Eagles advance to state semi-finals

Senior quarterback Ethan Wells breaks away from a Hearts Academy defender in action on Friday.

The Eagles of David Emanuel Academy have advanced to the GICAA state semifinals after a 36-0 victory over Hearts Academy in Stillmore on Friday.

Racyn Faircloth opened up the scoring on a 31-yard touchdown run. A reception by Jesse Moore from Ethan Wells added 2 points to make the score 8-0.

Wells then reached the end zone on a 2-yard run to move the score to 14-0. Jesse Moore returned to the end zone on a 48-yard punt return after Brayden Smith blocked the punt to add 6 to the score.

An 18-yard reception by Racyn Faircloth from Wells led to a 26-0 score before Wells added 2 to make the score 28-0.

A 35-yard run by Faircloth put the Eagles at 34-0 before Wells added 2 to make the final score 36-0.

The Eagles will now travel to Powder Springs to take on Praise Academy in state semi-final action on Friday.

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