Vina sweeps Waterloo

By Staff
Mike Hester
For the FCT
The Vina football team rolled up 446 total yards of offense against Waterloo as the Red Devils earned their second victory against the Cougars in a five-day span with a 22-7 win on the road.
A 56-yard run by Morgan McCarley set up a 4-yard touchdown run by Ethan Hammock to put the Red Devils up 6-0 early in the first quarter.
McCarley extended the lead with a 24-yard pass to Adam Pharr five minutes later. McCarley scored on the 2-point conversion to push the lead to 14-0.
Waterloo (1-6, 0-4) answered in the second quarter with a 28-yard touchdown pass to cut the halftime deficit to 14-7.
Vina (3-5, 2-3) added another score with 10:31 to play on a 4-yard run by McCarley. Brent Townsend scored on the 2-point conversion to seal the 22-7 victory.
McCarley finished the night with 175 rushing yards while Hammock had 137 rushing yards as the Red Devils gained 381 yards on the ground for the night.
McCarley also completed 3-of-7 passes for 65 yards and a touchdown. He did not throw an interception.
Pharr was the leading receiver with a pair of catches for 27 yards and a touchdown.
Vina returns home next Friday to host Tharptown. The game begins at 7 p.m.