Auburn scored on its first seven possessions and rolled up 515 total yards to blow past Riverton 61-7 Friday at Michael J. Potts Memorial Field.
One year after missing the postseason, the Trojans became playoff eligible with their fifth win. Auburn (5-2) can clinch a playoff berth by winning one of its final two games. The Trojans will finish the regular season with road games at Petersburg Porta and Maroa-Forsyth.
Auburn had three 100 yard rushers in the same game for the second time this year, led by sophomore Zeek Hancock with 147 yards on 17 carries. Cole Donaldson ran for 139 yards on nine attempts and scored three touchdowns, and Colin DuBois rushed for 104 yards on eight carries and scored twice.
The defense had with six takeaways with three fumble recoveries and three interceptions, one of them returned for a touchdown by Parker Thomason. Shane Trimingham and Hank Rhodes had six solo tackles and two assists, and Tyrus Thomason, Mikel Ent, Clay Hickey, Jacob Sheppard and Clinton Lovens had three solos apiece.
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