Heritage School rolls to win over Flint River 48-13
From Staff Reports
The Heritage School Hawks are determined to show people they belong in the largest GISA Classification in the state.
After making the jump from Class AA to Class AAA this season, the Hawks made their debut count Friday night with a 48-13 victory over Flint River Academy in the 2012 season opener.
Senior Candler Rich, who is already the leading rusher in school history, returned a punt 70 yards the first time in touched the football to help the Hawks jump out to a 7-0 lead.
It didn’t take long for the Hawks to find their way back to the end zone. The second touchdown of the night was set up by the defense when Spencer Perry returned a fumble down to the Flint River 15.
Sophomore quarterback Brad Macke, who is filling in for the injured Joe Bonner, helped the Hawks go up 13-0 when he connected on a 15-yard pass to Tyler Nix in the first quarter.
Heritage School's special teams got into the act again as Dalton Trammell blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone for a 20-7 lead.
Harrison Holland had two interceptions on the night for Heritage School, setting up a late first-half touchdown.
Rich then added a 35-yard run for a score to push the lead to a 28-0.
Flint River did cut the gap to 28-7, but touchdowns by Patrick McKee and David Bready helped the Hawks push the lead to 41-7.
Flint River did add a 55-yard rushing TD to make it 41-14.
Holland’s last interception set up McKee’s second touchdown of the night, a 35-yard scamper.
Heritage School's first three games are at home this year. Next week the Hawks play against Dominion Christian.
The following week they take on Arlington Christian.