Magnet Cove youth football squads shine in victory against Cutter Morning Star

Magnet Cove defensive unit (15) Hayden Jones, (26) Damien Stevens, (17) Clayton Bates and (25) Hunter Harrison work together as a dominant force to stop Cutter Morning Star's offensive ground attack during fifth-sixth grade pee wee football action on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Kenneth W. Hammons Stadium.
Gerren Smith
Staff Writer

The excitement was high for peewee youth football action at Kenneth W. Hammons Stadium on Monday, September 16, 2019. The Magnet Cove third-fourth and fifth-sixth grade youth football teams posted dominant wins against visiting Cutter Morning Star. Magnet Cove youth football teams are scheduled to return to action on the road against Mt. Pine on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Kickoff for the first game starts at 9 a.m.

Magnet Cove 14, CMS 6
In first half action, Magnet Cove sparked for the early advantage on both sides of the field (offensively, defensively). In first quarter action, Jaxson White turned on the jets to score a 73 yard touchdown at the 7:30 mark. Trevor Hodges added his spark to score the two-point conversion and Magnet Cove led CMS 8-0. In the second quarter, Magnet Cove’s defense continued to maintain as a productive force and held CMS scoreless for the entire first half.

Magnet Cove 38, CMS 0
In the nightcap matchup on the gridiron, Magnet Cove’s fifth and sixth grade football team showed no mercy and shutout CMS for the 38-0 victory. In the first half, Magnet Cove made three trips into the end zone against the CMS defense. Angel Villezcas scored the game’s first touchdown for a two yard TD run and Ethan Ramsey scored the two-point conversion to give Magnet Cove the 8-0 lead for first quarter play.
Read full story in Wednesday's September 18, 2019 MDR newspaper edition.