The Red Boiling Springs Junior High School team almost wasn't. They didn't know for sure they would even have a team this season, but they did. This team is playing with a lot of heart.
On September, 9th the team traveled to Watertown. They lost with a score of 42-20. Watertown jumped out to an early lead and never looked back.
Bulldogs scored a few but it was too little late.
The tackling stats were Chase Carter 1, Dakota Dickens 2, Dallas Greanead 3, Jake Hunt 2, Danny Law 2, Michael Long 5, Adam Ruis 3, Ty Tuck 4, and Kason Wix 4. Ethan Mornam blocked one punt. The team's rushing yards were: Dakota Dickens had 10 rushes for 23 yards, and one two conversion; Michael Long had 4 rushes for 84 yards, and an 80 yard touchdown run; Adam Ruiz had 1 rushes for 49 yards, and a 49 yard touchdown run; Ty Tuck had 2 rushes for -2 yards; and Kason Wix had 5 rushes for 12 yards, and a 4 yard touchdown run.
On September 11th the team traveled to Jackson County. The RBS boys stopped Jackson County on its first possession. Then the Blue Devils scored on a Bulldog turnover and continued to pour it on. The only touchdown scored by the Bulldogs was in the 4th quarter. The tackling stats were: Nick Butrum 1, Dakota Dickens 1, Dallas Greanead 1, Brandon Hall 4, Michael Long 3, Adam Ruiz 1, Ty Tuck 2, and Kason Wix 4.
The team's rushing yards were: Dakota Dickens had 1 rush for 3 yards; Michael Long had 8 rushes for 27 yards; Adam Ruiz had 6 rushes for 10 yards and 1 touchdown; Ty Tuck had 8 rushes for -1 yard; and Kason Wix had 2 rushes for 4 yards.
The final score of the game was 36-6.
On September 18th, RBSJH played Southside at home. The RBSJHS got into a hole starting off. They misses tackles and if not for that the score would have been 0-0 at the halftime. The second half they scored two toucdowns but it was a too little too late and the final score was 26-14, RBS lost. The tackling stats were: Nick Butrum 1, Chase Carter 1, Dakota Dickens 3, Jake Hunt 2, Michael Long 4, Ethan Norman 2, Adam Ruiz 4, Ty Tuck 5, Kason Wix 6 andBilly York 1.
The rushing stats were Dakota Dickens with 3 rushes for 22 yards, and 1 touchdown; Michael Long with 2 rushes for 6 yards; Adam Ruiz with 11 rushes for 41 yards, and 1 two-point conversion; Ty Tuck with 2 rushes for 15 yards; and Kason Wix with 4 rushes for 13 yards. Dakota Dickens has 1 completion out of 7 passing attempts for 55 yards and 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. Ty Tuck had 1 catch for 55 yards and a touchdown.
Their next game will be October 2nd, at home where they will play Pickett County at 6:00 pm.