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Malakoff sets school record with 76 points over Rains


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MALAKOFF–The Malakoff Tigers set a school record in their big win over the Rains Wildcats Sept. 6 in their home opener.
The Tigers delivered with 35 points in the opening half of their game Friday night while Rains managed their only score of the game late in the first half.
Malakoff really tacked on to the Wildcats’ deficit as they put up 41 points in the third and fourth quarters.
The record was set by junior wide receiver Nathan Jones with 3:57 left in the fourth quarter on a two-yard touchdown run as it up the Wildcats away 76-7.
The previous school record for the Tigers was set in 2017 against the Elkhart Elks when they won 75-0.
Junior quarterback Darion Peace had quite the night as he went 12/17 with 203 passing yards and three touchdown passes. Peace also had eight carries for 44 yards and one touchdown run.
Keevie Rose had a great game for the Tigers with 10 carries for 171 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Dedric Davis added nine carries for 173 yards and one touchdown against Rains.
Nathan Jones had two carries for eight yards and one touchdown on the night, as well as one completed pass for 61 yards.
Andreas Garrett had four receptions and two touchdowns to go along with 114 yards in the Tigers’ record-breaking win.
The Tigers amassed a whopping 667 total yards of offense in their win over the Wildcats.
Malakoff takes to the field again Sept. 13 as they hit the road to take on Mexia (1-1) at 7:30 p.m.


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