The feeling of the game was intense, that’s the only word that could describe it. The energy radiating off of the rivalry between East Hickman and Hickman County was electrifying. At around kickoff, tensions were high as the Eagles faced off against their longtime rivals, the Hickman County Bulldogs. The 1st quarter was not as exciting as the game was predicted to be, but things picked up in the 2nd quarter with David W. breaking off a huge run for the Eagles that went for 38 yards and a touchdown. Then, a few minutes later, Malik C. ran into the end zone from 8 yards out, making the score 14-0 in favor of the Eagles. After the Bulldogs drive stalled out, the Eagles got the ball leading to a 4 yard touchdown run by Zanaido M.
Now, the East Hickman section was hyped and booming, the score was 21-0 over their longtime rival from across the county. The Bulldogs started the half out right with a touchdown late in the 3rd quarter that made the score 21-7 headed into the 4th quarter. Cooper H. would score early in the 4th quarter making the score 28-7, then, Nick C. ran into the end zone from 2 yards out making the score 35-7. The bulldogs would score one garbage time touchdown that made the game’s final score 35-13 in favor of the East Hickman Eagles.
East Hickman had 433 total yards with 378 of the yards coming from run plays and only 55 coming from the pass game. David W. had 182 of the team’s yards rushing and 1 touchdown. Kyle E. had 2 completions with one going to Zanaido M. for 47 yards. Mason G. was perfect on extra points. The defense held Hickman County to only 203 total yards and 2 touchdowns.