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Cobras win ‘track meet’ over Tigers, 55-53

BUSY MAN – Wesson Cobra place-kicker C. J. Viramontez (15) steps into the football on a kickoff against Crystal Springs on Thursday night. Viramontez was busy, kicking to the Tigers nine times in Wesson’s 55-53 win. (PHOTO BY TRACY FISCHER)

Two teams with combined record of 1-12 met in Stone Stadium on the Co-Lin campus in Wesson on Friday night searching for a way to win. One came out with its first victory, and the other is still looking for answers, as Wesson defeated Crystal Springs 55-53.

The Cobras (1-6, 1-1) fell behind 14-0 early in the first period.  Tigers quarterback Jerricko Morris scored on a three yard run, then added the 2 point conversion on a completed pass to Jeremy Archie to lead 8-0.  Crystal Springs added another touchdown later in the period on a 19 yard run by RB Jarred Taylor.  The PAT was no  good.

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