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November 22, 2013

VIDEO: Raceland football captures first regional championship

RACELAND — Raceland's football team defeated Pikeville, 14-3, on Friday night at Rams Stadium for the program's first-ever regional championship.

 

Pikeville led 3-0 after an LJ Allara field goal in the second quarter.

 

Raceland's Kane Snyder punched in the Rams' first score with 6:03 left in the third quarter. The TD was followed by a Daylin Beach two-point conversion.

Connor Messer connected with Rodney Vance for a 13-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter.

Raceland tallied 211 rushing yards, led by Beach's 126. Pikeville had 213 on the ground.

 

The Rams (11-2) held Pikeville (11-2) to its lowest point total of the season. Previously, the Panthers hadn't been limited to fewer than 20 in a game.

 

 

Raceland travels to Williamsburg in the state semifinal round next Friday.

 

Look for full story on Raceland's milestone victory in Saturday's edition.

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