Bell County got back in the win column on Friday when they defeated Pike Central 60-36.
“It was great to get a win, especially when you go travel on the road that far,” said Bobcat head coach Wayne Mills. “You just never know what you’re going to get into.”
The Bobcats had a big game on the ground with two running backs surpassing the century mark. Treyton Humfleet ran for 194 yards and seven touchdowns on 20 attempts. Chase Woolum ran for 151 on 15 carries. Nathan Collett and Jarrett Collins each added a touchdown for Bell.
“I think Treyton broke the record for touchdowns in a game. That was a big accomplishment,” said Mills. “We were running it pretty easy.”
Peyton Collett only threw the ball five times during the game and completed three passes for 54 yards. Austin Asher caught two passes for 25 yards, and Raynoch Thompson caught one pass for 29 yards.
“We didn’t throw as much because defensively they were causing us fits. They were kind of a high potent offense. We just didn’t want to turn the ball over,” said Mills. “We wanted to eat a lot of clock up, and our running game was doing well.”
On defense, the Bobcats allowed 130 yards rushing and 195 yards passing. Peyton Collett had one interception. Marcus Collins and Woolum led Bell in tackles with eight a piece. Jordan Wombles tallied seven.
“The biggest thing on defense is that we didn’t get off the field,” said Mills. “We came up with timely stops when we needed to.”
On Friday, Bell (2-1) will host Wayne County (2-1). Pike Central (0-3) will travel to Perry County Central (2-1).
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