Two Danville players wrap up a Cold Springs receiver during their game Friday night.  | Joy Haynes
Two Danville players wrap up a Cold Springs receiver during their game Friday night. | Joy Haynes

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Danville struggles in LouAllen’s debut

Published 5:02pm Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Paul Wilson

Special to the Enquirer

Cold Springs used a strong rushing attack to defeat Danville 32-14 last Friday night at Smith-Owens Stadium, spoiling the head coaching debut of Hawk head coach Josh LouAllen.

For the game, Cold Springs rushed for over 300 yards.

Sophomore Nicholas Rollo rushed for three first half touchdowns as the Eagles took a 26-0 lead at the half. The other Cold Springs touchdown came with 33 seconds left in the first half on a 46-yard punt return by Christian Crandall.

Danville came out strong to start the second half as the Hawks drove 52 yards in just five plays for their first score of the night. The touchdown came on a 9-yard run by senior RB Drake Sapp. Logan Jaep added the PAT.

Hawk junior QB Colton McCay set up the score with runs of 12 and 31 yards. His 12-yard run converted a third-and-long for Danville. Sapp would score two plays later.

Danville’s final score of the evening came with 12 seconds left in the game as Jackson Locklear scored on a 13-yard run. The drive covered 59 yards in nine plays. McCay was 2-for-2 passing for 31 yards on the drive with the big play being a 26-yard pass to Jacob Holder.

Hawk sophomore RB Ryan Self was also impressive gaining 23 yards on four carries. Jaep kicked the PAT to make the final score 32-14.

The victory was Cold Springs’ second (2-0) of the season while Danville is now 0-1. The Hawks will travel to Cullman County tomorrow night to take on the Vinemont Eagles. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

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