Northwest Raiders tops West St. Mary Wolfpack
WEST ST. MARY DEFENDERS track down Northwest’s Chris Lee during Thursday’s action at the Wolfpack Stadium.
BALDWIN _ The Northwest High School Raiders exploded for 28 second half points, earning a 34-0 victory over the West St. Mary Wolfpack here Thursday at Wolfpack Stadium in non-district action.
Northwest turned a 6-0 halftime lead into a 34-0 victory with a second-half charge behind the running of Chris Lee, who finsihed with two touchdowns and 19 carries for 171 yards.
West St. Mary Coach Clifton Armelin said his young team must learn to play a complete game.
“We played a good first half, but we must learn to finish,” Armelin said. We must learn to keep our discipline, our cool over the course of a game. We must learn how to mentally, physically and spiritually finish a game.”
West St. Mary (0-2) stymied the Raiders over the first half as Northwest High School secured a 6-0 halftime cushion on Lee’s 35-yard pass reception from qurter Damarcus Stevens.
In the third quarter, NSH collected touchdowns from Lee, Matthew Rideau and Abraham Gordwin, gaining a 28-0 advantage.
Gordwin’s score came on a 45-yard interception return in the third quarter.
Lee scored the Raiders finish touchdown on a nine-yard run, giving NHS the 34-0 victory.
West St. Mary finished with 114 yards offense with quarterback Scottie Gray rushing for 49 yards on eight carries while connecting going 4 of 19 for 39 yards and one interception.
Rushing leaders for the Wolfpack were: Kharee Lockley, 4 carries for four yards; Scottie Gray, eight carries for 49 yards and Rodderick Hudson, 7 for 36.
West St. Mary will play host to Highland Baptist on Friday at 7 p.m.