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Greenville scores 21 straight points, blasts Royse City, 45-28

ROYSE CITY- After Royse City grabbed an early 7-0 lead on a 1-yard run by Ryan Fedric on the game’s opening drive, Greenville scored 21 straight points on three touchdowns and PATs and never looked  back, blasting the rebuilding Bulldogs, 45 to 28, Friday night in a 10-4A District game at Royse City Stadium.  

First Greenville’s do-everything quarterback Alton Dennis, who rushed for 257 yards, scored their first touchdown on an 83-yard run. Then he threw for two more scores with 39 and 15-yard passes to Jarvis Bruner and Dijoun  Sheppard.

Royse City (0-6, 0-3) scored again when Fedric caught a 12-yard pass from Taylor Corbin, but Greenville (4-2, 2-1)  scored 10 points in the final three minutes of the half to take command, 31-14.

In the fourth quarter, Corbin connected twice with Kristopher Smith for 20 and seven-yard touchdowns, but Greenville added two TDs as well with a 46-yard Coby Johnson punt return and a 1-yard run by Dakeiston Williams.

Fedric had a big night for the Bulldogs, rushing for 122 yards on 19 carries and catching five passes for 38 yards. Smith grabbed six throws for 92 yards and Devin Bryant caught five passes for 51 yards.

Corbin connected on 20 of 33 passes for 210 yards and one interception for the Bulldogs.

In other District 10-4A action Thursday night, Rockwall clobbered Carrollton Turner, 49-7. Friday night, Highland Park outscored Richardson Pearce, 51-44; and Carrollton Newman Smith surprised Rockwall-Heath ,28-14.  

SCORING:

Greenville          7    24      0    14       45

Royse City         7       7     7       7       28

ROYS – Ryan Fedric 1 run (Sterling Mullen kick)

GRE – Alton Dennis 83 run (Ryan Wilhelm kick)

GRE – Jarvis Bruner 39 pass from Dennis (Wilhelm kick)

GRE – Dijoun Sheppard 15 pass from Dennis (Wilhelm kick)

ROYS – Fedric 12 pass from Taylor Corbin (Mullen kick)

GRE – Dakeiston Williams 6 run (Wilhelm kick)

GRE – Wilhelm 28 FG

ROYS – Kristopher Smith 20 pass from Corbin (Mullen kick)

GRE – Coby Johnson 46 punt return (Wilhelm kick)

GRE – Williams 1 run (Wilhelm kick)

ROYS – Smith 7 pass from Corbin (Mullen kick)

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