The Pike Pirates traveled to Barnesville Friday night for the Battle of Potato Creek and got taken to a creekside woodshed for a sound thrashing at the hands of the Lamar County Trojans.The Trojans (1-0-1), who struggled in the first half of their opener last week against the Howard Huskies, opened a can of it on the Pirates who were down by 24 points after less than eight minutes and trailed 30-0 after one quarter and 44-0 at the half.The Pirates got nothing going until the Trojan JV had been in the game for some time.The Trojans were motivated by a basket left at the fence near their dressing room prior to the game containing pigs’ feet, bacon and bacon bits that held a card signed “From PC”.Realtime scoring from the game was provided by Walter Geiger on the sidelines’¦Lamar 8-0. Juan Tucker 10-yd. TD run. Tucker run for two-point PAT.5:55 1st qtr.: Lamar 16-0: Noah Eure 33-yd. TD run. Micah Banks run for two-point PAT.4:17 1st.: Lamar 24-0: Chris O’Neal TD off botched Pike fake punt. Malik Collier pass to Micah Banks for two-point PAT on fleaflicker.1:03 1st: Lamar 30-0: Eure 4-yd. TD run. PAT failed.11:11 2nd: Lamar 37-0: Andruw O’Neal 13-yd. TD run. PAT by Cullen Bennett.2:47 2nd: Lamar 44-0: Malik Dixson 45-yd. TD on Pike fumbled punt return. Bennett PAT.8:02 4th: Lamar 44-7. Pirates scored on Lamar JV. PAT good.5:21 4th: Lamar 44-14: 11-yd. TD reception by Pike’s Hunter Hudson. PAT good.2:09 4th: Lamar 44-16: Safety on bad punt snap by Lamar.
Pirates brought no fight to this ‘Battle’
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