Pennington falls at Weaver

The Weaver Bearcats used a strong running game to wear down the J.B. Pennington Tigers and post a 46-6 victory at Weaver last Friday night.

The Tigers managed just 125 yards of total offense. Pennington rushed for 76 yards on 34 carries and Lee Morton completed 3 of 9 passing for 69 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

Wesley Stephens led the Tigers on the ground with 24 yards on six carries while Cody Duckett had 26 yards on 11 attempts.

Steven Moore caught two passes for 57 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown reception from Morton on the opening drive of the second half for the team’s only points.

Weaver’s Quinnata Jones had 172 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries while Chris English rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns on just six carries.

Pennington (0-3 overall, 0-2 in 3A Region 6) will host No. 3 Piedmont (3-0, 3-0) this week.