BEDFORD -- Hurst L.D. Bell receiver Aaron Dixon had three touchdown catches in the first quarter to start the 77-0 dismantling of District 6-5A foe Carrollton R.L. Turner at Pennington Field on Friday.
The Blue Raiders (6-0, 3-0) extended their perfect season as expected against the outmanned Lions (0-6, 0-3). The Blue Raiders had an even easier time of it against an R.L. Turner squad that was shorthanded because of player suspensions.
Dixon had six catches for 142 yards for the Blue Raiders, all in a first quarter that saw L.D. Bell rack up 35 points. Dixon, along with several other starters, went to the bench early in the second quarter but that did not slow the Blue Raiders' offensive onslaught as Bell built a 56-0 halftime lead.
The Blue Raiders defense was equally impressive as it overwhelmed R.L. Turner. The Lions had minus-9 yards on offense with just under three minutes remaining in the game, but R.L. Turner quarterback Ralph Alvarez broke loose for a 33-yard run. It was one of only seven plays that went for positive yardage for the Lions.
Blue Raiders quarterback Colson Romano also had a big game, tossing five touchdown strikes and finishing with 239 yards passing. He completed 10 of his 14 attempts before leaving midway through the second quarter.
Romano hit Dixon for touchdowns of 9, 25, and 35 yards. He added long touchdown strikes of 35 yards to Ryan Newsom and 44 yards to Keli Bol before departing.
The Blue Raiders were never forced to punt. The domination was so great that none of the scoring drives took more than six plays.
David Brown only touched the ball twice during the game but both carries went for a pair of 28-yard touchdowns.
L.D. Bell had nine players carry the ball and as a team, the Blue Raiders rushed 18 times for 294 yards.
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