Oak Ridge 23
Hardin Valley 7
The Oak Ridge Wildcats opened the 2018 season with a huge non-region road win at Hardin Valley Academy, winning 23-7.
The Wildcats opened scoring in the first quarter with a field goal, which was set up by a 77-yard run by Tyrell Romano. A Herbert Booker touchdown pass pushed the Oak Ridge lead to 9-0.
A Jordan Graham touchdown run in the second half sealed the win for the Wildcats who will host Dobyns-Bennett on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The second incarnation of the Matt Lowe era at Powell started with a bang as the Panthers rolled visiting Halls 35-0 in the “Battle of Emory Road.”
Eli Owens scored on a short run on the opening possession of the game. James added the PAT to give the Panthers a 7-0 lead. Later in the quarter, Walker Trusley threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Riley Bryant. The extra point from Hyman made it 14-0.
In the second quarter, Deuce Shreve threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Bailor Walker to make it 20-0 in favor of the home team. The PAT failed.
The Panthers’ Colton Webb blocked a punt — the first of two blocked punts on the evening for Powell — to set up a scoring drive that ended with one-yard touchdown run by Owens, who also ran in the two-point conversion to make it 28-0 in favor of the Panthers at the half.
Powell tacked on a touchdown in the fourth quarter when Shreve found Carson Cole on an eight-yard pass. Hyman added the extra point to make the final 35-0.
The Panthers move to 1-0 and will host Cumberland County on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
Oliver Springs 18
Bledsoe County 13
The Oliver Springs Bobcats opened the 2018 season with an 18-13 win at Bledsoe County on Friday night.
Stats were not available at press time.
The Bobcats (1-0) will visit Roane County on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
Campbell Co. 49
The Campbell County Cougars outdueled the Cherokee Chiefs on Friday night, winning 49-28.
The game went back and forth early as Campbell County quarterback Landon Addington threw a touchdown pass to Devlin Dukes to tie the score at 21-21 at the half.
Drew Jordan broke the tie in the third quarter with a touchdown run. From there, the Addington to Christian Shouse show took over.
Shouse ended the game with 10 catches for 247 yards and four touchdowns.
Addington went 23-28 for 342 yards and five touchdowns.
The Cougars (1-0) host David Crockett on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.