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September 3, 2013

Corbin’s ‘D’ too much

Corbin picks up second win of the season with 36-8 victory over Perry Central


By Denis House / The Endzone Staff

CORBIN — What a difference a week makes.

Last week it took the Corbin Redhounds a complete game to score 14 points. Friday night against Perry County Central in the Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic, it took them less than one quarter to score that many en route to a 36-8 win over the Commodores.

Defense and turnovers allowed Corbin to take control of the game early and never look back, scoring 29 first-half points.

“We had a lot more offensive production tonight,” Corbin coach Steve Jewell said. “I just would like to see us keep our intensity up for four quarters”

Both teams came into the game winners on opening night, and both pitched shutouts. Corbin downed Southwestern Pulaski, 14-0, in the Ray Correll Bowl while the Commodores took a 21-0 win over Clay County.

“We protected the ball better tonight, won the turnover battle,” Jewell said. “I am extremely pleased with that.”

Perry won the toss and elected to receive but on the second play from scrimmage Nathan Pray was picked off by Jake Coppock, giving Corbin the ball on its own 41.

Then it was Coppock on offense, carrying the ball five times for 51 yards, including a 34-yard gainer, and capped it off with a four-yard run. The point after failed, and with 8:08 left in the first, Corbin led 6-0.Coppock would score later in the half and finish the half with 123 yards rushing.

The Redhound defense held on PCC’s next possession, forcing a punt with 6:18 left in the quarter. Taking over on its own 48, Corbin marched 52 yards in six plays, capped off by an 11-yard run by Harrison Reedy. Corey Taylor then found Taylor Waddle for the two-point conversion and a 14-0 lead.

The Corbin defense continued to shine on the Commodores’ next possession, and were helped along by a huge blocking below the waist penalty that cost PCC 18 yards and moved the ball from the 37 all the way back to the 19. One play later, the Commodores were forced to punt again.

And again Corbin would take advantage and score, this time a six-play drive that covered 54 yards and was capped off when Taylor found Waddle for eight yards. Evan Grissell’s point after was good and with :21 left in the quarter, the lead had grown to 21-0.

A broken play resulted in Perry Central turning the ball over on downs on its next possession and the Redhounds took over on their own 48.

Tanner Powers picked up 22 yards to move the ball to the Perry Central 35. Waddle then broke free for an apparent 35-yard touchdown run but the play was called back on a penalty by Corbin, one of the few mistakes they made in the first half.

After two incompletions, Taylor found Waddle for a 36-yard gain to the three-yard line. Two plays later Coppock carried it over from one yard out to make it 27-0.

Central’s next possession ended in an interception by Cody McHargue, but Corbin failed to capitalize, turning the ball over on downs on the Commodore five-yard line. On the next play, Cai Jackson and Harley Lambert tackled Austin Caudill in the end zone for a safety and a 29-0 lead. That’s how the first half would end.

The Redhounds picked right up where they left off in the first half, scoring on their first possession of the second half when Cai Jackson capped off a nine-play drive with a 19-yard run to make it 36-0 with 7:08 left. The clock began to run continuously as the Commodores saw any hope of a comeback tick away.

The Commodores did get one score back when Tyler Fugate raced 71 yards in the final minute to make the final 36-8.

“We are playing pretty well right now but still have a lot of room for improvement,” Jewell said.

Coppock finished with 137 yards and was named Offensive MVP.

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