2A GSHL football: Ridgefield 55, R.A. Long 27

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Updated: October 20, 2012, 1:15 PM

 

Michael Knox scored four fourth-quarter touchdowns -- and added a 2-point conversion -- as the Spudders pulled away for the Class 2A GSHL victory.

Knox finished with 170 yards on 17 carries and five second-half touchdowns.

Bouncing back from a league loss to Mark Morris the previous week, Ridgefield (6-2, 3-1) got a rushing TD from Clayton Farr in the first minute of the game. R.A. Long answered for a 7-6 lead by the end of the first quarter, but TDs by Farr and Matt Cushwa gave the Spudders a 22-13 halftime lead.

Carrying a 28-13 advantage into the fourth quarter, Ridgefield broke loose.

RIDGEFIELD 55, R.A. LONG 27

Ridgefield 6 16 6 27--55

R.A. Long 7 6 0 14--27

First quarter

RIDGE — Clayton Farr 51 run (run failed)

RAL — Lamar Swagerty 5 pass from Ryan Peerboom (Raul Balbuena kick)

Second quarter

RIDGE — Farr 3 run (Farr run)

RAL — Jacob Yordy 30 run (kick failed)

RIDGE — Michael Knox 16 pass from Gunnar Long (Farr run)

Third quarter

RIDGE — Knox 3 run (pass failed)

Fourth quarter

RIDGE — Knox 6 run (Knox run)

RIDGE — Matt Cushwa 3 run (run failed)

RAL — Yordy 95 kick return (Eric Rosellini pass from Peerboom)

RIDGE — Knox 60 run (run failed)

RAL — Brady Hulings 54 pass from Peerboom (pass failed)

RIDGE — Knox 49 run (Dalton Ries kick)

Individual statistics

RUSHING --Ridgefield: Clayton Farr 13-98, Ian Williams 5-26, Matt Cushwa 3-6, Michael Knox 17-170, Gunnar Long 4-(-7).

PASSING -- Ridgefield: Gunnar Long 9-13-0-171, Clayton Farr 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING -- Clayton Farr 3-37, Sam Gillinwater 3-100, Dalton Ries 2-21, Michael Knox 1-16.