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Colts lose at home to Jay M. Robinson

The West Stanly varsity football squad returned home on Friday night for one final non-conference matchup.

Hosting the Jay M. Robinson Bulldogs, the Colts amassed 307 net yards of offense but saw the visitors score three second half touchdowns en route to a 34-13 home loss.

West Stanly (3-3) had 120 net yards on the ground, led by Jordan Poole’s 89 yards on 12 carries including a 56-yard touchdown run. Poole also posted an 86-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as well.

Through the air, West quarterback Harrison Montgomery was 5-of-9 for 45 yards including two completions to Hunter Stoker for 30 yards.

Lukas Scott had six tackles, including two for a loss, to lead the Colts’ defense, along with two tackles for loss and a punt block. Stoker and Christian Bowden also added punt blocks in the game for the West special teams. Poole added three tackles for a loss for the Colts.

For the Bulldogs (3-2), quarterback Chris Caldwell was 6-of-15 through the air for 143 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing eight times for 47 yards and a score.

Dominique Wiley led the ground attack for the Bulldogs with 88 yards on 10 carries and two touchdowns. As a team, Robinson had 186 yards on 30 carries.

Defensively, the Bulldogs sacked West’s quarterback three times, led by Herschel Brown, who had eight tackles, four for a loss, plus a sack and a fumble recovery.

West Stanly opens Rocky River Conference play Friday at home against Forest Hills (1-5). The Jackets lost Friday night at home against Central Cabarrus, 56-0.


About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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