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Quez Allen + Dren Rollerson Lead Paris to 41-20 District-Opening Victory over Atlanta

Atlanta’s Chase Musgrove looks to lateral to a teammate while being brought down by Gilmer’s Tristan Olivares during their game Aug. 30 in Gilmer. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

PARIS — Paris sophomore quarterback Quez Allen and sophomore running back Dren Rollerson led the Wildcats to a 41-20 victory over the Atlanta Rabbits on Friday night in the District 13-3A opener for both teams.

Allen passed for 151 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for 158 yards and a score. Meanwhile, Rollerson rushed for 134 yards and accounted for three touchdowns in the win, which ended a three-game losing skid for Paris.

Paris (2-4, 1-0) scored on the opening drive when Allen connected with senior Kenny Mason for a 54-yard touchdown pass, and the Wildcats never trailed from there. They led 13-3 at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead to 28-10 by halftime.

Atlanta (3-3, 0-1) threatened in the third quarter by scoring 10 points, including a 59-yard scamper by quarterback Chase Musgrove.

But the Wildcats quelled the threat early in the fourth quarter when Allen scored on an 18-yard run to make the score 35-20.

Paris officially put the game away by capping an 11-play, 97-yard drive with 3:08 remaining when Rollerson reached the end zone on a 10-yard run.

Musgrove finished with 82 rushing yards for Atlanta. He also completed 9 of 23 passes for 113 yards and an interception. Eddrick King also scored a touchdown for the Rabbits.

Paris 41, Atlanta 20

Paris 13 15 0 13 – 41
Atlanta 3 7 10 0 – 20
First Quarter
Paris – Kenny Mason 54 pass from Quez Allen, 9:58 (Kick blocked)
Atlanta – Nick Bishop 32 field goal, 4:26
Paris – Dren Rollerson 16 pass from Allen, 0:08 (Blake Beshirs kick)
Second Quarter
Atlanta – Eddrick King 13 run, 10:30 (Bishop kick)
Paris – Mason 5 pass from Allen, 7:42 (Josh Reynolds conversion pass from Mason)
Paris – Rollerson 15 run, 4:04 (Beshirs kick)
Third Quarter
Atlanta – Chase Musgrove 59 run, 6:50 (Bishop kick)
Atlanta – Bishop 30 field goal, 2:01
Fourth Quarter
Paris – Allen 18 run, 11:54 (Beshirs kick)
Paris – Rollerson 10 run, 3:08 (Conversion pass failed)

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