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Prep roundup: Golden Raiders stop Knights, stay unbeaten

From staff reports • Sep 8, 2018 at 9:30 AM

AFTON — Dale Potter scored on a 21-yard touchdown run with 3:30 left and the Sullivan North football team held off a late Chuckey-Doak rally to win 27-21 at the Black Hole on Friday night to stay undefeated on the season.

Zack Scott scored North’s first touchdown on a 38-yard pass from Austin Hartsock. Scott then accounted for the second score off a reverse for a 14-yard touchdown.

Chuckey-Doak scored late, and the teams were tied at 14 at the half.

Donivan Taylor put the Golden Raiders (4-0) ahead in the fourth quarter with a seven-yard touchdown run. Potter’s run gave North the cushion it needed after Chuckey-Doak came back for a late score and then tried an onside kick.

Hartsock finished with 95 yards rushing, while Taylor ended with 56 yards. As a team, North ended with 263 rushing yards.

DAVID CROCKETT 55, GIBBS 28

JONESBOROUGH — Cade Larkins threw for 352 yards and five touchdowns in the Pioneers’ nonconference win.

David Crockett (4-0) scored 41 unanswered points after Gibbs jumped out to a 21-14 lead.

Donta Hackler caught two of the touchdown passes and returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown. Larkins, who didn’t complete a pass in the first 10 minutes, finished 18-for-24 with one interception.

Prince Kollie had an 80-yard touchdown reception wiped out by a penalty. Before the Gibbs defense could catch its breath, John Kollie broke free and caught a long pass from Larkins. After juking a defender at the 20-yard line, Kollie scored to finish off an 81-yard touchdown.

Six players scored touchdowns for Crockett, including J.R. Giles, a 225-pound defensive lineman who scooped up a fumble and returned it 31 yards for the game’s first touchdown.

Giles also recovered another fumble in the fourth quarter.

ELIZABETHTON 38, DANIEL BOONE 10

GRAY — Cyclones senior quarterback Carter Everett was 22-of-29 passing for 248 yards and three scores, and the Trailblazers committed two third-quarter turnovers to snuff out any hope of a comeback.

Elizabethton (4-0) gave Shawn Witten his 100th career coaching victory.

"I have a great staff here," Witten said. "One hundred wins for this staff is a great milestone. These kids deserved the win. It was a total team effort, we forced some turnovers and I am super proud of these guys."

Cyclones freshman running back Bryson Rollins carried the ball 22 times for 103 yards, Evan Perkins had 104 receiving yards on seven catches with two TDs and Corey Russell scored twice.

Junior running back Charlie Cole scored on a 24-yard scamper and Jacob Jenkins kicked a 36-yard field goal for Daniel Boone (2-1).

GREENEVILLE 42, SCIENCE HILL 0

GREENEVILLE — The TSSAA Class 4A Greene Devils (4-0) forced the mercy rule by halftime in their third victory over a 6A team this season.

Quarterback Cade Ballard hit 14 of 16 passes for 282 yards and two touchdowns, also running for 84 yards and a TD, for Greeneville, which has outscored its opponents by a margin of 196-3 this season. Dorian Goddard had six receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown and Cameron Hite made three catches for 84 yards, including a 68-yard TD.

Science Hill managed only 170 yards — just 74 of them on the ground on 26 carries.

SEYMOUR 20, CHEROKEE 17

SEYMOUR — Quarterback Grayson Campbell ran for two touchdowns and hit J.D. Kandel for a 29-yard score, lifting the Eagles in a back-and-forth contest.

The Chiefs (0-4) were up 17-13 before Seymour (2-2) moved in front with five minutes to play.

PATRICK HENRY 53, EASTSIDE 46

GLADE SPRING — Garrett Whited had 16 rushes for 259 yards and five touchdowns, including a 61-yard score ,in the fourth quarter and the Spartans came up just short in a shootout with the Rebels.

Whited also had touchdown runs of 68, 32, 29 and 3 yards. He also caught four passes for 49 yards. Jordan Rasnick also scored on a 9-yard run, while Eastside’s other score came on a 7-yard pass from Rasnick to Will Stansberry.

Zachary Brown led Patrick Henry with 285 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Cody Smith added 179 yards on 22 carries.

RIDGEVIEW 54, WISE CENTRAL 0

CLINTWOOD — Ridgeview quarterback Tyler O’Quinn threw three touchdown passes to lead the Wolfpack to the blowout of the Warriors.

Trenton Adkins caught touchdown passes of 26 and 18 yards from O’Quinn, adding a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs.

McKenzie Sproles got Ridgeview on the scoreboard first with a 1-yard TD run. Matthew Sexton added a 4-yard scoring run and Nick Phillips had a 58-yard scamper.

UNION 34, LETCHER CENTRAL 7

BIG STONE GAP — Avery Jenkins had 12 carries for 79 yards and a touchdown and the Bears rolled over the Cougars.

Connor Giza hauled in a 17-yard touchdown pass from Bailey Turner for Union’s first score. Mason Polier and Noah Garrison scored on 26-yard and 32-yard runs, respectively, before Jenkins’ 6-yard run gave Union a 28-0 halftime lead.

Bryce Guerrant’s 11-yard touchdown run closed out the scoring. Justin Falin was the leading receiver with four catches for 57 yards.

CHILHOWIE 51, TWIN SPRINGS 0

NICKELSVILLE — The Warriors piled up 350 rushing yards, including a pair of touchdown runs over 60 yards, in the win over the Titans.

Anthony Blevins had a 65-yard rushing touchdown and caught an 83-yard TD pass from Zack Cale.

Greg Sanchez scored on a 61-yard run, and Will Russell had touchdown runs of 20 and two yards.

Jordan Williams added a final touchdown on a 19-yard rush. Daniel Hutton rounded out the scoring with a 25-yard field goal.

THOMAS WALKER 24, CASTLEWOOD 0

EWING — Zack Kidwell threw two touchdown passes and the Pioneers pitched their first shutout since 2009, according to coach Nick Johnson.

Dawson Lee caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Kidwell to finish off the Pioneers’ win over the Blue Devils.

Leon Grohman kicked a 17-yard field goal right before halftime to give Thomas Walker a 10-0 advantage and then Kenny Ball scored on a 3-yard run in the third quarter.

RYE COVE 28, HANCOCK COUNTY 8

SNEEDVILLE — Mason Hardin scored three touchdowns, Matthew Hardin added a touchdown and a 2point conversion and the War Eagles rolled over the Indians.

The Rye Cove defense also came through with a safety.

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