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Maxey leads SA to 26-0 win

Southampton Academy defensive coordinator Cass Camp talks to lineman Zach Ramsey (52) as head coach Dale Marks stands by. -- JIM HART | TIDEWATER NEWS

BY WILL HART/CONTRIBUTING WRITER
lenniehart2006@yahoo.com

COURTLAND—The new kid on the block — sophomore Rashodd Maxey — led Southampton Academy to a 26-0 win over Hampton Christian on Friday night.

Maxey, who played quarterback for most of the game, carried the ball eight times for 120 yards and one touchdown. He also completed three of four passes for a total of 35 yards.

Senior teammates John Hinkle rushed for 77 yards and David Bogese added another 59 on the ground.

The statistics tell the story.

Southampton Academy gained 327 yards of total offense, including 281 yards rushing and 46 in the air. Hampton Christian had a total of 79 yards of offense, including 22 yards on the ground and 57 yards passing.

The Raiders scored their first touchdown with 1:58 left in the first quarter on a 2-yard run by Hinkle. Maxey kicked the extra point.

Maxey scored on a 32-yard run with 11:51 left in the second quarter and kicked the extra point, giving Southampton Academy a 14-0 lead.

Hinkle scored on a 1-yard run with 6:31 left in the half. Maxey’s kick failed.

Opening the third quarter with a 20-0 lead, the Raiders scored its final points with 6:54 left in the third quarter on a 4-yard run by Bogese. Bogese failed to make the 2-point conversion, missing it by a ½ yard.