Chiefs crush Bulldogs for first region win since 2009

The big question facing the No. 10-ranked North Myrtle Beach football team was how it would respond after suffering its first loss of the season. The Chiefs answered quickly and decisively with a 35-0 win at Georgetown.

The Chiefs (6-1 overall, 1-1 Region 7-3A) scored five unanswered touchdowns in the first half to turn what was supposed to be a tough test from the Bulldogs (4-3, 1-1) quickly became a cakewalk for NMB.

The Chiefs earned their first region victory since 2009 and wasted little time wiping that off their to-do list. This one was over almost as soon as it began.

Chiefs QB Kendrick Furness connected for a 25-yard touchdown pass to Tyrique Robinson to light up the scoreboard first, and the defense went to work to set up NMB with a short field for several series.

Jordan Perry picked off the first of two passes on the night and returned it deep in Georgetown territory before Delonzo Williams scored on a 6-yard run and a 14-0 advantage after one quarter..

Following another TD run by Williams in the second quarter, Perry finally got his pick-6 and rumbled 55 yards to paydirt. Laquinn Bellamy’s 1-yard TD drive capped the first-half rout with a 35-0 lead.

NMB called off the dogs in the second half in a game that no one would have imagined would feature a rolling clock in the second half. It was a surprisingly strong response following the Chiefs’ 38-28 loss to Socastee last week. NMB returns home to face Wilson next week.

Photo courtesy of NMB Chiefs

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