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RHS Football Game Recap Week 3
Rockwood Tops Tellico 14-6

August  31, 2018 @ Rockwood

Box Score 1 2 3 4 Final
Rockwood 14 0 0 0 14
Tellico 0 0 6 0 6

1st Quarter THS RHS
RHS #7 Tahj Bazel runs for 5 yards. Touchdown! (Point after kick by #29 Ben Woodall good) 0 7
RHS #32 Blake Burgess punts to the Tigers 15 yard line. #7 Tahj Bazel return for 85 yards. Touchdown! (Point after kick by #29 Ben Woodall good) 0 14
3rd Quarter TEL RHS
THS   #1 Dale Rinehart pass complete to #3 Bryant Cooper for 7 yards. Touchdown! (Point after kick by #1 Dale Rinehart no good) 6 14

Team Stats THS  RHS
Number of Plays 49 45
Total Offense 207 153
Rushing Attempts - Yards 29 - 91 34 - 123
Passing: Completions - Atts 13 - 20 5 - 11
Passing Yards 116 30
Passing: Touchdowns - Ints 1 - 0 0 - 0
Fumbles - Lost 0 - 0 0 - 0
First Downs 13 8
First Downs - Rushing 7 7
First Downs - Passing 6 1
Third Down Conversions/Atts 5/12 (41.7%) 2/13 (15.4%)
Fourth Down Conversions/Atts 0/3 (0%) 1/4 (25%)
Penalties - Yards 8 - 65 10 - 100
Punts - Average 3 - 27.3 2 - 35.5

Passing Stats Cmp Att Yds Cmp% TD Int
#12 Nate Bracket 5 11 30 45.5% 0 0

Rushing Stats Att Yds Avg TD
#7 Tahj Bazel 8 57 7.1 1
#8 Octavious Worthy 10 44 4.4 0
#10 Dylan Williams 7 26 3.7 0
#30 Gavin Evans 4 11 2.8 0

Receiving Stats Rec Yds Avg TD
#7 Tahj Bazel 4 15 3.8 0
#2 Abe Gaskins 1 15 15 0

Kicking Stats FG FGA XP Pts
#29 Ben Woodall 0 0 2 2

Punting Stats Att Yds Avg I20
#12 Nate Bracket 2 71 35.5 1

Punt Return Stats Att Yds Avg TD
#7 Tahj Bazel 1 85 85 1

Game Recap By Ed Greif

The Rockwood Tigers scored two first quarter touchdowns, one on offense and the other on special teams, to defeat the Tellico Plains Bears 14-6 to improve their record to 2-1 last Friday night at Civiitan Field. Taz Bazel scored both touchdowns - the first on a 5-yard run to cap a 12-play, 52-yard drive and on an 83-yard punt return. Ben Woodall booted both PATs.

Octavious Worthy returned the opening kickoff 18-yards to the Rockwood 48-yard line.Three carries by Dylan Williams for 5 yards and a 7-yard pass from Nate Bracket to Bazel gput the pigskin at the Bear 40-yard line. Brackett then scampered 40 yards for the touchdown, but the Tigers were penalized for a block in the back, putting the ball at the Bear 34. Seven plays later, Bazel scored the from the 5-yard line. A 10-yard run by William set up the scoring run.

A nice kickoff return by Blake Burgess gave the Bears the ball at their 47-yard line. A second down pass from Dale Rhinehart to Levi Roberts for 14 yards gave the Bears a first-down, but the Tigers defense led by Anthony Bell, Octavious Worthy, Gavin Evands, Williams and Dade Turner. forced a punt.. Bazel fielded the punt and returned it for a touchdown for the 13-0 lead. Woodall's PAT made it 14-0. The Tiger defense forced a three and out on the ensuing series by the Bears.

Rockwood took over and moved the ball on the ground, before being stopped on downs at the Bear 12-yard line. Octavious Worthy, Bazel and Williams toted the ball 7 times for 50 yards, before an incomplete pass by Brackett ended the threat. A couple of penalties also hurt the drive.

The Bears took over and used a 17-play drive on the running of Burgess, Roberts and Rhinehart, but the Tiger defense led by Bell, Jonahtnan Gann, Dalton Moss, Bracket, Michaiah Story, Williams, Octavious Worthy and Evans slowed the drive. Bracket used a quarterback sneak to end the half.

Rockwood rushed for 88 yards on 16 carries and completed 3-of-6 passes for 22 yards with 6 first downs, while Tellico Plains rushed for 69 yards on 19 carries and completed 4-of-7 passes for 40 yards with 7 first downs.

Tellico Plains took the second half at their 22 after a nice return by Marshall Dukes. Rhinehart passed 7 yards to Cooper fo cap the 7-play drive. The PAT was no good with 7:41 left in the third quarter.

Rockwood took the ensuing kick at their 24 and used a mixture of running and passing to kill the clock..Bazel, Worthy and Williams did the bulk of the running, while Bracket completed two passes for 14 yards to Bazel. The drive stalled on downs at the Bear 26.

Tellico Plains had three possessions in the fourth quarter, rushing for six yards on 5 carries and completed 5-of-10 passes for 44 yards with three first downs, while the Tigers had 4 yards ruhin on 6 carries and 15 yards passin on 1-of-4 passes with zero first downs.

The Tigers rushed for 98 yards on 28 carries with one touchdown. Worthy was the leading rusher with 49 yards on 11 carries, while Bazel had 30 yards on 5 carries, before leaving the game with an injury late in the fourth quarter.Williams added 26 yards on 6 rushers.

Brackett completed 6-of-12 passes for 54 yards, including 5 to Bazel for 39 yards. Abe Gaskins caught one ball for 15 yards

Bracket was the leading tackler with six solos, one assist and two pass breakups, while Bell added four solos with two pass breakups. Gann had four solos and one assist, while Metcalfe had three solos and one assist. Also, contribuing were Worthy, Evans, Williams, Gaskins, Story, Moss, David Collett, Ryan Nelson, Jai Worthy, Bazel, Austin Quick and Hayden Jones. The defense recorded 7 tackles for minus 17 yards.

“This was a huge win against a very good team and although we didn’t play our best, we never gave up and fought hard,” stated Rockwood coach John Webb.

The Tigers travel to 0-3 Kingston this Friday, after the Yellow Jackets were beaten by Austin-East.

Players of the week for the Tellico Game are:
Offense - #12 Nate Brackett and Defense #50 Jonathan Gann

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