Collins’ big night leads Tallulah Academy over Tensas

Published 5:48 pm Saturday, August 25, 2018

Quarterback Joshua Collins ran for 331 yards and six touchdowns as Tallulah Academy routed Tensas Academy 56-28 in an eight-man football game on Friday night.

Collins scored on runs of 8, 66, 49, 44, 41 and 29 yards, and only had 12 rushing attempts in the game for an average of 27.6 yards per carry. The Trojans scored 50 points in the first half.

Hager Fortenberry also scored on a 9-yard run for Tallulah, and recovered a fumble in the end zone for another touchdown.

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Fortenberry finished with six tackles. Carter Sullivan had 15 total tackles, and Graham Tweedle had seven.

Tallulah Academy (2-0) will play at Prairie View Academy next Friday at 7 p.m.