By Shawn C. White (Under the Radar NWLA)
If you know Haynesville Golden Tornado football, you know that it is a ground-and-pound offense. If you look at the Haynesville stats, you may see 1 or 2 passes a game. Well, on Friday a strange object appeared in the air over Red Franklin Stadium. After further review, it was a football…
The Haynesville Tornado collected a key district win over the Glenbrook. The win keeps Haynesville undefeated at 4-0.
Isaiah Washington was allowed to throw a total of eight passes but accumulated 163 yards and three touchdown passes. Two of those were from a storm of four touchdowns that came from Alonzo Jackson, Jr..
Glenbrook’s Eason Sanders struggled on the passing front only going 9 for 30 for 91 yards, a touchdown but four interceptions. A bright star for the Apaches was Landry Powel who had 14 carries for 124 yards and a touchdown.
Haynesville didn’t was time as Jackson jetted downfield on a 33-yard touchdown run. Washington added a second score for the Tornado with a 53-yard pass. Glenbrook was already down 14-0 in the first four minutes. Glenbrook closed in with a 4-yard run from Landry Powell. Haynesville maintained the 14-7 lead to the end of the first quarter.
Washington launched an 81-yard touchdown pass to Damondra Martin in the second quarter. The Tornado padded the lead to 28-7 with a 15-yard run from Jackson in the closing minute. Haynesville took a 28-7 halftime lead.
No score in the third quarter, but Glenbrook tried to make it a game again in the fourth quarter as Eason Sanders connected with Jackson Waller on a 20-yard touchdown pass and closed the gap to 28-14. Haynesville made sure it didn’t get any closer as the Washington-Jackson combination struck again on a 29-yard touchdown pass. Haynesville took the district 34-14 win.
The Golden Tornado will be back home next week as they will face the winless Plain Dealing Lions