Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


September 8, 2013

Chico shuts out Wortham, 39-0

BURLESON — The Wortham Bulldogs and the Chico Dragons met for the first time Saturday night at Burleson Stadium. The Bulldogs were out-hustled by a well-executing Chico team, falling 39-0.  

Despite Wortham's defense giving up points, they had a good second quarter. The Bulldogs (1-1) had a blocked PAT and two Red Zone stands.  

The Drangons just had more fight when competing during their passing game. Chico's quarterback, Jericoe McGuire, threw for 278 yards. One pass was for 67 yards to Jastin McGee, who broke four tackles during the run after the catch.  

Wortham's offense just couldn't get a string of plays put together all night. Quarterback Witty Busby had a career low 44 yards passing. A 23-yard pass to Daniel Trantham in the third quarter was Busby's longest pass. The run game for Wortham also hit a wall, netting only 33 yards. 

Chico 39, Wortham 0

Chico                     14  6  13  6 — 39

Wortham               0  0   0  0 — 0


First Quarter

C — Matt Carter 10 pass from Jericoe McGuire (Ivan Segura kick), 7:01

C — Jastin McBee 67 pass from McGuire (Segura kick), 4:05

Second Quarter

C —Carter 10 pass from McGuire (kick failed), 11:18

Third Quarter

C — Hagen Davis 23 interception (kick failed), 8:12

C —Carter 26 pass from McGuire (Segura kick), 4:17

Fourth Quarter

C — Stephen Whatley 3 run (kick failed), 7:00


                   C                            W

First downs            19                          6

Rush-yards           27-127                   19-33

Passing yards       288                        44

C-A-I                     20-30-0                  5-21-2

Fumbles-lost         2-1                         0-0

Punts-avg.             1-30                       5-42

Penalties-yards     7-55                       9-78



Rushing — C:  Stephen Whatley 3-10, Jericoe McGuire 8-36, Creese Redman 11-45, Kalan Johnson 1-2, Chris Gilmore 2-11, Matt Carter 2-23.  W:  Witty Busby 4-16, Dalton Donnahue 12-15, Kenneth Freeman 1-0, Skylar Jordan 1-4, Angus Worcester 1-(-2).

Passing — C: Jericoe McGuire 20-30-0-288. W: Witty Busby 5-21-2-44.

Receiving — C: Jastin McBee 8-142, Creese Redman 1-5, Matt Carter 8-91, Derrick Creeks 2-20, Corbin Blackwood 1-30.  W:  Daniel Trantham 3-32, Rudy Miller 2-12.


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