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Defense powers Dudley past Hillside

By Joe Daniels, Sports Director / September 15, 2017

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Dudley High School quarterback Gerald Simpson (#2) rushed for 79 yards on 16 carries and completed 10-of-14 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown against Durham Hillside on Friday, Sept. 8 at Tarpley Stadium. Photo courtesy of Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker

Dudley High School quarterback Gerald Simpson (#2) rushed for 79 yards on 16 carries and completed 10-of-14 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown against Durham Hillside on Friday, Sept. 8 at Tarpley Stadium. Photo courtesy of Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker

The Dudley Panthers football team won a non-conference game against Durham Hillside by a score of 14-7 Friday night at Tarply Stadium.

The Panthers improved to 4-0 while the Hornets fell to 1-3.

Senior quarterback Gerald Simpson led the Panthers’ offense with 10-of-14 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown pass to Nigel Fitzgerald on a third and 13. Fitzgerald finished with 6-for-74 yards. Simpson also rushed for 79 yards on 15 carries and scored on a one-yard run early in the second quarter. Dudley led14-0 before Hillside scored with less than 10 seconds before the half. Neither team scored again. Junior linebacker Jurrente Davis paced the Panthers’ defense with 13 tackles.




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