Saturday, September 19, 2009

Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls vs. Porter Ridge Pirates

It was a long night for the Ragin Bulls loosing 39 to 6 in the third meeting of this non-conference matchup.  In the first quarter, it only took Porter Ridge three plays to score.  On  the Pirates third posession of the game, QB Lee McNeil threw down the right side of the field to Ryan Patty for a 21 yard TD.  On the ensuing kickoff the Ragin Bulls would get the ball on their own twenty yard line.  Then,on their second offensive play, they would fumble the balll in the backfield.  The Pirates P.J. Freeman would recover the fumble around the Ragin Bull 15 yard line and return it for a TD.  This would be the Pirates second TD in the first four minuites of the game.  The score at the end of the first quarter was the Pirates 12 and the Ragin Bulls 0.

In the second quarter, Ragin Bull Danny Book would deflect the pass from the Pirates QB for an interception and return it 35 yards for the TD.  This would be the the only Ragin Bull points of the night.  The Pirates would answer on their very next offensive play with a 67 yard TD by Tyler Sierra.  The score at halftime was Pirates 18, Ragin Bulls 6.

The second half would be all Porter Ridge.  In the third quarter, two different Pirate quarterbacks would score twice in a row.  First, it would be the Pirates QB #14 Lee McNeil around the right end for a 3 yard TD run.  Then, it would be the Pirates QB #5 Devin Martin around the left end with a 14 yard TD run.  The score at the end of the third quarter was Pirates 32, Ragin Bulls 6.

In the fourth quarter, the Pirates QB #5 Devin Martin would score again, throwing the ball for a 6 yard TD.  The final score was the Pirates 39 to the Ragin Bulls 6.

Penalties and turnovers would plague the Ragin Bulls again.  Hickory Ridge had 11 penalties for 122 yards and lost the ball 5 times on fumbles.  The Pirates did a good job defensively allowing the Ragin Bulls only 7 first downs, 60 yards rushing, 28 yards passing, and 88 yards of total offense.

This coming week is a bye week for the Ragin Bulls, so there will not be a game this coming Friday.  The Ragin Bulls next football game will be homecoming against Cox Mill.  The game will be on Oct. 3 and it will be the first time the two teams have ever met.  Kickoff is at 7:30pm.  Please come out to support the Ragin Bulls football team and do not forget to bring your cow bell.  See you at the game and Go Bulls!

Friday, September 18, 2009

Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls vs. Porter Ridge Pirates

Tonight the Ragin Bulls face off against the Pirates of Porter Ridge in another "Battle of the Ridges."  Last year the teams were evenly matched with the Pirates just edging out the Ragin Bulls 14-13.  This year the Ragin Bulls are 2-2 and the Pirates are 2-2.  Please click  for more information on Porter Ridge's wins and loses.  For schedules and standings on both teams, click the links to the right under Ragin Bull Football Schedule. 

Everyone please come out to Porter Ridge High School  tonight at 7:30pm to show your support.  Do not forget to bring your blue poncho and your cow bell.  See you at the game and Go Bulls!

JV-Hickory Ridge Ragin Bulls vs. Porter Ridge Pirates

The JV Ragin Bulls go 4-0 as they beat the Porter Ridge Pirates 28 to 13.  In the first quarter, T.J. Allen ran the ball into the end zone on a 6 yard run.  Then Porter Ridge answered with a 63 yard pass to Jordan VanBeck.  The score at the end of the first period, Hickory Ridge 6 and Porter Ridge 7.

In the second quarter, QB Nick Tyson would punch the ball in for the touchdown from the 1 yard line.  At the halftime the Ragin Bulls lead  14-0.

In the third quarter it was all Ragin Bulls and the T.J./D.J. show.  T.J. Allen would run the ball in into the end zone from the 1 yard line.  D.J. Barnes would score on a 6 yard run.  The score at the end of the third quarter, Ragin Bulls 28-7.

In the fourth quarter, Pirates QB Chase Shuford would throw a 36 yard touchdown pass to Aaron Johnson.  The final score was Ragin Bulls 28, Pirates 13.

T.J. Allen had 18 carries for 134 yards averaging 7.4yds/carry, with a long of 62 yards.  T.J. also had 2 touchdowns on the ground.  D.J. Barnes had 7 carries for 68 yards averaging 9.7yds/carry.  QB Nick Tyson completed 5 of 8 in the air for 52 yards.  Jason Eury had 2 receptions for 27 yards averaging 13.5yds/carry.  On the PAT kick the Bulls were 2 for 2.  It was a rushing game for the Ragin Bulls, running the ball 38 times for 239 yards.

Next up the JV Ragin Bulls travel to Cox Mill for their first ever meeting in this conference match up.  Please come and show your support.  Do not forget to bring your cow bell and Go Bulls!

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