South Decatur running game too much for Edinburgh


The South Decatur football team keeps it pretty simple. Line up toe-to-toe, block up front and run the ball.

In scoring six rushing touchdowns, the host Cougars defeated visiting Edinburgh 38-14 on Friday.

Junior running back Damen Martin, the workhorse of the Cougars, scored three rushing touchdowns in the first half to give South Decatur 18-7 advantage.

“We ran our offense extremely well,” South Decatur coach Rodney Martin said. “Our kids blocked really well. They made some adjustments, but we were able to adjust back. We’re foot-to-foot out there (line), and we just try to get more people to the point of attack than they have.

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