Maryville Manhandles Bradley 45-10 In 6A Quarterfinals

Bears Can't Overcome Rebels' 28-Point Second Quarter

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - by special to The

Powerful, perennial championship contender Maryville pounded visiting Bradley Central with 28 second-quarter points and cruised to an easy 45-10 TSSAA Class 6A quarterfinal victory over the Bears in Maryville, Tennessee, on Friday.

The Rebels (12-1) advanced to the semifinals on Nov. 24 and will play Oakland (13-0) at Maryville. Oakland clobbered Cookeville, 43-0.

Bradley Central ends the season with a 10-3 record.

The Bears lost to Maryville, 31-7, on Oct. 27 during the regular season.

Isaiah Cobb scored three touchdowns on runs of 2, 11 and 1 yard and rushed for 127 yards on 16 carries. He had a long run of 44 yards. Quarterback Dylan Hopkins ran 1 yard for a touchdown and threw a 1-yard TD pass to Spencer Shore to start the Rebels’ decisive blowout second quarter. Hopkins went 10 for 15 for 122 yards.

Maryville’s Byron Brown returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown in the big scoring burst. Three of the Rebels’ four TDs in the quarter came in the final 2:31.

Standifer, the Bears’ junior quarterback was 14 for 22 with 164 yards. He threw a 29-yard pass to Lameric Tucker for Bradley’s lone touchdown. Tucker snagged five receptions for 78 yards.

Jake Pressley had seven tackles and Jordan McIllwain had six.


Bradley Central       0 3 0 7 – 10

Maryville                 14 28 0 3 – 45

First Quarter

MHS – Isaiah Cobb 2 run (Jack Cone kick), 9:12

MHS – Dylan Hopkins 1 run (Cone kick), 4:54

Second Quarter

MHS – Spencer Shore 1 pass from Hopkins (Cone kick), 11:47

BC – FG Clay Shoemaker 29, 3:23

MHS – Cobb 11 run (Cone kick), 2:31

MHS – Byron Brown 24 interception return (Cone kick), 1:49

MHS – Cobb 1 run (Cone kick), 0:02

Fourth Quarter

BC – Lameric Tucker 29 pass from Dylan Standifer (Shoemaker kick), 11:47

MSH – FG Cone 45, 6:15


                                              BC                   MHS

First Downs                           12                    19

Rushes-Yds                           25-76              33-178

Passing Yds                          164                 200

Comp-Att-Int                         14-22-1          13-18-0

Plys-Tot Yds                         47-240            51-321

Fumbles-Lost                        0-0                  0-0

Penalties-Yds                        5-60                1-15

Punts-Avg                             3-33.7             1-40.0


RUSHING – Bradley Central: Dylan Standifer 12-39, Adam Mullis 8-36, Lameric Tucker 3-2, Devon Moore 2-minus 1; Maryville: Isaiah Cobb 16-127, Dylan Hopkins 6-37, B.Feffeteller 5-18, Trace Parris 2-3, Braden Carnes 2-minus 3, Travonis Hodge 2-minus 4.

PASSING – Bradley Central: Standifer 14-22-1-0-164; Maryville: Hopkins 10-15-0-122, Braden Carnes 3-3-0-21.

RECEIVING – Bradley Central: Tucker 5-78, Stephen Muhonen 4-48, Nick Howell 4-12, Moore 1-26; Maryville: Byron Brown 2-37, C. Markham 2-36, Hodge 1-20, Will White 2-19, A.J. Davis 2-19, Blake Watson 1-12, Parris 1-2, Shore 1-1, Cobb 1-minus 3.

(Contact Larry Fleming at and on Twitter @larryfleming44)


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