The Cardinals of Milwaukee South High School played their third league game of the season this week against Pulaski. Thanks to another dominant game on the ground, South High School was able to chalk up their third win in Milwaukee City-Blackbourn play by a score of 21-18.
In the first quarter, things started with a touchdown for the Pulaski Rams. Corey Williams ran from five yards out to put Pulaski on the board, though the unsuccessful two-point attempt left the score at 6-0. Four minutes later, Karon Peters put South on the board with a three-yard touchdown run of his own. The extra point by Shady Mohammad gave the Cardinals the 7-6 advantage after the first quarter of play.
Midway through the second quarter, Williams found the end zone for a second time. His three-yard rush put the Rams back in front 12-7. On the ensuing kickoff, Karon Peters answered back with his second touchdown of the game. He went 80 yards after some great blocking by his return team to the end zone. Mohammad’s extra point would put South High School ahead 14-12 as the teams went to halftime.
After a scoreless third quarter, South was able to extend their lead in the opening seconds of the fourth quarter. Quarterback Danarli Williams used his legs to find the end zone from three yards out to push the Cardinals lead to nine points. With just under five minutes to play, Corey Williams got his third touchdown of the games for the Rams. Another failed two-point attempt left the score at 21-18 Cardinals, and the game would end with this same score.
Karon Peters was the star of the show for the Cardinals, as he had four carries for 102 yards and a touchdown, in addition to the kickoff return touchdown. Lavelle Payne also had a strong effort logging 12 carries for 62 yards. On the other side of things, Collion Dancer led the Rams in rushing with 82 yards on 10 carries, and he also hauled in the two completed passes for 37 yards. Corey Williams took the most carries with 12, racking up 36 yards and the three touchdowns.
With the win, Milwaukee South improves to 3-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play. This places them in a tie for first place with Milwaukee Reagan. The Cardinals will take on Obama SCTE on Friday night in another league game. For Milwaukee Pulaski, they are now 0-3 on the season. They will aim for their first win of the season when they take on Vincent.