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THS still unbeaten halfway through season

Thorsby rolled to 5-0, its best start ever, with a 42-6 win at Shades Mountain Christian on Sept. 24.

The hosts recovered an onside kick to begin the game, but Thorsby (3-0 Class 2A, Region 4) forced a punt and then drove 85 yards—only to lose a fumble on the 1-yard line.

But Shades Mountain (0-5, 0-3 Class 1A, Region 4) fumbled the ball back on then next play, and Thorsby’s Erick Camarillo picked up the loose ball and ran it in for a touchdown.

Lalo Rico kicked the extra point; he was 6-for-6 on point-after tries for the day.

Senior Marcus Bray ran 49 yards on a reverse for the next THS TD, and minutes later Bray caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Andrew Farris.

Farris scored on a 33-yard run right before the end of the first half to make it 28-0.

On the last series the Thorsby starters would play, Farris began the second half by leading the Rebels down the field and then scoring on a run.

Shades Mountain then scored to make it 35-6.

Thorsby’s Bo Hoffman scored the last points of the night with a 5-yard run.

Farris rushed 11 times for 114 yards and two touchdowns, and he passed for another score.

Bray rushed three times for 71 yards and a touchdown, caught three passes for 68 yards and a score and intercepted a pass on defense.

Thorsby this week will host region foe American Christian in a game that will begin at 7 p.m. at Susan Bentley Field.