Rams explode for 54 Points in Senior Night win
All four seniors scored on Kemper Academy’s senior night as the Rams rolled to a 54-6 win over visiting West Memphis Christian School on Friday night.
Before the game, during the senior night ceremony, center Alex Ferrel said that his most memorable game would be Friday night if he were to score a touchdown.
As a matter of fact, with 5:13 left in the third quarter, Ferrel lined up in the backfield from the five-yard line, he was handed the ball and his backfield pushed him into the end zone for his first career touchdown.
Brody Barefield also scored his first touchdown on a powerful 17-yard touchdown run with 6:36 left in the first quarter. Eli Miles scored two touchdowns off of 20 rushing yards, both coming in the second quarter.
Senior Landon Dixon scored his touchdown on a 23-yard pass from Eli Weaver as the halftime buzzer sounded. At halftime, the Rams led 30-6. West Memphis did not score once after its first drive, which was aided by the Rams 40 penalty yards.
"Had to have a heart-to-heart with the defense after that", said KA Head Coach Michael Dawkins. Quarterback Eli Weaver led the offense with 175 passing yards with two touchdowns, and 160 rushing yards. Thomas Mattox caught a 55 yard touchdown in the third quarter as he had 99 receiving yards. The Rams won the game over West Memphis to end their season.