Friday, October 05, 2012Author: Jonathan Herrmann
(Last modified: 2012-10-05 08:00:40)
The Loudon Quarterback Club and Lenoir City Youth Football Organization met Saturday, splitting at two games each.
Lenoir City's Crickets got things going with a 14-0 win over Loudon. After a scoreless first half, Christopher McCord struck first with a 37-yard touchdown run.
In the fourth quarter, Dalton Varner scored from 13 yards out, adding a two-point conversion as well. Egan Raines led Lenoir City with five tackles, while McCord had four.
Holden Rooker finished with 88 yards for Loudon, but the team failed to cross the goal line. Adam Hawkins had nine tackles.
Loudon responded quickly to the loss as the Hoppers downed Lenoir City 26-0.
Donovan Blankenship scored every touchdown in the game, rushing for a total of 169 yards and four scores. Trey Willis converted one two-point conversion on a pass from Keaton Harig.
Devan Nichols led the Loudon defense with four tackles and a sack. Lenoir City's Tucker Yancey had five tackles in the game and Dusty Clevenger rushed for 73 yards.
The Cutters of Lenoir City were able to stay undefeated on the season, holding of Loudon's Mustangs 14-8.
Scoreless at the half, the Cutters took the first possession of the second half in for a touchdown on a 44-yard rush from Preston Adams, who also picked up the two-point conversion.
Loudon answered quickly as Gage Henson rushed for a 28-yard score for the Mustangs, capped with a conversion by Mason Small to knot things up at 8-8.
Late in the fourth quarter, the Cutters began to drive. Gabe Williams connected with Jonah Rittenhouse for 27 yards through the air, and with just 30 seconds left, Williams rushed 31 yards for the winning touchdown.
Adams led the Cutters with 101 yards rushing, and Williams added 101 total yards in the game. The Lenoir City defense was led by Devin Noah with seven tackles. Williams and Gus Fine each added five.
Drew Jackson finished with 40 yards rushing and six tackles for Loudon. Daniel Johnson, Small and Trent Nichols each had a sack.
In the final game, Loudon's Indians dropped Lenoir City's Juniors 28-0. The Indians jumped up quickly, grabbing three first-quarter touchdowns from Donavan Sexton, Brody Houston and Nate Rohen. Jeremy Wiggins added a score in the second quarter, and Layne Parks was responsible for a pair of two-point conversions, one coming on a pass from Cameron Baker.
Wiggins and Houston also had three tackles and a sack in the game. Brody Spoon recorded a sack for Lenoir City.
LCYFO hosts McMinn Central Saturday for homecoming. Games begin at 10 a.m. with homecoming festivities following.
Loudon will also host homecoming against the Sweetwater Wildcats. A homecoming parade is scheduled for 10 a.m. and games will kickoff at 2 p.m.
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