Hiram shuts down Robinson, Williams, 42-0
by Andrew B. Adler
Nov 03, 2012 | 762 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
HIRAM — A glimpse into next year officially got under way on Senior Night in Hiram for the Woodland Wildcats with the debut of Mason Robinson at starting quarterback.

Robinson started in place of R.J. Williams, who spent the last two weeks resting an injured ankle.

That glimpse lasted until the closing minutes of the second quarter when Robinson took over at quarterback.

“He [R.J.] was ready to go then,” coach Vince DiLorenzo said. “Mason was doing the best he could, but we weren’t scoring any points.”

As it turned out, neither Robinson, the junior, nor Williams, the senior, could keep Woodland from being shutout, 42-0, by the Hornets.

The closest the Wildcats got to the end zone was early in the fourth quarter, when they had fourth-and-3 at Hiram’s 9-yard line. Woodland turned the ball over on downs as an attempted pass fell incomplete.

Robinson, while at quarterback, completed three passes for 17 yards and rushed for 30 yards on five carries. His longest run of 21 yards came on the Wildcats’ second offensive play. Williams passed for 61 yards on four completions, had one pass intercepted, and rushed for 28 yards. He completed one of eight passes to Robinson for 11 yards.

Their counterpart, Hiram quarterback Roderick Harrison, completed nine passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns.

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