Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


September 28, 2013

GC Football: Wortham edges Itasca 27-24

Wortham —  Witty Busby rushed for 233-yards Friday night to lead the Wortham Bulldog's to a thrilling, 27-24 final score over the Itasca Wampus Cats.

Itasca led Wortham by 4-points going into the fourth, and as many as10-points earlier in the third,before Busby broke free around the corner for a 45-yard run that put the ball on the Itasca 1-yard line. Busby again called his own number for on a 1-yard plunge up the middle for his third rushing TD of the night with 3:10 left in the third quarter. That left the score at 24-20 Itasca.

 Itasca had one more chance to try and win the game from the Bulldog 45-yard line but was forced into a fourth and 7 pass play that went incomplete and sealed the game for the Bulldogs.

Itasca 24, Wortham 27

Itasca      7  10 7 0 — 24

Wortham  0 14 6  7 — 27

First Quarter

I: Jack Daniels 20 pass from Brandon Farquhar. ( Daniels kick), 5:13

Second Quarter

W: Witty Busby 1 run. ( Daniel Trantham pass from Busby), 11:10

W: Busby 10 run. ( pass fails), 3:11

I: Wayne Arellano 99-yard conversion int. return. 3:11

I: Arellano 63 pass from Farquhar. ( Arellano pass from Farquhar), :39

Third Quarter

I: Taylor Minyard 28 pass from Farquhar. (Daniels kick), 8:23

W: Busby 21 run. (kick fails), 3:10

Fourth Quarter

Daniel Trantham 5 pass from Busby. ( Rudy Miller kick), 4:35

                           I      W  

First downs      12     19

Rush-yards      15-34     52-337

Passing yards  194     49

C-A-I               10-17-0     3-7-0

Fumbles-lost     3-2     2-0

Punts-avg.        3-22.3     4-36.7

Penaltie-yards     7-50     7-64


Rushing- I:  Wayne Arellano 5-2 , Farguhar 3-12 , Jack Daniels 5-14, Gabrial Macias 2-6 W: Witty Busby 29-233, Dalton Donnahoe 10-47 , Kenneth Freeman 12-63, Zach Jones 1 (-6).

Passing- I: Brandon Farquhar 10-13-0-194 W: Witty Busby 3-7-0-49

Receiving- I: Gabriel Macias 4-68, Daniels 2-15 , Arellano 2-78, Taylor Minyard 2-33    W: Daniel Trantham 3-49.


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