High school roundup: Happy Valley flattens Cosby, 40-7

Johnson City Press • Sep 21, 2019 at 12:51 AM

COSBY—Matthew Bahn and Jordan Campbell combined for 262 rushing yards and Andrew Little caught three touchdown passes as Happy Valley routed Cosby 40-7 in Region 1-2A football action on Friday night.

Bahn had 14 carries for 151 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown dash. Campbell had 15 rushes for 111 yards and a touchdown.

Little caught passes of 22 and nine yards from starting quarterback Eli Ayers for the Warriors’ first two touchdowns. He later caught a 14-yard touchdown from Blake Garmon for the game’s final score and finished with eight catches for 105 yards. Cameron Slone also scored on a 1-yard run.

Ayers finished 8-of-12 passing for 95 yards. Overall, Happy Valley racked up 367 yards of offense, while just allowing 102 for the Eagles.

Sullivan South 47, Sullivan South 23

KINGSPORT—Julian Reed ran for touchdowns covering 1, 4, 36 and 62 yards, finishing the night with 264 yards on 28 carries before sitting out the game's final 11 1/2 minutes.

The Rebels finished with 435 yards on the ground, with Eli Jones adding a 13-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. In addition, Tryzden Cook made a nice grab of a 4-yard TD pass from South quarterback Ethan Bergeron, giving the Rebels a 9-0 edge in the first quarter.

Quarterback Will Nottingham provided most of Central's offense, passing for 195 yards and one score while running for 44 yards and two short touchdowns. His touchdown pass went to Connor Wilson, who caught seven balls for 86 yards.

Dobyns-Bennett 42, Hardin Valley 0

KINGSPORT — Zane Whitson passed for 233 yards and five touchdowns leading the Indians romp over the Hawks.

Dalton Harkleroad caught three passes for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Nacir Sensabaugh had three catches for 94 yards and two touchdowns. Each of them scored on a 69-yard touchdown play.

Phillip Armitage led the rushing attack with nine carries for 60 yards and a touchdown. The Dobyns-Bennett defense held Hardin Valley to minus-5 rushing yards and 33 yards of total offense.

Unicoi County 65, Claiborne 14

ERWIN — The Blue Devils scored 37 points in the second quarter to torch the Bulldogs on Unicoi’s homecoming night.

Kody Lewis rushed for 105 yards and three touchdowns. Brock Thompson completed 5 of 6 passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns, one a 45-yarder to Evan Huff and a 22-yarder to LJ Mitchell.

Jordan Bridges had an offensive score on a 38-yard touchdown run and also a tackle in the end zone on the defensive end for a safety. Caleb Pelaez had a 72-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Lane Garland and Richie Laughren had touchdown runs of five and six yards, respectively.

Johnson County 22, West Greene 21

MOSHEIM — Nate Rice ran in the final touchdown and Stacy Greer scored a game-winning two-point conversion in an emotional victory for the Longhorns.

Playing their first game since the death of assistant coach Randy Smith in an automobile accident, the Johnson County had to overcome quarterback Jared Kimble suffering a separated shoulder in the game.

Kimble scored a touchdown and Cory Neely had the other touchdown for the Longhorns.

Cloudland 30, Hancock County 6

SNEEDVILLE—Hunter Blair had a hand in three touchdowns, leading the Highlanders to their first win of the season.

Blair opened the scoring with an 11-yard run and closed it by hitting paydirt from 13 yards out with 3:30 to play. He also fired a 17-yard scoring pass to Triston Lacy just before halftime, making it a 22-0 game.

Lacy also had a 17-yard TD scamper.

Union County 27, Sullivan East 20

MAYNARDVILLE—Completing 13 of 20 passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns, Dylan White also ran for a score in a losing cause.

Hunter Brown and Lake Mullins each made a scoring reception for the visiting Patriots, who played Union County to a 20-20 tie over the first three quarters.

East produced 318 yards of offense, compared to Union’s 284 (all on ground).

Cherokee 49, Volunteer 6

ROGERSVILLE —Behind four total touchdowns (3 rushing, 1 passing) and nearly 300 yards of offense from quarterback Collin Trent, the Chiefs beat the Falcons for the 12th consecutive year in the 40th meeting between the schools.

Totaling 288 yards, Trent finished 8 for 16 for 147 yards passing and totaled 141 yards on 16 rushes. Trent Price contributed 129 rushing yards, scoring three times along the way.

South Greene 22, Sullivan North 0

KINGSPORT — Levi Myers scored on a pair of one-yard quarterback sneaks and Mark Crum added the other touchdown on an eight-yard run to lift the Rebels over the Golden Raiders.

Trinity Academy 53, Cherokee, N.C. 0

Titus Brooks passed for 346 yards and five touchdowns for the Knights. Eli Allgood led the Trinity defense with 18 tackles.

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