Bearden scatback Devrin Young took the ball outside instead of inside and raced 10 yards to paydirt as the Bulldogs upset Dobyns-Bennett 41-35 in overtime Friday night in the second round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
The touchdown was one of five that Young scored on the night.
“The play wasn’t designed that way,’’ said a jubilant Young after his winning scamper. “But all the guys held their blocks and I was able to get to the outside and score.’’
The victory sends Bearden (9-3) to top-ranked Maryville next Friday in the state quarterfinals. The Rebels thumped Farragut 41-10 to advance.
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