The Sneads Pirates football team had their regular season shortened due to Hurricane Michael but you would never had known they missed a beat last Friday night. They traveled to Bristol to take on the Liberty County Bulldogs and handed the home team a 67-6 loss.
Sneads took control of the game early, leading 33-0 midway through the second quarter. At the beginning of the fourth quarter, the game was out of reach for the Bulldogs. Sneads led 54-0. With a running clock, the Pirates coasted to a 67-6 win to end the regular season.
Colton Mercer made the best of his one completed pass for 20 yards when he found Jackson Milsapp for a touchdown. Leading the team in rushing yards was Courtavious Garrett who had seven carries for 120 yards and one offensive touchdown and two defensive ones, followed by Seth Scott with seven carries for 110 yards and three touchdowns. On board with 60 yards on nine carries was Calvin Stringer, with Spencer Holden picking up 54 yards on one carry and a touchdown. Alonzo Hill had five carries for 27 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively, Jaheim Garrett recorded 15 tackles, followed by Seth Scott with 11 tackles. On board with 10 tackles each were Ryder McDaniel and D’Angelo Manbeck. Zach Thomas recorded five tackles, with Anthony Terry and Trent Johnson both recording four tackles each.
Courtavious Garrett racked up 108 punt return yards, with Trent Smith on board with 36 yards. Trent Smith made good on three point after kicks for the Pirates.
The Sneads Pirates move into the playoffs on a winning note. They host Franklin County Friday night with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m.