Cornerstone Sails Over Brooklane

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor •

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles defeated Brooklane Baptist Academy, 67-13 on Friday night. 

On the second play of the game, Matt Johnson caught a 67-yard pass from Lucas Hale.  The extra point failed but gave the Eagles the early 6-0 advantage.  Brooklane answered back with 7:39 remaining in the first, making the score 7-6.  Late in the first, Hale connected with Layne Fortner to put the Eagles up 12-7.

In the second quarter, Cornerstone blocked a punt and Fortner scored from 2-yards out to give the Eagles the 19-7 advantage. With 7:32 remaining in the first half, Brooklane scored their final touchdown of the night from 30-yards out. .  With 6:32 remaining in the second quarter, Israel Phillips scored on a 55-yard stampede down the field.  Cornerstone scored two more times before the half. One on a 38-yard connection from Hale to Fortner and the second on a 50-yard gallop down the field by Phillips. 

The Eagles started the second half with a connection from Hale to Eli Carter.  Carter scored again on an interception,  running it in from 27 yards out, to broaden the Eagle lead to 55-13.  

Cornerstone scored on a 47-yard connection from Hale to Fortner.  Tristan Johnson scored from 47-yards out before the game was called on a 50-point mercy rule.  

The Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles will host Victory Millbrook this week.