Longview Blows Out Pine Tree In First District 15-5A Game
LONGVIEW – Scoring came quick and often as Longview opened District 15-5A with a dominant 66-13 win over in-town foe Pine Tree on Friday night at Pirate Stadium.
The Lobos (2-2, 1-0) scored on five of their first six possessions with a defensive touchdown and a punt return score along the way.
Senior quarterback Dezmond Chumley paved the way for the Lobos, accounting for four first-half touchdowns and a 6-for-7 passing mark for 183 yards in the air while adding 44 on the ground.
Longview opened the contest with a 68-yard drive, capped by Chumley’s touchdown run from a yard out. Senior safety Khalil Williams then returned an interception 32 yards to give Longview a quick 14-0 lead with just under three minutes off the game clock.
The two teams exchanged punts before Longview’s Marquies Hunter punched in a one-yard score, extending the Lobos’ lead to 21-0 in the final minute of the opening quarter.
Pine Tree (0-4, 0-1) got on the board to open the second quarter with a 53-yard pass from Daniel Bonamy to Mason Hays.
Then Chumley hit his stride for the Lobos.
The three-year starter hit Tylan Miller for 51 yards, Jon Sorey for 36 yards and Antonio Carter for 17 yards on consecutive possessions to put the rout in full swing.
Jakoryian Walker capped the 28-point run with a 50-yard punt return to give Longview a 49-7 lead with 4:17 left in the first half.
Bonamy scored from nine yards away in the final minute of the first half for the Pirates’ final score of the night.
But Longview wasn’t ready to go to the locker room.
Cameron Castleberry found Sorey on for a 54-yard touchdown pass in the final seconds to make it a 56-13 Lobo lead at halftime.
After a scoreless third quarter, Longview’s Cody Jenkins resumed the Lobo run with a 31-yard field goal. Traveion Webster scored from 12 yards away with 4:54 left for the 66-13 final.
Bonamy finished with 221 yards for the Pirates. Hays hauled in seven catches for 130 yards and Quay Ward led the ground attack with 55 rushing yards for Pine Tree, which travels to Marshall next week.
Longview returns home to host Greenville on Oct. 3.