Landrum’s explosive offense handles Liberty

Published 12:18 am Monday, September 30, 2013

With 424 total yards of offense, the Landrum Cardinals overwhelmed Liberty 38-33 in road game Friday. Sept. 27.

Landrum’s Aaron Bryant opened the night up with a quarterback keeper off a 17-yard run, putting LHS up 7-0 after the first quarter. Bryant continued his explosive night with 254 rushing yards and 170 passing yards.

Aaron Bryant driving for the goal line. (photo by Lorin Browning)

Aaron Bryant driving for the goal line. (photo by Lorin Browning)

In the second quarter, the Cardinals worked their way down the field settling first for three points off a Martinez field goal. Still hungry for points, Bryant and Lanning connected on a 30-yard pass to push the ball in another touchdown. The Cardinals didn’t keep their watch up on defense in the second though as they allowed Liberty to creep on the board with 13 points, bringing the total second quarter score to 17-13, Landrum.

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The Cardinals refused to let Liberty gain too much momentum, though, putting up an additional 21 points to Liberty’s 8 points. Bryant led the charge with two runs in for touchdowns – one for 13 yards and a second for 14 yards. He shared the love with Anderson on the Cardinals’ final score of the night on a 48-yard pass.

Liberty would work its way back scoring 12 points in the fourth and squelching any further offense by LHS. Penalties wouldn’t help Landrum as the team amassed eight on the evening, giving up 72 yards. Landrum would notch 20 first downs to Liberty’s 11.

Landrum grabbed the win on the road and improved its record.