Roswell vs. Lassiter
When: Friday November 1st, 2013 7:30 pm
Where: The Hornets’ Nest at Roswell High School
The 2013 RHS Varsity season continues on Friday November 1st as the Hornets host the Lassiter High School Trojans. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm at the Hornets’ Nest at Roswell High School. The Trojans are coached by Jep Irwin (30 – 14 – 0) in his fourth year as the Trojans’ head coach.
Last Friday night on the road against the Cherokee Warriors, Roswell took a 19 – 7 lead in the first half on two touchdown runs by Mechane Slade and a 22-yard touchdown pass from James Whitaker to Reggie White. The Hornets offense added two more scores in the second half on a 29-yard run by Mechane Slade and a 39-yard field goal by Shavi Bash. In the fourth quarter the Warriors’ offense staged a comeback scoring three late touchdowns including the game-winning score with less that 30 seconds remaining on the clock. The Hornets offense took over following the ensuing kick and moved the ball to mid-field but came up just short on an interception as time expired.
Friday night’s game marks the 24th meeting between the Hornets and the Trojans. The Trojans are are 5 – 3 this season with wins over Sprayberry (41-23), Cherokee (42-41), Walton (28-21), Milton (31-3), and Wheeler (35-28). Lassiter is 4 -1 in the region with its only region loss coming in a 44 – 43 offensive shoot-out at Woodstock. Roswell leads the series against the Trojans 14 – 9.
GO HORNETS – BEAT THE TROJANS!