The Nashville Junior Scrappers ran their winning streak to 53 games Thursday night with a 42-6 victory over Ashdown at Scrapper Stadium.
The streak goes back to the last 2 games of the 2010 season.
The game started slowly for the Scrappers. Nashville’s only score of the first quarter came on a 96-yard run by Lance Easter with 2:43 left. The PAT was no good, leaving the Scrappers with a 6-0 lead.
Delrae Smith of Ashdown caught a 15-yard pass from Brett Bond with 1:03 left in the quarter to tie the game at 6-6.
Jakobi Jefferson scored for Nashville on a 39-yard run as time expired in the second quarter. Easter ran for the 2-point conversion.
The Scrappers put up 28 unanswered points in the third quarter. Carmillias Morrison scored on a 4-yard run at the 7:20 mark.
Jefferson ran the ball in from the 8 with 5:29 left in the third. Easter ran for the 2-point conversion.
Morrison added another touchdown 2 minutes later on a 6-yard run. Jhonny Pioquinto kicked the PAT.
Easter scored the Scrappers’ final TD of the night on a 1-yard run. Pioquinto’s PAT was good.
Easter completed 1 of 5 passes for 9 yards against the Panthers. Witherspoon made the reception. Easter ran the ball 5 times for 116 yards and 2 TDs.
Morrison had 6 carries for 121 yards and 2 TDs. Jefferson had 4 carries for 63 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Gordon, Stewart and Garland also picked up rushing yards for the Scrappers.
Nashville had 356 yards rushing and 9 passing against Ashdown.
The Scrappers held Ashdown to 58 yards rushing and 97 passing.
Nashville will host Mena Thursday at 7 p.m. The eighth grade game will begin at 5:30 p.m.
The eighth grade Scrappers (5-0) defeated Ashdown 35-14.
Nashville fell behind early when Williams scored for Ashdown on a 45-yard pass from Bishop. The 2-point conversion was good.
The Scrappers came back less than a minute later on a 23-yard scoring pass from Ty Gordon to Caiden Erwin. Pi-quinto’s PAT was good.
Nashville added 2 touchdowns in the second quarter and 2 in the third to seal the win.
Keyshawn Stewart scored on a 9-yard run in the second and followed that TD up with an 11-yard scoring run.
Gordon ran the ball 57 yards for a third quarter TD. Austin Hanson scored the last touchdown of the night for the Scrappers on a 36-yard pass from Stewart.
The Panthers scored in the third quarter when they recovered a Scrapper fumble.
Gordon completed 2 of 3 passes for 38 yards and a touchdown. Stewart completed 1 of 2 for 36 yards and a touchdown.
Stewart ran the ball 8 times for 47 yards and 2 TDs. Gordon had 4 carries for 99 yards and a touchdown. Garland ran twice for 17 yards.
Erwin made 1 reception for 23 yards and a touchdown. Beene had 1 catch for 15 yards. Hanson had 1 reception for 36 yards and a touchdown.
Nashville had 74 yards passing and 163 rushing for 237 total yards.