Larry Pryor’s Monster Performance Leads Sulphur Springs to 77-65 Shootout Victory at Corsicana
CORSICANA -- Larry Pryor was probably Sulphur Springs' best defensive player as a sophomore in 2012, leading the team with almost 120 tackles.
Now, he's the spark plug for an offense averaging almost six touchdowns a game after the Wildcats' thrilling 77-65 shootout win Friday night at Corsicana.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound junior, who holds seven Division I FBS offers as a safety, accounted for a staggering 572 total yards of offense and six total touchdowns in the victory, which pushed Sulphur Springs to 3-2 entering a bye week.
Pryor completed 21 of 29 passes for a career-high 421 yards and four touchdowns. A week after rushing for 167 yards in a 43-9 rout of Paris, Pryor ran for 151 yards and two scores on 22 carries as he terrorized Corsicana's defense through the air and on the ground.
Senior running back Willy Ivery also had a huge game, rushing 33 times for 205 yards and five touchdowns. He also caught three passes for 78 yards and has amassed 608 total yards and 11 touchdowns in four games.
Senior receiver Alex Burney caught eight passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns, while classmate Isaiah Lacy grabbed three passes for 100 yards and one score. Junior C.J. Stephens had three receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown.
Sulphur Springs led 44-30 at halftime before Corsicana, which fell to 1-4, cut the Wildcats' lead to 63-59 going to the fourth quarter. Sulphur Spring held on with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns.
After taking off this week, the Wildcats host Mount Pleasant in an Oct. 11 District 14-4A opener.