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Football Results from Games Played on September 29

Pictured left to right:
Ryan Bumpus, Jacy Gatlin, Parris Eddison, Reese Saylors, Queen, Giannah Tucker, Ayla Flintz, Kayley McLemore and
Tori Rymer. Photo from Marion County High School

EJ Wilson had a 111-yard rushing performance on just two carries and two touchdowns during Marion County’s 28-6 win over Tyner in Jasper on Friday night.

The third-ranked Warriors, at 7-0 on the season, will travel to Forrest on October 6 before an off week. This week’s Warriors game will be broadcast on The River 104.9.

Division II-A’s top-ranked Middle Tennessee Christian School traveled to South Pittsburg to battle the Pirates, the state’s Class 1A number one team.

All-state quarterback Kamden Wellington got South Pittsburg’s offense going in the second half after the game was tied at zero at halftime. Wellington went 8-of-12 passing for 90 yards and a TD pass, and he had another 61 rushing yards with a score.

The 7-0 Pirates are off until October 13, when they travel for a regional game against Chattanooga Prep.

Photo by Whitwell Quarterback Club

Bledsoe County pulled off an upset of the night in the valley as they gave the Whitwell Tigers their first loss of the season. The Warriors’ defense held the Tigers to 114 yards of offense.

Ryan Scott caught a touchdown pass from Bennett McDougal for Whitwell’s only score.

The Tigers, ranked fifth in Class 1A, fell to 6-1 on the season as Bledsoe County improved to 5-2.

Whitwell travels to Oliver Springs for game eight on October 6. The Warriors host Polk County in Pikeville. Hear the Tigers broadcast on the Nickajack Radio Network on the live stream at www.theriver104.9.com.

The Sequatchie County Indians suffered an upset loss to Fayetteville in Lincoln County on Friday night, 28-14. Sequatchie County fell to 4-3, and the Tigers improved to 2-5.

The Indians travel to Unionville to face off against the winless Community Vikings in region play on October 6. Hear Sequatchie County football games on Country Roads 93.3.

Other scores:

Grundy County (4-2) 37 Community (0-6) 18

St. Paul II 40 North Jackson, AL (0-5) 26