By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • firstname.lastname@example.org
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.