NET roundup: Quick-strike Crockett dumps Cherokee; Volunteer thumps Grainger – Kingsport Times News

Daniel Boone’s Rylan Trout is knocked out of bounds by CAK’s Adam Howard after Trout catches a first-down pass in Friday’s game at Nathan Hale Stadium.

Daniel Boone’s Rylan Trout is knocked out of bounds by CAK’s Adam Howard after Trout catches a first-down pass in Friday’s game at Nathan Hale Stadium.
ROGERSVILLE — David Crockett scored two touchdowns in a span of 37 seconds in a 45-0 rout of Cherokee on Friday night at Big Red Valley.
Quarterback Jake Fox threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two in the Crockett victory. Fox hit Brayden Reid for a 30-yard touchdown and the game’s first score. A 21-yard field goal by Chase Schroeck made it a two-possession lead.
It soon fell apart for Cherokee thanks to Crockett’s quick scores.
Brenden Reid had a 54-yard interception return for a touchdown. After Crockett recovered the ensuing kickoff, Fox ran for a touchdown two plays later and a 24-0 lead.
John Rucker opened the second half with a 98-yard kickoff return for another TD and a 31-0 lead. After a Cherokee snap sailed over the punter’s head, Crockett made the Chiefs pay again.
Fox hit Isaiah Lang for a 28-yard touchdown.
Fox had an 18-yard run for the game’s final touchdown. He was 6-of-9 passing for 100 yards and had 47 rushing yards.
Will Price paced Cherokee with 37 rushing yards.
CHURCH HILL — Garrison Barrett passed for more than 300 yards and four touchdowns, and the Falcons flew past the Grizzlies for their second straight blowout win.
Heath Miller was Volunteer’s leading receiver after closing out the game with more than 150 yards and two touchdowns. Cason Christian had two touchdown receptions, including a 42-yarder to end the first half.
Jared Counts accounted for better than 100 rushing yards and two touchdowns, and Dawson Dykes had a fumble recovery and return for the other touchdown.
The Falcons hammered Johnson County 63-0 last week, giving them 110 points over the past two games.
GRAY — Boone got on the scoreboard first with a safety, which appeared to actually be a touchdown on a fumble recovered in the end zone by Will Hamlin.
McRae Guinn scored a 4-yard rushing touchdown to give the Warriors the lead. Thomas Simpson threw an 11-yard scoring pass, with Jack Britton kicking field goals of 26 and 32 yards.
Dario Love scored the last touchdown on a 6-yard run.
JOHNSON CITY — The Hilltoppers had two interception returns for touchdowns, a 90-yarder by Jeremiah Hise in the first half and another by Cade Fleeman in the second to rock the Hurricanes.
Jaxon Diamond completed 17 of 26 passes for 270 yards and two touchdowns. Cole Torbett had six catches for 123 yards and Jack Torbett added four catches for 69 yards and a score.
Baylor Brock had a 6-yard touchdown run.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — LeVon Montgomery had 30 carries for 262 rushing yards and a touchdown, while quarterback Steven Johnson had rushing scores of 9 and 3 yards to lead the Vikings to the hard-fought win over the Trojans.
Noah Tripucka hit Aquilio Romero for a 23-yard passing TD to give West the early lead. Hunter Delaney finished with two rushing touchdowns.
AFTON — The Blue Devils, the No. 8-ranked team in Class 3A, moved to 7-0 on the season by jumping out to a 20-0 lead and holding on against the Black Knights.
Nehemiah Edwards had two rushing touchdowns. Ty Engle went in one play when starting quarterback Bryson Peterson’s helmet came off and threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Ty Johnson.
MOUNTAIN CITY — Connor Simcox threw for 162 yards, including a 65-yard TD pass to Nate Rice and a 30-yard scoring strike to Grinnan Walker.
Cory Neely had a touchdown run in addition to a nice defensive effort consisting of eight tackles and an interception. Trevor Henson led the Longhorn defense with 16 tackles and a fumble recovery. Evan Dollar had nine tackles, a fumble recovery and a big sack late.
ELIZABETHTON — Tied 12-all after two quarters, the Panthers pulled away from the Warriors in the second half.
Reagan Ensor hit 8-of-15 passes for 129 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Warriors. Andrew Little had six receptions for 102 yards.
Blake Garmon had a 48-yard touchdown catch before taking his turn at quarterback. Pedro Colunga was the leading rusher with 17 carries for 61 yards.
ROAN MOUNTAIN — Seth Birchfield carried a heavy load with 34 rushes for 321 yards and all three touchdowns in the Highlanders’ win over the visiting Buffaloes.
Caleb Sluder added eight carries for 82 yards, while Chase Shell completed 4-of-8 passes for 82 yards. Gage McKinney had two catches for 56 yards and the Cloudland defense came up with two interceptions.
SEYMOUR — Mason Gudger continued to tear up opposing defenses with 11 rushes for 112 yards and four touchdowns.
Starting quarterback Brady Quillen completed 5 of 6 passes for 111 yards and a touchdown, while backup Corbin Cannon went 6-of-11 for 141 yards and two touchdowns.
Jaden Stevenson led the receiving corps with three catches for 89 yards and a touchdown. Adjatay Dabbs had three receptions for 76 yards and a TD, while Jakobi Gillespie had three catches for 47 yards and a TD.
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