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Wakefield’s Ivey and company soar past Corinth Holders

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RALEIGH — Wakefield’s football team torched Corinth Holders through the air with five passing touchdowns on their way to their first conference win of the season with a 34-20 victory at home Friday.

The Wolverines built up a 20-7 advantage at halftime. Wakefield gave up two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter while adding two more of their own in the third quarter.

Wakefield quarterback Trexler Ivey had his way with the Pirates, completing 22 out of 29 passes for 352 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions, posting an almost perfect quarterback rating. The senior also led his team in rushing with 30 yards on the ground.

Leading the air attack for the Wolverines was receiver Juwan Bunch with eight receptions for 158 yards and two touchdowns. Will Lohr also had a stellar game with three catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns. Jakobi Randolph caught the fifth touchdown pass on a short 6-yard play.

On defense, both Charlie Murray and Matt Smith recovered a fumble each. Wakefield held Corinth Holders to 282 total yards, giving up most of those yards on the running game.

With the win, Wakefield improved to 5-4 overall and 1-2 in NAC 6 conference play. The Wolverines are 4-1 at home so far this season.

Wakefield will play Wake Forest in their final home game of the regular season tonight at 7 p.m.