Montz rushes for 360 yards in SA victory

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 23, 2004

By: Tyler Johnson/Special to The Times

Eric Montz ran for 360 yards and two touchdowns, plus a 100 yard kickoff return to open the game, and that was barely enough to fend off the Saints.

Southern Academy went on to win the game, 35-28.

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The Cougars ended the game with 544 yards of offense, and only 34 of those yards were in the air.

Thomas Langham was 2-6 passing for those 34 yards.

Wallace Drury had 1 rushing touchdown and 3 carries for 51 yards.

Andrew Hoggle added 111 yards rushing on 11 carries and another touchdown.

Montz was the workhorse of the night, carrying the ball 29 times for half the offense of the Cougars.

Brent Bonner had a decent night, going 14-36 for 244 yards and two touchdowns.

Beau Meeks had his share of the load on defense, finishing with 10 tackles.