By Ron Morris
A week removed from a lop-sided loss to Mallard Creek, the Independence Patriots faced their second test of the season last Friday night when the Fightin’ Scots from Scotland County came calling.
Forty-eight minutes later, Scotland County’s sophomore running back Zamir White had run over the Patriots’ defense for 296 yards and 6 touchdowns on 29 carries. White even completed one pass for 4 yards in a 42-13 win for the Scots.
Scotland County coach Richard Bailey said, “We played great tonight. The offensive line was unbelievable. We introduced a new wrinkle, the Wildcat, and Indy had a hard time with that all night.”
After trailing 28-0, the Patriots got some offensive momentum late in the second quarter when Senior quarterback Christian McPhail hit Duane Perkins for a 30 yard touchdown pass to close the score to 28-7 at half time. […]