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Magazine Grounds And Pounds Panthers

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In their fourth straight conference win of the season, the Magazine Sr High Rattlers sent the Panthers tails tucked yelling back to Yellville with a score of 41-14 last Friday night. With 35 of those Rattler winning points accumulated in the first half of the match, it’s evident that Magazine football continues to be on the rise. This victory upgrades the Rattler’s records to 4-1 in conference and 5-2 overall. During the game, Magazine held possession of the ball for 35:31 minutes while holding Yellville to just 12:29 of ball time.

Offensively, the Sr Rattlers earned 51 passing yards, 262 rushing yards, and 20 first downs. QB, Tatum Scott catapulted 2 passes for 51 yards and 1 TD. In rushing, Kobe Faughn made 15 carries for 88 yards and 1 TD. Ashton Droemer had 8 carries for 83 yards and 4 TDs and 1 35 yard reception for a touchdown. Cameron Mattson got 8 carries for 34 yards. Tatum Scott carried 6 times for 32 yards. Brad Price made 3 carries for 18 yards. Ethan Vasquez earned 3 carries for 8 yards. Connor Ryan got 2 carries for 1 yard. And Cameron Raggio made one 16 yard reception.

Defensively, the “Diamondback D” forced 3 turnovers in the game. Faughn snagged 10 tackles. Mattson obtained 6 tackles and 1 TFL. Droemer scored 4 tackles and 1 INT. Trace Nichols grabbed 3 tackles. Scott 3 tackles and 1 TFL. Price 3 tackles. William King 2 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 TFL. Raggio and Terrence Thurman had 2 tackles each. Austin Krigbaum had 1 INT. And with one tackle a piece was A.J. Malouf, Ethan Vasquez, Connor Ryan, Landon Cox, and Dakota Pack.

“For these last two games we are focusing on developing depth with the few guys we have on the sidelines,” explained coach, Ryan Chambers. “We have some young guys that could give us some quality minutes, they just need some game reps. Kobe Faughn will be the 8th player in school history to run for over 1000 yards.”

The Rattlers will host the Conway Christian Eagles on Friday, October, 30. “We will prepare for our game against Conway Christian like any other game. This game is just as important as any this season. They have a lot of really solid athletes on the field. Their running back has put up some good numbers this year so we’ll work hard on stopping him. He’s a good athlete that can make people miss in space.”

Photo courtesy of Magazine School District

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