Canton’s Offense Does A Number To Nevada Community In District Opener
NEVADA -- Canton kicked off competition in the tough District 5-4A Division II league with a 42-14 win against Nevada Community.
It was a career night for quarterback Hunter Moore and Canton (3-3, 1-0) joined Gilmer and Bullard in the win column. Running back Jordan Jackson didn't have a bad night, either.
Moore completed 13 of 22 passes for 180 yards and two scores. He also punched the ball in himself twice as part of 127 yards on 14 carries.
Jackson reached the end zone twice and racked up 209 yards just 18 touches.
Receiver Tre' Fitzgerald rounded out top offensive performers. He caught four passes for 79 yards.
The Eagles' defense held Nevada Community (3-3, 0-1) to zero points in the second half. Canton had a 20-7 lead after the first quarter.
Robert Ivey's squad will host Gilmer on Friday. Nevada Community will travel to Bullard.