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Big plays doom Fulton in big loss to Kirksville

Big plays doom Fulton in big loss to Kirksville

October 3rd, 2011 in News
Fulton Hornets sophomore running back Kegan Lee runs the ball during the Hornets' 56-13 homecoming loss to the Kirksville Tigers on Friday at Robert E. Fisher Stadium.

Fulton Hornets sophomore running back Kegan Lee runs...

Photo by Ashley Kling/FULTON SUN photo

The Kirksville Tigers left Fulton Hornets head football coach Pat Kelley befuddled.

Fresh off another 40-plus point loss, Kelley could only say that he didn't know what to say and that the defeat frustrated him. Four touchdowns in less than a quarter will do that, though.

The Hornets' kickoff coverage was busted wide open on the game's first boot and resulted in a 95-yard return for a touchdown by Kirksville sophomore running back Harrison Dollins.

It was a sign of things to come as the Tigers silenced the Fulton homecoming crowd with big play after big play in Kirksville's 56-13 North Central Missouri Conference thumping of the Hornets on Friday night at Robert E. Fisher Stadium.

"I'm at a loss for words," Kelley said after the game. "I'm frustrated all around and we just need to be better prepared for football games."