Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Laney football posts shutout, Imeek Watkins scores four times in win

Laney 46   South Brunswick 0

The Laney defense posted its second straight shutout as the Bucs put up points early and often in a 46-0 victory at home against South Brunswick.

Imeek Watkins had another big night for Laney on Friday.
Imeek Watkins had another big night for Laney on Friday.

Imeek Watkins rushed for 180 yards and four touchdowns in the first half, while Jason Billingslea added two scores in the 46-point onslaught during the opening 24 minutes of play.

Sophomore quarterback Sherod Sidbury scampered into the end zone from 19 yards out to give Laney an early 7-0 lead. Watkins scored twice in the opening frame to make it 19-0 after the first period.

The Bucs were never really tested in the affair, improving to 2-0 in conference and 5-2 overall. Laney has now won four straight heading into a pair of important divisional games beginning with a trip to Legion Stadium for a date with New Hanover (1-0, 3-3) on Friday, Oct. 7.

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