BY WILL NATIONS
YAZOO CITY – Five first-half rushing touchdowns helped the Oak Hill Raiders (4-3; 2-1) rout the Manchester Academy Mavericks (1-6; 0-2) 47-6 in a MAIS District 2-AA contest Friday at Buster Crawford Stadium on the campus of Manchester Academy.
In a season-high offensive performance, the Raider rushing attack tallied 39 carries for 457 yards on the ground. The 457-yard rushing total is the most gained on the ground under second-year head coach Daniel Merchant.
Sophomore running back Drew Riley led the rushing attack with 101 yards on six carries and junior Drake Riley with 76 yards on five carries. Junior Blake Thomas completed his night with a career high 76 yards, rushing on eight carries along with a strong showing from junior A.J. Iseley's 62 yards on eight carries.
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