Junior quarterback DeWayne Collins and junior running back Corey Warren rushed Phillips past Lane 47-28 in the first round of the Public League playoffs, combining for six of the Wildcats’ seven touchdowns.
Phillips (6-3) jumped out front early and didn’t look back as Collins ran for a 46-yard touchdown on the second play of the game.
Collins passed for 97 yards and ran for another 197 yards and three touchdowns while Warren finished the night with 149 yards on the ground and three scores. No other Wildcat logged a carry in the game. Tom Tutka had 175 yards rushing and a touchdown for Lane (5-4).
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Phillips took advantage of the big play Friday night as Collins had rushing touchdowns of 33 and 46 yards, Warren added one for 34 yards and Brandan Lane added an 80-yard kick return of his own.
“We need to do our job and trust one another. If we do that, everything should go right.” — Collins.