EDGEWOOD — After falling behind in the first quarter, Edgewood’s offense and defense got rolling, carrying the Bulldogs to a 40-22 win over the Scurry Rosser Wildcats in the District 6-2A opener Friday.
Edgewood (3-3, 1-0) took a quick 14-0 lead in the first on a 7-yard scoring run by Joe Blazio and a 75-yard scoring pass from Ethan Rutter to Kaven Deloach.
The Wildcats (3-3, 0-1) came right back with a pair of touchdowns of their own on a 25-yard pass from Ridge Patton to Rodney Sample, followed by a two-point conversion pass, and a 41-yard scoring pass from Patton to Tyler Garrison.
The second quarter belonged to the Wildcats, who scored on a 14-yard pass from Rutter to Jacob Sharff and a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown by Eugene Dillard. A failed two-point conversion led to a 26-15 Edgewood lead at half.
Scurry Rosser made it 26-22 in the third on a 16-yard touchdown run by Tyler Garrison.
The Bulldogs put the game away in the fourth quarter with two touchdowns, one on a 7-yard run by T.K. Sherwood and the other on a 5-yard pass from Sharff to Davy Foster.