In his debut game coaching the Melbourne Bearkatz, Moreland’s squad defeated Clinton by a final score of 33-6 on Friday night. The Katz made a statement to the 2-3A conference by holding the Yellowjackets to 6 points while scoring 33, despite Hooten’s picking Clinton by 6 over the Bearkatz. 

Holden Hutchins with the rushing TD.

Melbourne rushed for 271 yards and 176 passing yards for a total offensive yardage of 447.  Quarterback Trey Wren completed 9 of 13 passing attempts and rushed for 84 yards and 2 touchdowns.  Holden Hutchins rushed for 152 yards and 1 touchdown.  Malachi Cruz and Wyatt Fowler caught one touchdown pass each from Wren. 

Carter Bray

The Bearkatz defense held the Yellowjackets under 300 offensive yards and one touchdown.  They forced and recovered 2 fumbles, 2 interceptions and one blocked point after attempt.  Carter Bray and Chris Burris each intercepted a Harley Tobin pass.   

Chris Burris with the interception.

The Bearkatz next game will be Friday, September 3 at Quitman. 

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