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MCJHS Opens Season with Win

By Tim Case

The Macon County Jr. High Tigers won big in their home/
season opener against Cannon County Middle School.

 The Tigers scored
three times in the opening quarter and added two more TD’s in the 2
to make the halftime score 34-0.  Coming
out of halftime the Tigers picked up where they left off by putting 14 more
points on the board by the end of the 3
rd quarter.  There was no scoring in the 4th
qtr.  The final score was 48-0.  Leading the way offensively for the Tigers rushing:
Chris Mickle 8 carries 64 yards 2TD, Gene Carman 3 carries 54 yards 1TD, Daniel
Holland 3 carries 1 yard 1TD, Logan Grace 2 carries 69 yards 2TD, Tanner
Lowhorn 2 carries 27 yards,
Jason Sewell 2 carries 5
yards, Bailey Law 1 carry 23, and Peyton Delp 1 carry 4 yards.  Passing: Grace 1 for 1 15 yards, Holland 1
for 1 19 yards.  Receiving:  Bailey Law 1 catch 19 yards, Troy Pemberton 1
catch 15 yards.  The Tigers had 12 first
downs and 281 yards of total offense, 0 turnovers and only 1 penalty for 5

The Tiger defense looked just as impressive as the offense
allowing only 36 yards and 4 first downs to the Lions.  Mickle had 5 tackles and 2 sacks. Sewell 5
tackles, Dalton York 2 tackles, Law also had an interception returned for a

The MCJH Tigers will be in action again this week at home
taking on Smith County Junior High owls. 
This should be a good test for the Tigers so come on out to Pat Parker
Field Tuesday at 6:30 to cheer them to victory. 
See you at the game.