On Senior night, Aeris Williams broke the 2,000-yard rushing mark for the season and West Point jumped out to 34-point lead by halftime to win its final regular season game against District 1-5A foe Lewisburg, 62-34, Thursday night at Hamblin Stadium in West Point.
Williams rushed for 100 yards on and caged three passes for 121 receiving yards, scoring three total touchdowns during the Green Wave’s fifth consecutive win since falling to the Clarksdale Wildcats (39-34) on Oct. 4 in West Point.
West Point’s offensive unit is averaging 55 points a game during the five-game winning span but has not found a balanced attack. Against Lewisburg, West Point’s offense found balance with 239 yards through the air and 231 yards on the ground.
The Wave opened the scoring with 28 unanswered points as Dason Thomas scored a five-yard touchdown run, Josh Ewing carried an eight-yard touchdown, Roger Thomas pounded through the line on a two-yard rush and Williams carried in a five-yard touchdown. Placekicker junior Omar Lemus kicked his first four of eight extra-point field goals.
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