Cloudland senior Jordan Coffey slogged his way to 273 muddy rushing yards last Friday night in the Highlanders’ 36-22 first-round Class 1A playoff victory.
Nathan Lane — Johnson County’s 5-foot-10, 165-pound senior — scored all of his team’s touchdowns in a 35-12 win over Unicoi County that secured the Region 1-3A football title.
David Crockett’s 6-foot-4, 190-pound junior hauled in a career-high 12 passes and added the game-winning touchdown in a thrilling 34-27 win over rival Daniel Boone in the Musket Bowl.
Kody Lewis turned in one of the best all-around performances in the history of Northeast Tennessee high school football, torching West Greene for 396 yards and four TDs.
David Crockett keeps on keeping on, and junior quarterback Cade Larkins is a big part of the winning equation.
Unicoi County faced a region challenge, but Kody Lewis’ performance helped turn it into a blowout, earning the junior the Northeast Tennessee Player of the Week award.
Elizabethton senior Corey Russell racked up 367 total yards and scored five touchdowns to earn the Times News/Johnson City Press 5-star player of the week honor.
Cherokee’s Trey Courtney was a wrecking crew for Volunteer’s planned victory party last Thursday night when the Chiefs stormed to a 48-27 win.
David Crockett junior quarterback Cade Larkins produced another stellar performance in the Pioneers’ 55-28 win over Gibbs on Friday night.
Sullivan Central quarterback Jackson Harrison became Northeast Tennessee’s first-ever 5-star player in a losing cause.