CP Football Beats Amite Center 41-8

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The Central Private Rebels whipped the Amite School Center Rebels on Friday night at Rebel Field to move their record to 2-0 on the season.  In the 41-8 victory, the Rebels had 2 rushers gain over 100 yards and  were able to get playing time for the entire squad.
Travis Richard rushed for 137 yards on 11 carries and scored one touchdown.  Bobby Muse amassed 202 yards and crossed the goal line 4 times.  Muse began the scoring with a 46 yard gallop with 6:44 remaining in the first quarter.  He added another score from the 15 yard line 3 minutes later.  After a missed extra point the Rebels led 13-0. 
The Rebel defense, which gave up 9 yards total offense in the first half, got the ball back after 3 plays on the ACS possession.  Muse took the first play of the CP possession and sprinted 45 yards for another CP score.  Another missed PAT left the score at 19-0.  The CP defense would enter the scoring column on the next ACS next possession as Morgan Miley tackled a Rebel in the end zone for a safety.  Muse finished the next Rebel drive on the fifth play of the drive scoring on a 6 yard jaunt..  Brandt Moore added the PAT to give CP a 28-0 lead.  After CP held ACS to three downs and a punt Travis Richard ended a four-play, 46-yard drive blasting into the end zone from 9 yards out.   Richard who had his first 100 yard game on the season, “I am surprised with my rushing total. I just prepare for each week.”  Offensive lineman Sy Tate said,”We just came off the ball aggressive and Travis was able to score his first touchdown of the year.  The missed extra point gave CP a 34-0 lead at half time.  
After one possession in the second half,  a four play, 66 yard drive, that ended on a Muse 15 yard run and a Trevor Shepherd PAT to make the score 41-0, Coach Longmire gave his reserves some valuable playing time.  A late 41 yard run by Michael Sullivan and his 2 pt conversion ended the scoring at CP 41 ACS 8. 
Commenting on the 9 yards of total offense given up by the CP defense in the first half, senior line backer Hunter Martrain simply said,” We did what we were supposed to do.”
Brandt Moore a center and placekicker commented on the Rebel 338 yards of rushing offense replied,”We’re coming together as a team.  We are getting the plays down.”
The Rebels return to action this Friday in Baker when division prospect QB Stevie Douglas and the CHEF Patriots come to Rebel Field at 7:00pm.