BLUFF CITY — Hampton scored on its first possession, a 12-play, 66-yard drive and never looked back in a 42-20 non-conference win at Sullivan East.
Chris Ellis accounted for three touchdowns, a four-yard run to cap off the first drive, a 28-yard pass from quarterback Lane Smith, and a five-yard run. He ended with 73 yards on 10 carries and two catches for 40 yards.
B.J. Taylor led the rushing attack with 14 carries for 101 yards. Smith ended 6-of-9 passing for 93 yards and two touchdowns, all in the first half. Smith also had a five-yard touchdown run.
Freshman Jerry Lunsford accounted for the last Hampton touchdown on a six-yard run. Quarterback Cal Truett led the Patriots offense with 64 rushing yards, including a three-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Dobyns-Bennett 73, David Crockett 0
KINGSPORT — Malik Foreman ran the opening kickoff back 75 yards for a touchdown and Dobyns-Bennett celebrated homecoming with a decisive win over David Crockett at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
Devaun Swafford scored on two 30-yard runs and a 49-yard punt return in the first quarter for the Indians with Foreman racing untouched for another 49-yard TD.
Zach Casey added a 20-yard scamper to paydirt and D-B had a 42-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.
In one of the most dominant performances in recent memory, Dobyns-Bennett (7-0, 4-0) ran just 14 plays in the first half, possessed the ball for just 1 minute and 43 seconds and led 59-0 at the halftime break.
The Indians had 307 yards rushing and held the Pioneers (2-5, 0-4) to 58 yards total offense.
Sullivan South 33, Volunteer 6
CHURCH HILL — Charlie Moore threw three touchdown passes to lead the Rebels over the Falcons.
Taylor Moore added two field goals, including a 31-yarder to open the scoring. Charlie Moore then connected with Christian Comsa for the first of two times they hooked up on touchdown passes. He hit Austin Ecker with a 34-yard pass in the third quarter and Jake Weaver added the last score as South racked up 344 yards of total offense.
Johnson County 26, Wise Central (Va.) 0
MOUNTAIN CITY — The Longhorns defense held the Warriors to just four first downs and 91 yards of total offense in the victory.
Timmy Bellamy accounted for two TDs, a five-yard run for the game’s opening score and a 65-yard reception from quarterback Warren Kerley.
Kerley ended with 159 passing yards, while Luke Poteet scored on a three-yard touchdown run and Patrick Stout added an eight-yard touchdown run.
Cloudland 47, King’s Academy 16
SEYMOUR — Jeffrey Rhinehart ended with 17 rushes for 221 yards and threw a 25-yard score to Austin Whitehead to lead the Highlanders over the Mountain Lions in a game played Thursday night.
Taylor Whitehead added 14 carries for 135 yards with three touchdowns. He also intercepted a pass on the defensive end. Colby Birchfield ran six times for 77 yards and a touchdown, while Mason Carnett ended with 10 tackles.
Greeneville 60, Cumberland Gap 7
GREENEVILLE — Zack Finchum completed 10 of 14 passes for 159 and had another 89 yards rushing on nine carries to lead the Greene Devils over the Panthers.
Greeneville led 44-0 at the half and 58-0 by the end of three quarters with a balanced attack which featured 192 rushing yards and 182 passing yards.
Tennessee High 42, Sullivan Central 9
BLOUNTVILLE —The Vikings held the Cougars to minus-14 yards rushing in the Big Eight victory.
Trayvond Delaney led the way for the Tennessee High offense with three rushing touchdowns and 75 yards on the ground, all in the first half. Vikings quarterback Peyton Henley went 8 for 11 for 110 yards and two touchdowns, also all in the first half.
Mitchell Smith provided the biggest Central highlight with a tackle for a safety.