The Webster County High School football team ran up against another aggressive and more experienced team Friday night, and took a 68-0 loss from visiting Hancock County.
The Hornets compiled 290 yards on the ground while not attempting a pass play all night.
Gage Gray paced the HCHS running attack with 112 yards on just seven attempts. A. J. Newton rushed six times for 60 yards.
The Trojans were led offensively by Matt Tyson with 27 yards on 12 carries.
Mason Wilson threw for 25 yards on 4-of-17 passing, including a long of 15 yards to receiver Aden Winn, who finished with 23 yards on three catches. Wilson also threw three interceptions.
Winn added a 26-yard kickoff return in the contest, continuing a special teams performance that has been one of the bright spots of the Trojans 2017 seasons.
The Hornets jumped out to an 8-0 lead on an 85-yard opening kickoff return by Darian Clay.
Hancock led 30-0 at the end of the first quarter, and 48-0 at halftime. The Hornets scored 20 points in the third period.
Due to forecasted severe weather, the Trojans’ Friday night game against Union County has been moved up. The two teams will meet on Trojan Field Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.