Saturday, Sep 20, 2014
Carterville Cruises to Third Straight Win
CARTERVILLE -- After starting the season 0-2, the Carterville Lions have won three straight, moving above .500 for the first time this season thanks to a 49-7 beating of Nashville (1-4, 1-1) Friday night..
The Lions scored early and often, building a 36-7 lead by halftime. Carterville (3-2, 2-0) scored twice in the third to get the continuous clock running.
The win sets up a first place showdown in the Mississippi for Carterville next week. The Lions will travel to Du Quoin, also winners of three straight. The Hornets will return home to host Pinckneyville.
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