Last updated: September 07. 2013 12:26PM - 856 Views
Ruthie Pope Sports Writer



Courtesy PhotoJV Crusader Will Huff raced past this Wake Christian defender. He rushed 11 times for 64 yards.
Courtesy PhotoJV Crusader Will Huff raced past this Wake Christian defender. He rushed 11 times for 64 yards.
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Wake Christian eased past Harrells, 22-27, to give the junior varsity Crusaders their first loss this football season.


The Crusaders went ahead the first quarter 8 to 6, but Wake Christian tied it up, 14-14, before the half as both teams scored again.


In the 3rd quarter, W.C. took the lead with a touchdown and and the extra point. HCA never gave up and put 8 more on the board in the fourth, but Wake also scored to keep the lead, 22-27.


Scoring for Harrells was Billy Prestage who rushed 4 times for 91 yards. Two of those carries were for touchdowns. Tyshon Newkirk 3-yard rush was for a TD as well. Corey Pruitt’s 2 carries were for two 2-point conversions.


Other Crusaders on the rushing stat were Will Huff with 11 carries for 64 yards and Rance Creech, 12-33.


Crusader quarterback Gray Fussell attempted 6 passes for 3 completions and 121 yards.


Creech caught 1 pass for 42 yards; Pruitt caught 1 for 42; Robert Malpass, 1-37; and Luke Davis, 1-42.


On defense, H. Batchelor had 7 tackles; Huff had 6 tackles, and Fussell, 5 tackles. Robert malpass had 3 tackles and 1 sack; Nolan Harrell, 1 sack; and Pruitt, 1 fumble recovery.


The junior varsity’s record moves to 1-1.

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