Madison Central dismantles Gators

Published 1:12 am Saturday, October 16, 2010

MADISON — It was over after just one quarter.

Madison Central came out with all guns blazing, landing a 28-0 knockout blow before fannies got warm in the seats, and went on to a 70-12 romp over Vicksburg on Friday.

In a span of just over four minutes in the first quarter, the Jaguars (7-0, 4-0 Region 2-6A) did the majority of their damage.

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“We had opportunities,” Vicksburg coach Alonzo Stevens said. “We just didn’t capitalize. We put in a yeoman effort at times, but we dropped too many passes. They were extremely physical up front and that’s where championships are won, in the trenches.”

Madison Central marched methodically down the field on the opening drive, needing only eight plays to go 68 yards. Quarterback Drew Rowell took the option keeper 10 yards to paydirt.