DeKalb Saints Win Season Opener at Jamestown

August 9, 2019
By: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb Saints, defending Champions of the Middle Tennessee Football Conference, opened their 2019 season Thursday night with a 16-14 road win at York Institute in Jamestown.

The Saints found themselves down 6-0 before taking an 8 to 6 lead on a touchdown and 2 point conversion. York scored again in the fourth period and converted a 2 point play to regain the advantage 14 to 8 but the Saints would not be denied scoring another touchdown with 1:50 left in the game and with the successful 2 point conversion they went on to win 16-14.

According to Coach Justin Poteete, Ari White and Briz Trapp scored the touchdowns for the Saints and Trapp converted both 2 point plays.

Stats:

Rushing:

Briz Trapp 14-89- 1 TD

Ari White 10-39- 1 TD

Tyler Jackson 4-16

Gabe Hollingsworth 1-6

Receiving:

Gabe Hollingsworth 2-50

Ari White 2-12

Passing

Briz Trapp 4/6 62

The remaining 2019 Saints schedule is as follows:
Conference games (*)
Homecoming game (**)
Game times for road games are subject to change.

Thursday, August 15: Smith County* (Away) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 22: Trousdale County* (Home) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 29: Overton County** (Home) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 5: Upperman* (Away) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 12: Macon County* (8th grade night) (Home) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 19: TBA (Cross Conference Game-determined by seeding)

Saturday, September 28: Conference Championship TBA

(DeKalb Saints Football Team: front row left to right: Axel Aranda, Andrew Dakas, Aaron Hatfield, Gabe Hollingsworth, Wesley Kent, Hamilton, Ty Webb, Kobe Curtis, Pablo Torres, and Gracin South. Back row left to right: Shon Tucker, Austin Nicholson, Konner Young, Briz Trapp, Ari White, Tyler Jackson, Trace Hamilton, Wil Farris, Alex Lemons, Bryce Stembridge.