Hawks roll over Colonels in Friday game, 62-12

The Altavista Colonels lost to rival Gretna 62-12 this past Friday night at English Stadium. 

The Colonels would strike first though on the opening drive of the game as quarterback Jayallen Jones, who ran for 103 yards on the night raced right through the Hawks defense for a 31 yard TD run and a 6-0 lead. Gretna would answer as running back Daelyn Miller would score on a 35 yard TD run, Custodio Canares would add the extra point to put Gretna on top 7-6 after the 1st quarter. 

Following a fourth down stop by the Hawks defense, quarterback Tabron Mabins would lead the offense down the field and score from 2 yards out for a 13-6 advantage. 

Gretna would strike again on its next drive as Miller darted 71 yards for a TD, Mabins would connect with Devonte Blair on the two point conversion and Gretna led 21-6 at halftime. 

For more on this story, see this week's Altavista Journal.