Boyd-Buchanan Prevails, 21-6, Over Oneida

Friday, November 09, 2012 - by B.B. Branton

Boyd-Buchanan used ball control and a strong defense to defeat host Oneida, 21-6, Friday in a TSSAA 2A second round playoff football game. 

Steady-handed junior quarterback Jim Cardwell tossed touchdown passes to Chase Miller and Grant Mathis to conclude time-consuming drives in the second and third quarters, respectively. Senior Rance Harden ran seven yards for the Bucs third touchdown in the fourth quarter as Caleb Antwine made good on all three extra point attempts.

Next Game: Boyd-Buchanan stays on the road next Friday and travels to Knoxville to take on a No.

1 seed in Knox. Grace which defeated Silverdale Baptist, 28-20.  

The Bucs (10-1) opened the scoring with a 10-play drive in the second quarter capped by Cardwell finding Miller for a 14-yard touchdown and a 7-0 lead heading to the locker room. 

Oneida (9-2) took the second half kickoff and quickly moved 80 yards in seven plays in 3:30 as Sam Williams scored on a three-yard run, but the Bucs blocked the extra point attempt to hold a 7-6 lead. 

The Bucs took back the momentum on their next possession with a 70-yard, 12-play scoring drive as Cardwell connected with Mathis on a 10-yard play and a 14-6 lead at 3:42 of the third quarter. 

The visiting Blue and Gold scored again at 7:23 of the fourth quarter as Rance Harden found the end zone from seven yards out. 

The Bucs’ Miller ended Oneida’s final drive with an interception in the final minute.

The loss snapped a nine-game win streak for Oneida as Boyd-Buchanan is now 3-0 vs. tin playoffs games with the other wins coming in 1998 and 1999. 

Good Defense: The victors are only the third team to hold Oneida to less than 10 points … Oneida entered the game averaging 32 points a game and allowing only 9.5 points a contest. 

Notes: Boyd-Buchan is now 34-13 overall in playoff games starting in 1996 and 10-4 the past five seasons ... The seniors are 41-10 in four years … most wins by a senior class since the seniors in the fall 2004 were 44-12 with a state title in 2003 …

Boyd Buchanan 21, Oneida 6

BBS 0 – 7 – 7 – 7-- 21

Oneida 0 – 0 – 6 – 0 –-  6

BBS - Chase Miller 14 pass from Jim Cardwell (Caleb Antwine kick), 7-0, 10:10 … 2nd Q (10 plays)

Oneida – Matt Williams 3 run (kick blocked), 7-6 … 8:30, 2nd Q ( (80 yards, 7 plays)

 BBS – Grant Mathis 10 pass from Jim Cardwell (Antwine kick), 1-6, 3:42 … 3rd Q (12 plays)

 BBS – Rance Harden 7 run (Antwine kick), 21-6 , 7:23 … 4th Q

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 


Complete Region Cross Country Results

TSSAA Region 3 AAA & 4 A-AA Championships - 2014-10-23                                        Cookeville High School, Cookeville, TN                                        ... (click for more)

Mocs Tennis Team To Georgia Southern Championships

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team has a pair of individuals headed to the Georgia Southern Championships this weekend.  Action takes places in Statesboro, Ga., on   Oct. 24-26 . Sophomore   Gino Delavalle   and freshman   Michael Birnbaum   represent the Mocs this weekend.  Delavalle went 3-1 at the UTC Steve ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke, Chattanooga Police Department, And Community Members Reach Out To Group Members To End Violence

The city of Chattanooga held a call-in on Thursday night, as part of the Violence Reduction Initiative. Dozens of law enforcement officials, community members, social service providers and clergy gathered to deliver a message to over 20 members of violent groups in Chattanooga. Family members of the probationers watched the call-in from another building. Although the call-in was ... (click for more)

Man Airlifted To Erlanger After Early Morning Crash In Bradley County

Bradley County EMS responded to an early morning crash Thursday at 7 a.m. at the intersection of Lauderdale Memorial Highway and Walker Valley Road in Charleston. Three ambulances and an EMS supervisor responded to the scene. There were three vehicles involved and one car left the roadway.   One adult man suffered serious injuries and it was determined that he needed ... (click for more)

Chairs Cost How Much?

Many times while growing up, I would go to the store with my parents. More often than not, I would see something I wanted, and ask my parents to buy it for me. More often than not, they said no. “Why?” I asked. “Son, money doesn’t grow on trees.” That’s a phrase I’m sure many of us have heard more than once over the course of our lives. However, I have since learned that they were ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Dear Friend Luther

One sunny morning in June years ago, the renowned radio icon Luther Masingill was on his way back to the WDEF studios on South Broad Street when he stopped for a red light and noticed a young couple in a car idling next to his familiar light blue Ford pickup. “What caught my eye was a buck-toothed boy eating a banana in the back seat,” he explained in an aside to that day’s lunchtime ... (click for more)