Troup 49, Columbus 6: Troup rushes for 613 yards in win

Special to the Ledger-EnquirerOctober 17, 2013 

Troup County rolled up 613 yards rushing in defeating Columbus High 49-6 Thursday night at Kinnett Stadium.

The Tigers had three rushers go over 100 yards rushing and a fourth with 98 yards.

On the first play following a Columbus fumble, Devonte Swanson took a toss sweep 79 yards for a score. Swanson had two carries for 159 yards rushing and two scores.

Troup had an 11-play, 84-yard drive in the second quarter to go up 12-0 on Daryl Dunlap's 20-yard run. Dunlap had 154 yards rushing on 13 carries and three touchdowns.

The Tigers had a second one-play scoring drive when Mess Bonner went 72 yards through the middle of the Blue Devil defense. Will Smith's run on the PAT made the score 20-0 heading to the half. Bonner had 98 yards rushing on eight carries.

Troup's first second-half possession began at the Columbus 48. Eight plays later Dunlap bulled in from 7 yards out for a 28-0 lead.

Columbus got on the board with 3:51 remaining in the third quarter when Derrick James found Dale Williams behind the Tiger defense for a 77-yard touchdown pass and a 35-6 score.

Columbus had 29 yards rushing on 27 carries and 113 yards through the air on 5-of-21 passing.

Columbus falls to 1-6, 0-4 Region 5-AAAA. Troup improves to 3-4, 2-2.

Thursday at KinettTroup 6 14 15 14--49

Columbus 0 0 6 0 --6First Quarter

T- Devonte Swanson 79 run (run failed), 8:01.

Second Quarter

T- Daryl Dunlap 20 run(run failed), 4:50

T- Mess Bonner 72 run (Will Smith run), 2:56

Third Quarter

T- Dunlap 7 run (R. J. Hairston run), 7:51

T- Swanson 80 run (Michael Young kick), 4:05

C- Dale Williams 77 pass from Derrick James (kick failed), 3:51

Fourth Quarter

T- Dunlap 55 run (Young kick), 11:51

T- Dexter Shealey 15 run (Young kick), 6:37

Records: Troup 3-4, 2-2 Region 5-AAAA. Columbus 1-6, 0-4. Next: Columbus, vs. Shaw at Kinnett, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.

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