Lee County remains perfect, crushes Western Harnett, 63-3

Sanford, N.C. — Lee County flexed their offensive muscles in a 63-3 win over Western Harnett on Saturday.

Tyric Mckendall and Lee County got things going early in the first quarter.

Mckendall caught a beautiful pass from Colin Johnson at the five yard line. He ran the ball in to put Lee County up, 7-0, with 7:20 left in the first quarter.

Western Harnett scored its only points of the game in the second quarter on a 35-yard field goal from Dillon Smith.

Lee County scored again through the air; Johnson connected with Tim Lett at the goal line. That touchdown increased the Yellow Jacket lead, 14-3.

With time winding down in the second half and no timeouts, Johnson hurried the offense the get one last play off before the horn.

Johnson handed off to A.J. Boluware who punched it in for the two-yard score.

Lee County led 21-3 at halftime.

Mckendall, a freshman, scored early in the second half, this time on a 70-yard run down the sideline.

On the first play of Western Harnett‘s ensuing drive, Jordan Graves intercepted a pass and ran it in for the score. That touchdown further increased the Lee County lead, 35-3.

Western Harnett was moving down the field, but had a miscue on a handoff. Ky‘lim Moore bobbled the ball and it bounced to the hands of Lee County‚Äôs Jayden Covington, who ran it in.

The Jackets led 42-3 and rolled from there.

Lee County went on to win, 63-3.

The Yellow Jackets improve to 7-0. They will take that perfect record to Union Pines on Friday.

After snapping a 19 game losing streak last week, Western Harnett will look for their second win on Friday against Harnett Central.