By Shawn White (Under the Radar NWLA)
For the second consecutive year, the Arcadia Hornets have started the season at 4-0. They moved to the 4-0 mark after a 44-6 thrashing of the Bolton Bears
The Hornets compiled 282 yards of offense against the winless Bears. Bratreviauntae Ferrell had 4 carries for 102 yards and three touchdowns. Ian Fitzgerald added another rushing touchdown for Arcadia. Rodtravious Jackson completed just one pass but made it count for six points with an 88-yard touchdown pass to Ratrevious Crawley. Darrell Sneed added a special teams score to the total on a blocked punt.
The defense dominated the Bears. Dimitri Carr II had 9.5 tackles (5 solo, 9 assists). Tyreun Fields added 7 tackles (2 solo, 10 assists) including a sack and tackle for loss. Tayshaun Johnson, Kylon Clark, and Khalil Anney also snatched sacks and tackles for loss. Jamen Davis had 5 tackles (1 solo, 8 assists). Ryheem Abney snagged an interception. Joseph Salvaterra had a blocked kick.
Ferrell gave the Hornets the first score with a 10-yard run. Ferrell struck again in the first quarter with a 38-yard run to push the Arcadia lead to 16-0. Ratrevious Crawley caught the 88-yard rocket from Rodtravious Jackson. Arcadia had built a 22-0 lead heading into the second quarter.
Fitzgerald took his turn to reach the end zone on a 32-yard run. Darrell Sneed Jr. blocked a kickoff returned for a 97-yard touchdown. Arcadia was up 36-0 at halftime
Ferrell scored his third touchdown and triggered the running clock in the third quarter for a 44-0 lead.
Bolton managed to get in the end zone in the fourth quarter to stop the shutout but the Hornets took the 44-6 win.
Arcadia will get their first district test next week as they host Glenbrook on Friday night.
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