By Rick Lanier
For the Opelika
The Beauregard Hornets were on the road for the first time this year last Friday night, traveling to Tiger Stadium in Eufaula for their second non-conference match-up against a 6A opponent in as many weeks.
Beauregard played hard-nosed Hornet football, but it was not enough as the Tigers handily defeated the Hornets 63-19.
After receiving the opening kickoff, the Hornets drive stalled against the Tigers defense. After the ensuing punt, the Eufala offense set up shop at their own 34-yard line, and in a span of two minutes, punched it in from the 1-yard line to take a 7-0 lead.
The Hornets showed flashes of potential throughout the evening.
With four minutes to go in the first quarter, Beauregard WR Keyshon Tolefree hauled in a 7-yard touchdown pass from to even the score at 7-7.
That tie was short lived, however, as the Tigers rattled off 42 unanswered points to enter halftime with a 49-7 lead.
Following a three-and-out by the Eufaula offense to open the second half, Beauregard regained the ball with some momentum.
Looking for an offensive spark of his own, Beauregard Coach Rob Carter plugged in freshman defensive back Kyan Maloy, who sped his way to a 55-yard TD run. The following point-after try was no good.