Second quarter outburst leads J-D past Fulton

Fulton’s Pat Fink knocks the ball away from Jamesville-DeWitt’s Rasheed Baker during Friday’s game at Jamesville-DeWitt. The Rams defeated the Red Raiders 42-0.

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton varsity football team had an opportunity to make a statement when it took on Jamesville-DeWitt Sep. 21.

In front of a regional audience with television coverage provided Time Warner Cable, the Red Raiders found out that Jamesville-DeWitt is one of the premiere teams in the Class A American Division of Section 3.

After a scoreless first quarter, Jamesville-DeWitt erupted for 28 second quarter points en route to a 42-0 win over Fulton.

After a scoreless first quarter, Jamesville-DeWitt quickly seized command of the game.

Early in the second quarter, Jamesville-Dewitt took a 6-0 lead when freshmen quarterback Jack Brotzki threw a 44-yard play action pass to Josiah Williams along the right side of the field for the score.

Soon after, Jamesville-DeWitt added to its lead. The Rams took a 14-0 lead when Rasheed Baker took a counter up the middle to score from five yards out. Baker then struck again. This time, he scored on a 22-yard touchdown run to give Jamesville-DeWitt a 21-0 lead.

Unfortunately for Fulton, Jamesville-Dewitt wasn’t done. Just before halftime, the Rams made the score 28-0 when Brotzki took the snap and rolled to his left and found Josiah Williams for the 23-yard touchdown pass.

Jamesville-Dewitt’s second quarter enslought left the Red Raiders shaking their heads in frustration. While Fulton was trying to regroup and find something to build off of during the second half, Jamesville-DeWitt added a couple of more scores to pad its lead.

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