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Into the Lions Den: Benjamin Davis vs Spring

Benjamin Davis vs Spring
Photo Credit: Paul David Tanner

The Falcons of Benjamin Davis High School fly into the Lions’ den to take on Spring at Planet Ford Stadium on Thursday night.

Benjamin Davis vs Spring

Benjamin Davis

The Benjamin Davis Falcons are 2-4 on the season. They are averaging a mere 20 points per game on offense, but have outscored their last two opponents 82-21.

The Falcons haven’t had much luck against Spring, going 0-7 against the Lions. They lost last year’s meeting 50-6. Ben Davis has had only two winning seasons since 2014.


The Lions are 5-1, their lone loss coming at the hands of Westfield. They have scored 47 points per game on offense and they have allowed just 12 points per game on defense.

QB Bishop Davenport is the motor that drives the Spring Machine. His offensive stats are impressive:

  • 1677 passing yards
  • 410 rushing yards
  • 19 passing TDs
  • 5 rushing TDs
  • 4 INTs
  • 68% comp. pct
  • Averages 335 yards passing per game

He is a Utah State commit, according to 247sports.

Bishop’s favorite target is WR Travis Sims. He has caught 32 passes for 612 yards and 5 touchdowns. He is averaging 19 yards per catch.

WR Travis Sims

                                                   Photo Credit: Paul David Tanner

On defense, the Lions are led by Darryl Doherty. He has racked up 42 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, and 1 sack. As a unit, the defense has made 364 tackles, 15 sacks, 53 tackles for loss, recovered 8 fumbles and blocked two field goals.

That defense has pitched two shutouts this season, outscoring those two hapless opponents 97-0.





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