Person offense lifts Rockets over Bartlett Yancy, 51-28
The Person High School football team scored on five of its first six possessions and never looked back in its 51-28 victory against nearby rival Bartlett Yancey on Friday at home.
The teams combined for 960 yards total offense.
Person quarterback Trevon Tapp threw for 186 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more, including a dazzling 52-yard burst where he broke at least five tackles on his way to the endzone.
The Rockets’ junior signalcaller rushed for a 122 yards on just nine carries, while running back Marquis Torain gained 125 yards and scored twice.
Person scored on five of its first six possessions to take a 34-14 lead into the half. The final score came with just two seconds on the clock when Torain took a pass from Tapp, made a couple of Buccaneer defenders miss before walking into the endzone.
Person scored on the opening possession of the second half on a 56-yard pass from Tapp to LeRon Cash to stretch the lead even further.
Bartlett Yancey’s Dayshawn Newman had a huge game, piling up 215 yards on 30 carries with a touchdown.
The Rockets will be off next week before opening PAC-6 play Oct. 11 at Northern Durham.
Bartlett Yancey 28
BYHS 07 |07 |07 |07 -- 28
PERSON 07 |27 |17 |00 -- 51
BYHS — Marquis Mims 10 pass from Donielle Totten (Chris Dalton kick) 9:53 PERSON — Marquis Torain 1 run (Jacob Oakley kick) 4:52
PERSON — Trevon Tapp 1 run (Oakley kick) 7:22 PERSON — Taymon Smith 59 run (Oakley kick) 5:51 PERSON — Corey Young 66 pass from Tapp (Oakley kick) 1:58 BYHS — Bryan Parker 2 pass from Totten (Dalton kick) 0:26 PERSON — Torain 26 pass from Tapp (run failed) 0:02 Third Quarter PERSON — LeRon Cash 56 pass from Tapp (Oakley kick) 10:36 BYHS — Dayshawn Newman 2 run (Dalton kick) 6:58 PERSON — Oakley 24 field goal 4:56 PERSON — Tapp 52 run (Oakley kick) 3:25
BYHS — Malcolm Gwynn fumble recovery in endzone (Dalton kick) 6:20
BYHS — Dayshawn Newman 30-215 TD, Donielle Totten 9-55, Tyree Bradsher 2-33, Cequon Garland 1-18, Bryan Parker 1-10 PERSON — Marquis Torain 15-125 TD, Trevon Tapp 9-122 2TDs, Taymon Smith 8-84, Damien Hamlett 6-1, Francisco Jimenez 4-11
BYHS — Donielle Totten 9-29-0 63 yards 2TDs PERSON — Trevon Tapp 6-12-1 186 yards 3TDs, Marquis Torain 1-1-0 37 yards
BYHS — Marquis Mims 5-22 TD, Cequon Garland 2-21, Bryan Parker 1-2 TD, Keontae Rasheed 1-18 PERSON — Corey Young 3-74 TD, LeRon Cash 2-93 TD, Marquis Torain 2-56 TD
Bartlett Yancey (2-4), Person (2-4)