By Staff Report Saturday, September 15 2012 00:00
James River pleased its Homecoming crowd Friday night, as the Knights rode past Auburn 42-7 in non-district football action in Buchanan.
The Knights (3-1) took a 6-0 lead in the opening quarter on an 8-yard run by Chris Moore. The PAT was no good, as the score stood at 6-0.
James River finally got its offense into high gear in the second quarter. A13-yard and 7-yard TD runs by Moore, along with a 1-yard plunge by Sherman Austin gave James River a 28-0 advantage.
The Knights added a 22-yard scamper by Moore in the third quarter to up their lead to 35-0.
In the fourth quarter, a 4-yard run by Jordan Aylor gave James River a commanding 42-0 advantage, The Eagles (0-4), who have dropped their 33rd-straight game, finally scored late in the fourth quarter on a 42-yard touchdown gallop by Tyler Irby and Vlodamir Phillips PAT made the final 42-7.
James River, who tallied 422 yards of total offense, was led by Chris Moore with 224 yards and Sherman Austin with 61 yards.
Auburn, who posted 182 yards of total offense, was led by Dustin Simpkins with 58 yards and Tyler Irby with 49 yards.
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