Special to Atmore News
The Perdido Middle School Raiders football team had a strong victory over the Panthers in their September 13 game.
Quarterback Coleman Dove (#1) scored 1 rushing touchdown and threw 2 touchdown passes to receiver Christopher Johnson (#8), one of which was followed up by a 2-point conversion by Dove.
Running back Josh Hyatt (#5) scored a rushing touchdown and followed it up by scoring a 2-point conversion. Middle linebacker Devin Stewart (#52) picked up 6 tackles and forced a fumble which was recovered by defensive end Tyler Whatley (#55). Whatley also picked up 7 tackles.
Wide receiver Will Allen (#18) had several big runs, and a host of Raiders made many key defensive tackles.
The team was led by captains Billy Jackson (center, #58), Coleman Dove, Christopher Johnson, Eli Stidham (defensive end, #60), and Zach Coleman (defensive tackle, #75).
The Raiders head coach is Vincent Coley, and the assistant coaches are Brett Walley and Josh Overstreet.
The Raiders would like to thank their Perdido family, and the faculty and staff for their support.