The Greenback Youth Football Organization took to the road Saturday, losing three at Madisonville. In the earliest contest of the day, the Super Crickets of Greenback won 28-0.
Brady Allison, Michael Payne and Kooper Williams each scored, with Williams finding the end zone twice in the contest. Payne and Allison each added a two-point conversion.
Garrison Stephen and Conner Russel each had four tackles.
Greenback's Crickets were up next, but fell 18-0.
Hayden Lathem rushed for 63 yards and Hayden McDonald for 61. Gage LaDue added four tackles and Chris Davis recovered a fumble.
The Hoppers also lost, falling 18-0. Jeb Boring led the Hopper defense with 12 tackles, Samuel Ray Lawson had nine and Elijah Morris seven.
Zach Willis led the offense with 32 yards rushing.
Greenbacks Cutters recorded a win for the Cherokees, besting Madisonville 26-0.
Bryce Hanley found Blake Morton early for a 64-yard touchdown pass. The two players connected again for the conversion after the touchdown.
Three plays after a Madisonville fumble, Tyler Cullen took a pitch from Hanley and passed the ball down field to Morton for this second touchdown.
Hanley and Morton continued to work well together, connecting for another touchdown in the third quarter, this time for 43 yards. The game's final touchdown came when Hanley connected with Holden Willis.
Tyler Cullen, Seth Riddle and Duke Stinnet each recorded five tackles in the game. The Juniors wrapped up the day, falling 38-36 in an offensive showdown.
Greenback's Tim Russel recovered a fumble on the first play of the game, but the Juniors could not capitalize with a score.
In the second quarter, Greenback finally broke up a scoreless tie when Johnathen Clayton scored the game's first touchdown.
Madisonville responded to take an 8-6 lead, but it would not last as Hunter Willis scored on a quarterback sneak to swing the game back in the Cherokees' favor.
The Tornadoes scored again before the half, regaining a two-point advantage 14-12.
In the third quarter, it was Madisonville scoring first to go up 20-12. Russel recovered another fumble for Greenback, setting up a touchdown by Willis, who also converted for two.
After Madisonville scored on the next series, Willis connected with Josh Edwards for 52 yards through the air, setting up a Willis sneak for a Greenback score. Willis added the two-point try again and the Cherokees led 28-26.
The two teams swapped touchdowns again, Willis finding Edwards for the score, and Greenback led 36-32.
With .21 second left in the game, Madisonville took the lead one final time.
Willis passed for 235 yards. Edwards and Jones combined for 226 yards receiving. Clayton rushed for 62.