Friday, October 27, 2017
Granby High School
Thomas Dale High School
The Thomas Dale Knights blew out Granby High School on Friday night in the Knightsâ Homecoming game.
The Knights improved to 7-2 and will head to Prince George to play the Royals next Friday, Nov. 3.
Elijah Burns started the night off with a four-yard touchdown run to give the Knights a 6-0 lead. Granby would kick a field goal later in the first to narrow Daleâs lead to 6-3.
Thomas Dale scored another touchdown later in the first half, and converted a two-point conversion to take a 14-3 lead. They took complete control of the game with an interception returned for a touchdown by Chris Tyree.
Granby tried to stay in the game with help from runningback Shaviaea Williams, who broke off two long runs on their next drive to score a touchdown and trim the lead to 21-10.
However, Tyree then scored a touchdown on special teams as he returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to give the Knights a 28-10 halftime lead.
In the third quarter, Snug Wilson recorded a pick-six of his own to give Dale a 34-10 lead, but Granbyâs Williams would quickly respond with a kickoff return for a touchdown to keep it a 17-point game.
Dale would expand on their lead in the second half, however, as they scored two more rushing touchdowns, the first by Burns, and a third defensive touchdown as Brent Williams recovered a fumble and returned it to the endzone.
Daleâs domination on offense, defense and special teams would give them a 55-17 lead in the fourth quarter; Granby scored one more time late in the game.