By Tim Case
The MCHS Tigers were handed their first loss on the
season Friday night by the Trousdale County Yellow Jackets in front of a packed
After a scoreless 1st quarter the Tigers get on
the scoreboard first as Dallas Grace scores on a QB sneak on the first play of
the second quarter. Carson Cook’s PAT
was good Tigers led 7-0.The ensuing Kickoff was returned 91 yards by Kenyon
Harper and the PAT was good and the score then stood at 7-7. After a three and out by the Tigers, TC
scores again on a run by Turner from 15 yards. PAT good, TC leads 14-7. On the very next Tiger possession Turczyn blocked
Grace’s punt and picks it up and scores. PAT good, Yellow Jackets Lead 21-7.
The Tigers answer right back as Grace connects with Manning on a perfectly
executed middle screen that goes for 75 yards and a TD. Cook adds the PAT, Tigers trail 21-14. On third
and long Murphree connects with Harper for an eleven yard TD with only 23
seconds left in the half to make the halftime score 28-14 Yellow Jackets.
again on their opening possession of the 3rd quarter to make the
score 35-14. The Tigers score on their
next possession as Grace connects with Manning with an 18 yard TD pass; Cook adds
the PAT and Tigers trail 35-21. TC
scores late in the 3rd on a 57 yard pass from Murphree to Turczyn; TC
then led 42-21.
Sanders hit a 17
yard FG early in the 4th to extend the TC lead to 45-21. Macon’s William
Bandy scored on an 8 yard run with 5:45 to go in the game. The 2pt conversion
failed and the Tigers trailed 45-27.
Jordan Harper scores on a 34 yard TD run with 2:20 left in the game to
make the final score 52-27.
The Tigers fall to
1-1 on the season. Coach Pemberton said
after the game “we will go back to work this week and get this ship righted. We have another
tough opponent next week against Goodpasture”.
The game is scheduled for a 7:00 PM kickoff. “I’ll see you at the game.”