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September 1 Area High School Football Recap

The Pirates line up against Copper Basin on Friday night. Photo by Brandon Price

South Pittsburg traveled to Copper Basin and picked up a 67-0 region win on Friday night.

The Pirates had a total of 454 yards, with 336 on the ground and 118 through the air. The Pirate defense held Copper Basin to just 18 total yards (negative 34 on the ground).

Kamden Wellington had 3 touchdown passes and 2 rushing.

South Pittsburg (3-0) will travel to Sequatchie County (3-0) on Friday, and you can hear the game on The River 104.9.

Photo by Brandon Price

 

Marion County runs onto the field to take on Chattanooga Central. Photo by Marilyn Graves Quarles

Marion County powered past the Chattanooga Purple Pounders 35-14 on Friday in a non-region game.

The Warriors jumped to a 21-3 lead after the first quarter and grew that advantage to 28-3 at halftime. Marion County added a safety in the third quarter and finished with TD in the fourth.

The Warriors will host 0-3 Fayetteville on Friday. Hear the live stream of the game on the Nickajack Radio Network at theriver1049.com

Photo by Marilyn Graves Quarles

 

Sequatchie County had a tough battle with Watertown on Friday night. The game was tied at seven after and fourteen at halftime. In the third, the Indians grabbed a 21-14 lead before going on to pull out a 27-21 hard-fought region win.

Sam Evitts had two touchdown passes, one for 82 and the other for 89 yards.

Sequatchie County (3-0) will host the 3-0 South Pittsburg Pirates on Friday, and you can hear the game on Country Roads 93.3.

 

Photo by Whitwell Quarterback Club

The Whitwell Tigers improved to 3-0 on the season by beating Jo Byrns 35-8 at home on Friday night.

The Tigers will be back at home on Friday as they host the 0-3 Yellow Jackets of Lookout Valley in regional action. Hear the live stream of the game on the Nickajack Radio Network at theriver1049.com

Photo by Whitwell Quarterback Club

 

Other scores:

Bledsoe County (2-1) 27-Sale Creek 0

Grundy County (2-0)- 42- Lookout Valley 6

Scottsboro 44-North Jackson 15