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Dragons Benefit off of Big 'Gaines' in Defeat Over Flower Mound

Sep 26, 2016 07:33AM ● By Kevin

Running Back Audricke Gaines takes it up the middle during the Dragon's 42-7 defeat of Flower Mound HS on Friday September 23, 2016 at Neal Wilson Stadium. Photo Courtesy of Johnson

Carroll running back Audricke Gaines ran in two of the team's six scores in a 42-7 win over Flower Mound on Friday night. The senior averaged about six yards per carry, totaling 142 yards on 24 attempts.

The Dragon running game accounted for 228 of 412 yards gained on offense, as well as five touchdowns. Jack Johannson and Tre Sledge ran in one score apiece, while Mason Holmes had the other. Holmes rushed for 20 yards on seven attempts, and completed 14 of his 18 passes for 184 yards.

Clayton Keyes led the team in receiving with 5 snags for 80 yards. Jackson Davis followed with four receptions for 74 yards.

Defensive Back Jake Murphy returns an interception for a score during the Dragon's 42-7 defeat of Flower Mound HS on Friday September 23, 2016 at Neal Wilson Stadium. Photo by Johnson

First Financial Bank Player of the Week Jake Murphy took an interception to the house to add the Dragons' other score. He had two knockdowns and a tackle, as well. Barrett Buck had five tackles and added an interception and a knockdown of his own. RJ Mickens had the team's third pick, and added two tackles and a deflection. Jacob Copeland led the team in tackles with 7. He had three pass deflections.

Carroll is now 3-1 after officially entering district play. They take on long-time rival Euless Trinity on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Dragon Stadium for the team's annual pink out.



Holmes 14/18, 184 yards; 7 rush, 20 yards, TD
Will Bowers 0/1, 0 yards; 2 rush, 14 yards
Johannson 2 rush, 6 yards, TD
Gaines 24 rush, 142 yards, 2 TD, 1 rec, 1 yard
Sledge 10 rush, 33 yards, TD
Tavian Gould 3 rush, 11 yards
Clayton Webb 1 rush, 2 yards
Keyes 5 rec, 80 yards
Davis 4 rec, 74 yards
Hudson Shrum 4 rec, 29 yards


Copeland 7 tackles, 1 TFL, 3 PD
Eric Spitler 6 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 PD, 1 pressure
Buck 5 tackles, 1 INT, 1 PD
Jacob Doddridge 5 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 FF, 1 pressure
Zion Sales 4 tackles, 3 PD
Matt Warner 4 tackles
Luke Jeter 3 tackles, 1 FR
Grant Phelps 3 tackles
John Miscoll 2 tackles
Murphy 2 tackles, 1 INT, 2 PD, 1 TD
Zachery Semrak 2 tackles, 2 pressures
Reed Thompson 2 tackles
Mickens 2 tackles, 1 INT, 1 PD
Gavin Arison 1 tackle
Hayden Hayes 1 tackle, 2 PD
Mason Vlaanderen 1 tackle, 1 TFL
Cole Trader 1 tackle
Alec White 1 tackle
David Spitler 1 tackle
Michael Larkin 1 tackle
Gunner Autry 1 tackle

Special Teams

Mickens 1 return, 10 yards
Ramage 7 punts, 42.9 average, 5 inside the 20; 6 PAT

Audricke Gaines speaks about his post game performance with Friday Night Glory.