Highlights, scores and PrepXtra recaps from Week 6 of the high school football season are listed below.
PrepXtra Game of the Week- Lenoir City 31, Pigeon Forge 28 (Final)
Our game of the week was a close battle between undefeated Pigeon Forge and Lenoir City. The Panther defense came up big early. Cameron Sousa picked off the Tigers and took it too the house to put Lenoir City on top. But Pigeon Forge’s Noah Whaley would return the favor in the second quarter. It was a back and forth game, but Lenoir City’s Sergio Cornejo kicked a 35-yard field goal with 2:14 to play to put the Panthers on top for good.
Morristown West 24, Central 7 (Final)
Daymion Blevins was the start for Morristown West against Central. Blevins picked off Central quarterback Trey Mitchell twice, returning one in the second quarter for a 20-yard touchdown. His second touchdown was a 66-yard strike on a screen pass from Aaron Jones.
Webb 14, Grace Christian 0 (Final)
It was all about the ground game for Webb against Grace Christian. Jahlil Jefferson rushed for 194 yards and two touchdowns to help the Spartans grab the win. Webb gained 413 rushing yards and averaged 8.8 yards per carry. On the game’s final possession, Webb went 80 yards on 9 carries and Jefferson capped it with a 9-yard touchdown run.
Kingston 48, Greenback 42 (F/OT)
Kingston quarterback Paul Bolden helped the Yellow Jackets score five touchdowns to beat Greenback in overtime, 48-42. Bolden had scoring runs of 5, 29, and 4 yards. He also threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Maurice Lane.
CAK 48, DCA 13 (Final)
Fulton 46, Gibbs 0 (Final)
Turnover will get you. Especially when you are playing Fulton. Joe Kimber and Kentel Williams returned second-quarter fumbles for touchdowns to jump out to a big lead over Gibbs. The Falcons scored 28 points on four offensive plays in the second quarter. The win was the Falcons ninth straight in the series.
Maryville 41, Bearden 0 (Final)
Junior running back Jordan Ervin was back on the field for Maryville after suffering a concussion against Fulton in Week 2. Ervin scored on runs of 5 and 61 yards as the Rebels rolled over Bearden.
Rockwood 23, Harriman 14 (Final)
An onside kick by Harriman actually helped Rockwood seal the victory over its rival. Harriman was down 16-14 after a 5-yard touchdown from Garrett Greene, but the two-point try failed. They would try an onside kick. Rockwood’s Austin Cooper grabbed the short kick and took it to the house to secure the 23-14 win for the Tigers.
Carter 15, South-Doyle 3 (Final)
The Hornets got started early in this one, recovering a South-Doyle fumble for a touchdown in the first five minutes. After the Carter Dunlap score, Carter took a 6-0 lead (missed PAT). A safety in the second quarter gave the Hornets an 8-0 advantage at halftime.
Coalfield 28, Northview Academy 10 (Final)
Coalfield (6-0) remains unbeaten after a win over Northview Academy. The Yellow Jackets were without quarterback Parker McKinney, who was injured last week. Four different players had rushing touchdowns for Coalfield. The Yellow Jackets finished the night with 223 yards on the ground. Northview Academy drops to 3-2 in its first varsity season.
Anderson County 51, Clinton 47 (Final)
Turnovers were big in Anderson County’s comeback win over Clinton. The Mavericks forced six turnovers with three interceptions coming in the final 11 minutes. Mason Phillips carried the load for Anderson County, rushing for 280 yards and five touchdowns. Three of those came in the fourth quarter.