Indians lose final home game

Published 12:49 am Saturday, November 1, 2008

Southampton High lost 39-21 to Jamestown here Friday in the Indians’ last home game of the season.

SHS hung tough early, tying the score at 7-7 on Anthony Boone’s touchdown reception from Kendal Carwile with 6:48 remaining in the first quarter.

Jamestown wasted no time responding with 5:37 left in the quarter on Marquis Greenhow’s TD run to make it 14-7.

The visitors would never trail, but Southampton pulled within 14-13 on another Carwile-to-Boone connection with 9:29 left in the first half. The extra point was blocked, making the score 14-13.

Jamestown stretched the lead to 21-13 with 7:29 left in the quarter and scored again on Chase Banks’ 1-yard run with 3:25 remaining in the half.

Jamestown went up 33-13 with 3:51 left in the third quarter and 39-13 with 7:26 remaining in the game.

Billy Nixon relieved Carwile at quarterback and led the Indians to a late score on Andre Rawls’ 3-yard run.

Southampton was held to 78 rushing yards and 113 passing yards. Rawls had 71 yards rushing, and Boone caught five passes for 97 yards. Carwile was 3-of-8 for 58 yards. Nixon was 5-of-10 for 55 yards. Jamestown had 246 rushing yards and 171 passing yards.

“There were several bright spots tonight,” said SHS coach Littleton Parker. “We just didn’t have our best defensive game on. But the team has gotten better overall.”

The Indians will complete the season next Friday night at Poquoson.