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RHS Football Game Recap Week 3
Oliver Springs Defeats Rockwood 10-0

Sept. 6, 2019 @ Rockwood

Box Score 1 2 3 4 Final
Rockwood 0 0 0 0 0
Oliver Springs 0 7 3 0 10

Game Summary By Ed Greif

The Rockwood Tigers saw their record go to 1-2 after being shut out 10-0 to Oliver Springs before outstanding crowd at Tom Pemberton Stadium Friday night. The Bobcats improved to 2-1 in the battle of county rivalries. Statistics show how close the game was.

The Tigers rushed for 117 yards on 35 carries and completed 7-of-8 passes for 38 yards for 155 total yards, while the Bobcats rushed for 134 yards on 37 carries and completed 5-of-6 passes for 19 yards with one interception and one touchdown for 153 total yards.The Tigers lost one fumble and were penalized 12 times for 85 yards. Nate Brackett picked off a Bobcat pass.

Rockwood dominated the scoreless quarter, rushing for 23 yards on 7 carries and completed 2-of-2 passes for 10 yards on two possessions, while the 'Cats picked up 4 yards rushing and 1-yard passing with no first downs thank to outstanding defense by the Tigers, led by Brackett, Dakota Waldo, Gavin Evans, Josiah Gilbert, Octavious Worthy and Michaiah Story. Oliver Springs missed a 38-yard field goal on their second possession of the first quarter.

On the first play of the second quarter, Brackett picked off a Blake Crass pass for a nice return, by a penalty at the Tiger 48-yard line. The Tiger running attack of Waldo, Jayden Hannibal and Abe Gaskins picked up 21 yards, but was stopped on downs at the Bobcat 33-yard line.

The Cats mixed running and passing to move the ball deep into Tiger territory. Gavin Hill did a bulk of the running, picking up 18 yards, while Crass completed 4-of-4 passes for 15 yards. Crass passed five yards to Fancher Ely for the touchdown, with Cassey Thomas' PAT making it 7-0.

The ensuing possession by the Tigers picked up 36 yards rushing, but a Brackett-to-Hannibal pass was snuffed out for a 5-yard loss forcing a punt, leaving RHS down 7-0 at the break.

Waldo returned the second half kick 17 yards to the Tiger 47-yard line. Hannibal opened the drive with a 24-yard run, but the other running plays netted only minus three yards to turn the ball over to the 'Cats. The Bobcats used their running to move the ball into Tiger territory, only to settle for a 25-yard field goal by Ely for a 10-0 lead.

Rockwood's next possession carried over into the fourth quarter, ending with another punt by Brackett. The Tigers rushed for seven yard on two carries in the final quarter, while completing 4-of-5 passes for 33 yards Hyle caught a 29-yard pass for their only first down in the quarter, but fumbled the ball back to the Bobcats.

Oliver Springs used seven running plays to kill the clock for the victory. The Tigers host Kingston this Friday.

Game Video
Rockwood Sports Network
Rockwood Vs. Oliver Springs Game. Include Pre-Game and Post Game Shows.


Rockwood Sports Network
Week 3 Post Game - Rockwood Vs. Oliver Springs.
Video includes Post Game Locker Room, Interviews with Nate Brackett, Gavin Evans, Octavius Worthy, Nehemiah Storey and Head Coach John Webb.


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