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Lumberjacks Cage Bulldogs

By Staff | Sep 2, 2015

Photo by Bruce Crawford Valley’s Tucker Cain hauls in a pass. Cain would then run to the end zone for an 70-yard TD.

Senior quarterback Trey Streets combined for 300-yards of total offense to help the visiting Lumberjacks to a 24-8 victory over the home-standing Bridgeport Bulldogs in a mutual season opener.

Streets connected with fellow senior Tucker Cain on a70-yard pitch and catch to open the Valley scoring in the opening period.

The ‘Jacks scored twice in the second period on a 28-yard run by Liam Midcap, and a 83-yard touchdown run by Streets to give the visitors a 18-0 advantage heading into the locker room.

The Bulldogs scored first in the second half on a one-yard plunge and added the two point conversion with a run up the gut.

However, Valley answered shortly after on a Streets 33-yard touchdown scamper. The ‘Jacks scored twice more, but an off-sides and a pair of off-setting penalties took points off the board.

Streets rushed for 172-yards on 13 carries and scored twice, while completing 6-20 passes for 135 and a score to lead the Lumberjacks. Midcap added 31-yards on six carries and scored a touchdown, while Cain netted 22-yards on a carry. Dusty Lowe picked up seven yards on one carry, while Matthew Throckmorton netted six yards.

Cain hauled in five Streets passes for 128-yards and a score, while Joey Preat grabbed one pass for seven yards.

Bridgeport shot themselves in the foot with nine penalties for 55 lost yards, while the ‘Jacks was guilty of six infractions for 50 lost yards.

The Lumberjacks moved the chains 10 times to nine for the Bulldogs.

Defensively, the Lumberjacks were paced by Kale Lloyd with 12 tackles, one quarterback sack and recovered a fumble. Dusty Lowe added 11 stops, and added a sack and recovered a fumble. Levi Streets and Marion Thomas each recorded 10 tackles.

With Thomas recoding a sack, Peyton Bassett and Dylan Irvin each made a quarterback sack.

Valley will host Cameron at 7:30 p.m. Friday.