Hayden knocks off Curry for first win of season
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HAYDEN — Hayden needed nine games, but the Wildcats finally picked up their first win of the season, beating the Curry Yellow Jackets 54-31 for homecoming 2013 at Robert W. Reid Stadium.

Hayden scored early and often. The Wildcats piled up 481 yards in the game compared to 209 for Curry.

Walter Finley open the scoring on a one yard run with 8:35 remaining in the first quarter. Quarterback Tim Curry connected with Blake Adams for the two point conversion to put Hayden up 8-0.

Hayden’s defense came up with a turnover on Curry’s next possession. Adams capped the drive with a one yard run to make the score 14-0 with 4:22 remaining in the first.

Hayden’s Ben Baldwin recovered a fumble on the ensuing kick off to put the Cats in business at the 46.

Patrick Hargett got into the end zone on a one yard run for a 20-0 lead with 1:26 still remaining in the first quarter.

Hayden’s Clay Hogeland scored the next touchdown on a 2 yard run to make the score 26-0 with 6:42 to go in the first half.

Curry’s Tristan Warren ran in from 34 yards to get Curry on the board. Fernando Pascual-Miquel point after cut the lead to 26-7 with 3:40 remaining in the half.

The Cats answered in less than two minutes when Tim Curry hit Adam Payne for 30 yards and a score for a 33-7 lead with just over two minutes left in the first half.

Hayden took the second half kick off and drove 60 yards for the score. Curry carried in from 1 yard for the score and a 40-7 lead with 6:37 in the third.

Hargett added the next score from three yards outs to make the score 47-7 with 11:55 remaining in the game.

Curry’s Warren got his second TD of the night on a 7 yard run. After a Hayden fumble on the kick off, Curry would score again, this time Eric Niles ran in from 10 yards out. The score was 47-19 with 6:53 to go.

Leonard Johnson put Hayden up 54-19 with 5:47 remaining with a rushing touchdown. Curry’s Westbrook got into the end zone on a 1 yard run with just over three minutes to go and Curry’s Trew Woodley hit Chath Morgan on a 10-yard score with 56 remaining for the final score.

The Yellow Jackets have now dropped 18 straight region games dating back to the 2011 football season.

Curry (1-8, 0-7) hosts Cordova in next week’s season finale, looking to end an 8-game losing streak. The Yellow Jackets’ only two wins over the last two seasons have come against Carbon Hill.