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September 28, 2013

#2 Pulaski rallies past Lincoln County, 61-35

Somerset — For the Pulaski County Maroons, the beat kept rolling at last night’s homecoming game, although visiting Lincoln County proved to be a feisty opponent before the Maroons prevailed by a 61-35 margin, as Johnny Hines club outscored Lincoln by a 40-7 margin at the intermission.

For the first time this season, the Maroons trailed at halftime, falling behind the Patriots 28-21 at the intermission.

However, thanks to four interceptions by the Pulaski defense in the second half, and another huge game from Aaron Smith and Riley Hall, the Maroons rallied to topple Lincoln County by a 61-35 margin.

The Patriots led throughout the first half, getting a pair of touchdown runs from Dionte Coulter, while quarterback Dalton Godbey threw a 74--yard TD pass to Marvin Robertson and a 32--yard scoring toss to Trevor Gaines.

Thanks to four first half touchdown on four possessions, it was Lincoln County leading the Maroons 28-21 at the intermission.

However, PC would respond and respond in a big way in the second half.

Aaron Smith scored three of his game-high five touchdowns in the second half of play, while his teammates Christian Holman, George Gregory, Austin Cornett, and Jacob Denney all picked off Godbey passes.

Denney’s interception gave him his sixth one of the season, giving him the all-time record at PC for interceptions in a single season.

Smith scored on TD runs of 1, 18, and 3 yards, while catching a pair of touchdown passes from Riley Hall.

Hall meanwhile was almost flawless once again, throwing for 204 yards and those two TD’s.

Hall also had a huge night on the ground, rushing for a game-high131 yards on 11 carries and 1 TD, while teammate Caleb Cox rushed for 100 yards on only six carries for a score.

Look for complete game story in Sunday’s Sports section.

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