JV Chargers Beat Nottoway and Bluestone in Busy Week

   Written by on October 26, 2015 at 8:05 am

LUNENBURG – The Central Chargers JV football team had a pair of games last week in the district with Nottoway on Monday and Bluestone on Thursday. The Chargers would come through with a sweep during the week

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The Central offense got rolling in the second half against Bluestone, while the defense kept their opponent in check.

Central would travel to Nottoway and make a fourth quarter comeback that sent the game into overtime and eventually ended with a Central 20-14 victory.

The Chargers would open the scoring with a nice drive and touchdown. The team would march down the field and eventually get a Noah Dunbar 8-yard run behind good blocking to surge ahead 6-0.

Nottoway would answer back in the second quarter on a touchdown run that tied the game at 6-6 as the teams headed to halftime.

In the third quarter, Nottoway would get another long touchdown run and a two-point conversion to again surge ahead 14-6. The Chargers would be trailing by a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter when Geontra Ragsdale broke loose on a 26-yard touchdown run to pull Central to within two points. Dreshawn Nelson added the two-point conversion on a strong run up the middle and the game was tied.

The Chargers got the ball back at the end of the fourth quarter and after a Jackson Dalton pass to Jeffrey Goodwin, Central moved in Nottoway territory. Time would run out and the teams went to overtime.

In the overtime, both squads would be kept out of the end zone during their initial offensive series. Central would get great defensive plays by Deangelo Hardy, Ethan Hoover and Micajah Paynter to force a fourth down stop and give Central the ball back.

This time the Chargers would get an 8-yard touchdown run from Ragsdale behind great blocking to claim the 20-14 win.

Central then took on Bluestone and got off to a fast start as Jackson Dalton hit Deangelo Hardy on 40-yard touchdown pass. An Ethan Hoover extra point gave the Charges an early 7-0 lead.

Central would give up a touchdown in the second quarter to the Barons, but they answered back as Donte Crowder scored from 3 yards out to put Central up 14-6.

Central would come out of halftime with a quick score as Ceonte Watts raced in from 42 yards away to give the Chargers a 21-6 lead.

Watts added another score late in the third quarter to put Central up 28-6 and the Chargers would go on to win by that score. Central travels to Goochland this Thursday.

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Evan is the Assistant Editor at the Southside Messenger newspaper in Keysville, Virginia.

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