NASHVILLE-- The Cook High Hornets rolled over 1-AA rival Berrien with a 40-6 win here Friday night.
Cook quarterback Ty Goff scored the game's first touchdown on a quarterback keeper in the first quarter.
After a strong showing by the Rebel defense in the first, Cook overpowered Berrien by scoring three touchdowns in the second, including a punt return by Justin Inman.
Inman would cap the second period with another touchdown. Jaroyce Turner also scored just before halftime making it 26-0 at the half.
Cook dominated the first half with 150 yards rushing on 9 carries and another 120 yards passing on seven completions.
On the Rebels' side of the ball, their offense managed to muster 65 yards rushing on 16 carries on a tough Hornet defense. They also had one completion in the air for 11 yards in the first half.
In the third quarter, Mitch Rowe helped the Hornets pull away with a touchdown. Thomas Newsome would cap off the night offensively for the Hornets with a 3 yard touchdown run in the fourth.
Berrien mounted its lone scoring drive late in the fourth quarter when Kendrick Riley ran into the end zone bringing the score to its final.
For Cook, the leading rushers were Goff with 76 yards on 5 carries, Rowe with 23 yards on 4 carries and David Arnold with 16 yards on 4 carries.
For Berrien, Kenta West led with 74 yards on 7 carries, followed by Riley with 62 yards on 12 carries and Kendrick Lott with 21 yards on 4 carries.
The Rebels ended the game with 214 total offensive yards.
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