The Turner County Rebels fell to the Seminole County Indians Friday, 49-0.
When the two played last year in Donalsonville, it was back and forth, with Turner being edged, 34-32. This year, Seminole was too much for the Rebels. After stopping the Rebels on a three and out, the Indians began four straight possessions of scoring drives.
The first one was a one play drive on a 37-yard run by Robert Speights for the Indians to go up 6-0. Their next possession took six plays and went 30 yards, ending with a 20-yard reception by Speight from Smith. The two-point conversion was good for the 14-0 lead.
Seminole County's third possession was eight plays covering 50 yards. Brendan Kimbo passed Alex Fudge for a 25-yard touchdown and it was 21-0 after the first quarter.
The Indians scored on their fourth possession, lasting 12 plays and ending in a 19-yard pass to Aaron Baskerville from Kimbo. Seminole finally punted on their fifth possession.
Turner County was only able to have one deep drive inside the five yard line to fumble the ball. Seminole led 28-0 at the half.
Seminole continued their dominance in the second half scoring on the first three possessions of the half. To start the third quarter, they marched 41 yards in six plays with a Speight to Tyler Peters 27-yard touchdown reception to make it 35-0.
Fudge capped off the next scoring possession with a 17-yard run to make it 42-0 going into the last quarter.
Seminole County capitalized on short field possession again to score on a one-yard run by B. Kimbo to finish the scoring at 49-0. Turner would make a drive into the redzone in the last quarter, only to turn the ball over.
The Indians had 91 receiving yards on 4-5 passes. They dominated on the ground with 307 yards . Turner matched Seminole in the air with 89 yards passing with eight completions in 24 tries. However, they were only able to muster seven total yards of rushing.
Rob Calhoun led the attack for the Rebels throwing 8-19 for 89 yards.
Turner County (0-2) travels to Edison to face Calhoun County Friday.