter Tevin Peleska. Peleska was tackled at the Greenwave 25-yard line.

Manchester scored six plays later when Quinterious Prather dove in from 3-yards out. Darius Alford's kick made the score 7-0 with 1:12 remaining in the fist period.

The scoring onslaught began on the first play of the second quarter when another high snap went over Peleska's head. Peleska recovered the ball in the endzone for a Manchester safety and a 9-0 score.

After the free kick the Blue Devils drove 40-yards in 5 plays to go up 16-0 on Demien Turner's 11-yard run.

Manchester's next scoring drive was two plays for 59-yards, both passes from Turner.

Friday at Manchester

Spencer 0 0 8 8--16

Manchester 7 37 7 0--51

First Quarter

M-Quinterious Prather 3 run (Darius Alford kick), 1:12

Second Quarter

M-Bad punt snap safety, 11:54

M-Demien Turner 11 run (Alford kick), 9:47

M-Demarcus Addie 47 pass from Turner (Alford kick), 8:02

M-Travier Bryant 51 pass from Prather (Alford kick), 5:58

M-Devante Davis 8 run (Alford kick), 2:16

M-Derrick Odoms 15 run (Alford kick), :50

Third Quarter

M-Monta Copeland 21 run (Alford kick), 10:37

S-Demarkus Robins 7 run (Tarvarska Davis run), 4:34

Fourth Quarter

S-Robins 6 run (Richard Jones pass from Davis)

Records: Spencer 0-3, Manchester 2-1. Next: Spencer vs. Jordan at Memorial, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Manchester at Bowdon, Sept. 28.

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