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story.lead_photo.caption Liberty-Eylau middle linebacker Micheal Riley (9) attempts to bring down Jefferson quarterback Chris Bowman (4) during Friday's game at Leopard Stadium in Texarkana, Texas. At left, the Leopards' Greg Landon (13) moves in to assist. (Photo by Kevin Sutton)

TEXARKANA, Texas — Marquarius Price ran for 98 yards and three touchdowns as Liberty-Eylau piled up 434 yards of total offense and throttled Jefferson, 56-15, Friday at Harris Field.

Price had 15 carries for his near-century mark performance, Imhad Hicks scored a pair of touchdowns and the Leopard defense limited the visitors to just 32 yards in the second half (152 for the game).

Liberty-Eylau scored on both of its third-quarter drives, marching 78 yards on eight plays and 69 yards on 10 plays. Price had both scores on runs of 18 and 1 yards.

A high snap by the Bulldogs was recovered by L-E's Jayce Banks at the 1, and Hicks walked in from the 1 for Liberty-Eylau. Banks added another fumble recovery to set up J.J. Hampton's 34-yard scoring pass to Rodrick Galloway with 9:09 remaining.

The Leopards scored on defense, offense and in special teams during the first half to build a 28-0 lead and take a 28-7 lead into the locker room at intermission.

Chris Lewis returned a punt 38 yards for the opening score with 7:32 left in the first quarter. Hicks capped the next L-E drive with a 4-yard run at 4:29, and Price had a 5-yard TD on the next possession to make it 21-0 with 1:02 left in the first quarter.

The Bulldogs' next two drives ended on interceptions. Cal Jones hauled in a pick on a deep ball at the Liberty-Eylau 49, and Keenue Shepard brought back his interception for a 33-yard pick-6 with 6:20 left before halftime.

Luke McMullen's 69-yard kickoff return set up Bowman's 6-yard TD run to get Jefferson on the scoreboard at 2:08.

Prior to the game, senior Bryana Block was crowned as Liberty-Eylau Homecoming Queen.

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