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Red Devils run down Bulldogs

In a matchup of two teams playing without many starters from a season ago, Loganville came away with a 30-3 win over Rockdale at Red Devil Stadium on Friday.

Juwan Staffold, who was a backup running back for Loganville the last two seasons, rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns against Rockdale (1-1).

Rockdale never seemed to solve the Red Devil defense, tallying 99 yards on the ground and 140 in the air, with many of the passing yards coming late in the game.

The Bulldogs got on the scoreboard on a 49-yard field goal by Devon Dawkins with 9:02 left in the third quarter.

"I have to be honest. I was very worried about our defense," Loganville coach Eric Godfree said. "All week long I felt like we would move the ball on offense, but I wasn't sure how we would do against their team speed and their good athletes. However, our defense played a tremendous game."

Loganville (2-0) scored on its initial possession, driving 76 yards for to a 6-yard TD run by Saffold.

The Bulldogs put together an impressive drive on their next possession, keeping the ball for 10 plays before Brent Johnson punted to the Loganville 2-yard line.

The Red Devils drove the field again, gaining 98 yards in 10 plays with Beck carrying the final 5 yards for the touchdown.

After a Rockdale fumble on its own 45-yard line, Loganville kicked a 27-yard field goal to lead 16-0 at halftime.

After Rockdale's field goal, Loganville answered on the ensuing kickoff on a 72-yard return by Bernard Merriweather for a 22-3 lead.

After stopping Rockdale on the next series, it appeared the Red Devils would score again, but Kiante Allen picked off a Ford pass in the end zone.

The final TD of the game was a 5-yard run by Saffold with 3:23 remaining in the game, capping a 60-yard, 7-play Loganville drive.