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August 25 High School Football Recap

South Pittsburg jumped to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter at Class 5-A Franklin County on Friday night, winning 28-14 to move to 2-0 on the season.

The Pirates outgained the Rebels 301-179. Kamden Wellington finished with 193 yards passing for South Pittsburg.

Next up for the Pirates will be a road game at Copper Basin. Hear it live on The River 104.9, kickoff at 6:30 p.m.

 

Lennox Williams returns a punt against Dade County, GA. Photo by Marilyn Graves Quarles

Marion County traveled to Dade County, GA, and walked away with a hard-fought 10-6 win against Wolverines.

The Warriors took a 3-0 lead after a field goal with around 2 minutes to go in the first half. Dade County battled back to score with less than a minute to go in the half, but the extra point failed. The Wolverines led at halftime 6-3.

With about 4 minutes to go in the third quarter, Marrion County scored its lone touchdown on a rushing play to make it 10-6 Warriors.

Marion County (2-0) will host Chattanooga Central at 7 p.m. on Friday. Hear the action on the live stream at The River 104.9 from the Nickajack Radio Network.

 

Sequatchie County took care of business in a big way as they defeated East Ridge 59-24

QB Sam Evitts had a huge night as he went 15-22 through the air for 190 yards and 5 TDs. Jr. Jackson Tate had two touchdowns receiving to go along with Sr. Braylon Long, Sr. Lamonte Kelly, and Fr. Gowan Brown, with one TD receiving each.

Rushing touchdowns came from Fr. Kason Hicks, So. Austin Griffith, and Jr. Tripp Stewart.

Jr. kicker William Machado was 8 for 8 on extra points and had a field goal.

The Indians (2-0) host Watertown on Friday at 7 p.m. Hear the game on Country Roads 93.3.

 

The Whitwell Tigers scored all their points in the first half and held on to knock off the Greenback Cherokees at home on Friday, 15-12.

The Tigers (2-0) will host Jo Byrns on Friday, and you can listen to the game on the live stream at The River 104.9 from the Nickajack Radio Network.

 

Other Scores:

Bledsoe County 14 Cumberland County 13

Grundy County 14 Huntland 13