CARROLLTON - Bullard Brook Hill began district play in dominant fashion, defeating Prince of Peace 32-0 Friday.
The game was on the road, but the Guard (3-2, 1-0 in TAPPS Division II, District 2) made themselves at home by forcing six turnovers while Jermiah McGowen rushed for 92 yards and a score and caught three passes for 62 yards.
Brook Hill held the home side to 107 yards.
Grayson Priestner was making his second start at quarterback after moving from receiver because of a season-ending injury to Hood Taylor. He is 2-0 in those games. Against Prince of Peace he completed 8 of 14 passes for 94 yards and also rushed for a 12-yard touchdown.
The game was scoreless after the first quarter before Brook Hill took over in the second, scoring 18 unanswered to lead 18-0 at halftime. Priestner’s touchdown was followed by a two-point run by Campbell Fletcher. Sam Nechi’s 39-yard scoring run was followed by a two-point run from McGowen. Nechi and Fletcher also led the Guard in tackles on defense with 12 and 10, respectively.
Fletcher capped the half with a 37-yard field goal.
The Guard stayed in control in the second half with McGowen scoring on a 4-yard run and Mac Rose returning a fumble 15 yards for a score.