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My View from the Press Box – MCJH vs. Overton County Junior High


The Tigers fall to the Wildcats 44-30 last Thursday night in Livingston ending a 14 game win streak. 

The Wildcats scored on the last play of the 1st qtr on a 2 yd TD run by Jared Bell.  Hayes added the 2pt play, Wildcats led 8-0.  Seth Carlisle answered on the next play with a 69 yard TD run.  Carlisle hit Brawner for the 2pt conversion, tied at 8.  2 plays later Carter Hayes ran for a 48 yd TD run, 2pt play failed 14-8 Wildcats.  The Tigers answer back with a 19 yd TD pass from Carlisle to Carson Brawner.  The 2pt play failed, 14-14.  Carlisle was picked off just before the half and Hayes scored on a 1 yard TD run then ran it in for the 2pt play, giving Livingston the halftime lead 22-14.  Carlisle ran back the opening kick-off of the 2nd half 88 yards for the TD, Dillehay added the 2pt play to Tie the game 22-22.  Midway through the 3rd qtr. Hayes gave the Wildcats the lead with a 3yd TD run and a 2pt conversion, 30-22.  Tigers answer back with a 51 yard TD run and a 2pt play by Carlisle.  Tied again 30-30.  The Tigers gave up a couple of 4th qtr TD’s to Bell and Hayes in a 44-30 losing effort. 

Passing:  Carlisle 1/4/TD/2 int.  Receiving:  Brawner  1/19yds/TD.  Rushing:  Carlisle 8/184/2TD, Dillehay 7/17yds, Swindle 1/4yds.  Trent Boles led the Defense with 9 tackles.  Doyle 7 tackles; Dillehay and Carman 6 Tackles; Carlisle 5 Tackles; Brawner 4; Whittemore and Wilmore 3 each; Swindle, Carnahan and Russell 2 each; Dyer, Lamb and McGlothlin 1 each.

The Tigers 5-1, will return home this week to take on the Westmoreland Eagles at 6:30 Tuesday night.  Come out and support the Tigers and “I’ll see you at the game.”