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1999 STATISTICS

RUSHING LEADERS

Derek Carter: 1483 yards on 225 attempts including 315 against Greenville St. Joseph

De Hornesburger: 339 yards on 49 carries

Ryan Smith: 254 yards on 90 carries

Chantel Haynes: 185 yards on 32 carries

Matthew Stone: 166 yards on 14 carries

PASSING

Ryan Smith: 79/154 for 1148 yards, 16 TD's, 6 interceptions

RECEIVING LEADERS

De Hornesburger: 42 receptions for 567 yards and 9 touchdowns

J.E. Haynes: 6 receptions for 159 yards and 2 touchdowns

Matthew Stone: 12 receptions for 141 yards and 3 touchdowns

Corey Moore: 9 receptions for 128 yards and 1 touchdown

Derek Carter: 5 receptions for 63 yards and 1 touchdown

PUNTING

Matthew Stone: 48 punts for 1809 yards, long 71

KICKING

Scott Shurden: 48/50 PAT's, 18/26 FG's, long 46

LEADING TACKLERS

J.E. Haynes: 79 solo, 34 assists

Mackenzie McDonald: 71 solo, 27 assists

Walter Bates: 46 solo, 42 assists

Eric Lyon: 50 solo, 33 assists

Sed Eichelberger: 42 solo, 31 assists

Derek Carter: 46 solo, 24 assists

Gary Graham: 38 solo, 32 assists

Matthew Stone: 42 solo, 28 assists

INTERCEPTIONS

De Hornesburger: 5

Chantel Haynes: 3

Mackenzie McDonald: 2

QUARTERBACK SACKS

Corey Moore: 13

J.E. Haynes: 10

Eric Lyon: 7

SCORING LEADERS

Scott Shurden: 102 points (18 FG's, 48 PAT's)

De Hornesburger: 84 points (14 TD's)

Derek Carter: 62 points (10 TD's, one 2-pt. conversion)

Ryan Smith: 54 points: (9 TD's)

Chantel Haynes: 30 points (5 TD's)

Matthew Stone: 30 points (5 TD's)





"Tigers Shine in the 1999 Season Opener"

" Tigers Shine in Opener" By:William & Billy Gene McNeel

The Noxapater Tigers roared into the 1999 football season with a convicing 27-10 road victory over the Stringer Red Devils.The Red Devils took the opening kickoff diving deep into Tiger territory that included two 4th down coversions.However the Red Devils had to settle for a 24 yard feild goal.The Tigers guickly found themselves behind 0-10 after Ryan Smith pass was intercepted and returned 52 yards for a touchdown by Chris Winfield.In the second quarter,Smith found De Hornesbuger on a flag pattern in the corner of the end zone for a 26 yard pass.Scott Shruden added the PAT making it a 7-10 ballgame.The Tiger defense came up with the next big play,with Eric Lyon sacking QB travis Taylor in the end zone for a safty.A 34 yard feild goal by Scott Shurden put the Tigers up 12-10 at half time.

The third quarter was played in the Tiger territory with the defense putting the pressure on the Red Devils offense.The Tiger offense took adventage of the short feild and De Hornesbuger scored on a right toss from on yard out.The holder,De Hornesbuger had trouble with the snap on the PAT,however he scramble and found Derek Carter in the end zone to put the Tigers up 20-10.The Tigers had another scoring drive in the third quarter with Smith completing a 19 yard touchdown pass to Matthew Stone.Surden added the PAT for a 27-10.

Ryan Smith was 7 of 15 for 95 yards with 2 touchdowns and one interception.De Hornesbuger had 5 catches for 57 yards and 1 touchdown. The offense had 199 rushing yards on 34 carries with Derek Carter leading the way with 18 rushes for 62 yards and Ryan Smith with 6 rushes for 55 yards.

During the post game interview,Coach Jim Ray credited the play of the defense and the team speed with the win.The defensive line play of Eric Lyon ,J.E. Haynes,Corey Moore and Walter Bates applied pressure all night.Derek Carter was solid at linebacker.Coach Jim Ray was very pleased with the play of two new player,Sed Eichelberger and Brain Treplett.

The Noxapater Tigers will host Sebastopol this Friday night at 7:30.