The Camp Lejeune Bulldogs continue to add wins in the wins column with a 47-0 win over the Chapel Hill Rams. The Camp Lejeune Bulldogs are composed entirely of active duty Marines and Sailors assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Here is the game report.
Game Report From the Camp Lejeune Bulldogs Staff:
In a game marred by injuries and extreme heat, the Camp Lejeune Bulldogs emerged victorious over the Chapel Hill Rams Saturday night in Carrboro, 47-0.
The Bulldog defense opened up the evening with an interception on the game’s opening play. Safety J.D. Johnson picked off a pass returning it 20 yards to the Rams’ 18 yard line. On the next play, Bulldog running back, Terry Alexander, took the ball around the left end and streaked 18 yards for the opening touchdown, less than one minute into the game. The Rams fumbled in Bulldog territory on the next possession, and Bulldog quarterback Frank Bryant promptly hit running back PJ Thomas on a 16 yard touchdown pass. The 2 point try was no good, and the Bulldogs were up 12-0. On the ensuing possession, the Rams were able to get a first down, but Johnson quickly put an end to any hope for the drive, as he intercepted another pass and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown. This time the conversion was good and the Bulldogs were up 20-0. The Bulldog defense remained staunch for the rest of the half, holding the Rams scoreless picking off two more passes that were returned for touchdowns. Camp Lejeune carried a 40-0 lead into the locker room at halftime.
Camp Lejeune then went deep into their roster for the second half and added only one score, closing out the game 47-0. The Bulldog defense came up big in the victory recording three times with five interceptions. Johnson recorded three of the teams five interceptions and managed to return two of them for touchdowns. Johnson tallied 102 return yards on the day. Through four games this season, Johnson has seven interceptions, returning three of them for touchdowns.
The Bulldogs return to action at home, Saturday July 14th against their Onslow County rivals, the Carolina Brigades.