Dragons Defeat Bartlett in Region Opener


The Dragons opened Region 7-6A play against the Bartlett Panthers. It also marked the first game for Collierville against an in-state opponent.

The Dragons entered the game with a 1-1 record after a tough loss to Olive Branch and a good win over Center Hill. Bartlett was undefeated and looking to make a push in region play.

The Dragons came out throwing and scoring putting fourteen points up quickly in the first quarter. But Bartlett answered with fourteen of their own. With time expiring in the first quarter, Matt Connors connected to Justin Stonework for a twenty yard touchdown pass to give the Dragons a 21-14 lead.

The Dragons never looked back scoring four more touchdowns in the game while only surrounding one more to secure the 49-21 victory.
Collierville starts region play with a strong win and will travel to Germantown for a tough Region 7-6A game next week.

OFFENSIVE LEADERS

Passing:
Matt Connors 21/31, 293 yards, 6 TD

Rushing:
Cole Johnson 13 for 140 yards, 1 TD
Caleb Harris 1 for 29 yards
Peyton Murphy 7 for 29 yards

Receiving:
Justin Stonework 10 rec for 162 yards, 4 TD
Kayvon Anderson 3 rec for 58 yards, 2 TD
Marcus Bersoza 4 rec for 44 yards
Auggie Burke 3 rec for 15 yards
Cole Johnson 1 rec for 15 yards

DEFENSIVE LEADERS

Eric Heilman 5 tackles, 1 sack
CJ Barnes 4 tackles, 3 pass deflections
Carson Rees 4 tackles
Jordan Wright 4 tackles, 1 pass deflection
Cade Cupp 3 tackles, 1 interception
Virgil Pryor 2 tackles, 1 interception, 2 pass deflections
Keyveon Anderson 1 tackle, 3 pass deflections

SPECIAL TEAMS

Max Carmon 2 touchbacks (8 kickoffs)
Caleb Myers 7 PATs