Phillips cruises behind Dewayne Collins

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Phillips was able clinch the Land of Lincoln with a 48-0 victory over Raby on Friday at Hanson Stadium.

On the first play from scrimmage Wildcats quarterback Dewayne Collins threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to Quayvon Skanes. Collins threw four touchdown passes in the first quarter — an 18-yard pass to Qadeer Weatherly, a 28-yard pass to Amani Jones, and a 19-yard score to Yach Chambers.

Collins also ran for a 30-yard touchdown. Kamari Mosley scored on a one-yard run with to give Phillips (6-1, 4-0) a 41-0 lead with 4:05 remaining in the second quarter.

The Wildcats’ reserves saw plenty of action as coach Troy McAllister substituted liberally in the second half.

Phillips scored its last touchdown on a 48-yard pass by Skanes to Weatherly early in the third quarter.

McAllister said the team has been working extra hard to get their offensive act together.

“The last two weeks we have not played offensively up to our standards,” McAllister said.  “The effort that we showed today was more in line to what I expect from our team.

“Whenever you shut out a team that has the offensive capability of Al Raby you know something is working right.”

The Wildcats’ safety Jamal Brown had an interception and a team high nine tackles and linebacker Jamal Williams registered eight tackles against the Raiders (3-4, 1-3).

“There is no other way to say it except that they just took us out to the wood shed,’’ Raby coach DeAngelo Dareef said. “They out played us, coached us and toughed us. I wish them all the luck during the playoffs”

Collins finished the day with 7-for-11 for 151 yards and four touchdowns. He also had seven carries for 71 yards and one touchdown.

“All week long we worked on execution,” Collins said. “Coach told us that this would be the key. The offensive line did an excellent job blocking and we really clicked today.”

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