McMinn County Rolls In 28-8 Win Over Bradley Central

Friday, October 18, 2013 - by Hollie Webb
The McMinn County Cherokees rolled through the Bradley Central Bears Friday night, winning 28-8 in this District 5-AAA game. McMinn quarterback Corbin Powers lead the Cherokees to victory by scoring three touchdowns while defensive back Trevor Crisp caught two interceptions.

The first two touchdowns were made by Corbin Powers running through the Bears' defense. After Powers' second touchdown, McMinn went for a 2-point conversion and brought the score to 14-0.

The third McMinn score happened when Trevor Crisp intercepted a Bradley County pass and returned it for a touchdown.


After half-time, Powers made yet another touchdown. After another successful 2-point conversion, this brought the score to 28-0 in the third quarter.

With 1:15 left in the fourth quarter, Bradley Central finally scored a touchdown. They also completed a 2-point conversion, making the score 28-8.

This is McMinn County  third win this season, putting them at 3-5 overall and 2-2 in the district. Bradley Central is now 4-4 and 1-3 in the district.

Next week, the Cherokees will play Walker Valley while the Bears take on Soddy Daisy.



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