Garrison Bulldogs Win Over Crocket


The Garrison Bulldogs traveled to Crockett to take on their Bulldogs in Garrison’s season opener.  It was a special teams nightmare for both squads.  Garrison had to punt on the initial series and a low snap resulted in a block that was picked up and returned by Courtney Byrd of Crockett.  PAT good 7-0 Crockett.  On Crockett’s next possession they drove 67 yards before Garrison recovered a fumble inside their 1 yard line.  In the second stanza Crockett lined up for a field goal that was blocked and returned by Ja'Kedric Watts to put Garrison on the board.  Andy Marquez tied it with the PAT.  On the next Garrison drive Ja’kedric Watts found his way in from 30 resulting in a 14-7 lead for the visitors.  Crockett responded driving the field ending on a 1 yard run by Amyron Dixon.  On Garrison’s first play after the kickoff Jakadric Watts took a reverse around the corner and outran the Crockett secondary to put Garrison up 20-14 at the half.  To start the 3rd qtr. Garrison jumped on a bobbled kickoff at the Crockett 30.  After 2 4th down conversions Sabastion Porter took it in from 3 yards and the visiting Dogs went up 26-14.  Crockett answered back on a 6 yard pass and then Trayvon Hawkins returned an errant Chace Rodriguez throw and after both PAT’s missed wide right the score was tied at 26 a side.  Crockett took the lead at 32-26 on a one yard sneak by QB Jordan Bedford with 8:13 remaining to play and Garrison’s Porter hit pay dirt on a 10 yard run with 4:22 left and Marquez missed the PAT to keep it tied at 32.  With 1:22 left Crockett tried a 44 yard field goal that fell short and was returned 108 yards by Sabastion Porter the PAT was missed again leaving Garrison up 38-32.  Garrison sealed the deal on a 4th down broken pass with :29 left.  Your final Garrison 38. Crockett 32.  Crockett falls to 1-1 and Garrison opened up 1-0.  Next week #4 San Augustine visits #8 Garrison in a region 3 clash of the titans.