Sequatchie Holds Off CCS 31-14

Friday, September 20, 2013

Sequatchie County rushed for 381 yards and four touchdowns Friday night in their 31-14 win over district rival Chattanooga Christian.

CCS opened the scoring with a 24-yard touchdown from Jared Miller to Clark Marshall.  Sequatchie took to the ground and answered with two first quarter touchdowns and a third in the second quarter to take a 21-7 lead.

 CCS would cut the lead to 21-14 on a Janathan Farlett 75-yard touchdown off a screen pass from Miller.  Sequatchie would answer with another touchdown and a field goal in the fourth quarter.


Keith Billingsley had 109 yards on 15 carries and scored twice.

Alex Turner also had two touchdowns and rushed for 49 yards.  Blake Cates rushed for 91 yards on 14 carries and Dylan Harvey had 82 yards on 18 carries.  

Sequatchie County kicker Christian Payne was 4/4 on extra points and hit a 27-yard field goal.

CCS was led by Zach Mercer who rushed for 69 yards on 12 carries. 

Jared Miller was 9 of 18 for 157 yards.  Mercer also had 26 yards on 5 of 11 passes.

Jonathan Farlett had three catches for 108 yards. 


Scoring Summary

CCS 7 0 7 0 - 14

SC 14 7 7 3 - 31



1st quarter

CCS - Jared Miller 24 yard pass to Clark Marshall (Patton kick good)

SC - Alex Turner 37 yard run (Payne kick good)

SC - Alex Turner 2 yard run (Payne kick good)

2nd quarter

SC- Keith Billingsley 6 yard run (Payne kick good)

 3rd quarter

CCS - Jared Miller 75 yard pass to Jonathan Farlett (Patton kick good)

SC - Keith Billingsley 1 yard run (Payne kick good)

4th quarter

SC - 27 yard field goal by Payne


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