Flintville closed out their 2022 football season with a 44-22 loss to the Highland Rim Hornets. The Bobcats finished winless but showed improvement as the season went along.
“Our crowd was electric and everybody was excited for homecoming,” said Coach Scott Posey. “Unfortunately our Bobcats couldn’t get it done against a very well coached team. Good luck to Coach Jean as they prepare for their bowl game.”
The Blanche Bulldogs closed out their 2022 football season Monday when they played the South Franklin Trojans. Blanche started the season with a win and will look to close the season out the same way against the winless Trojans.
The EVT will update the the score in next week’s edition.
South Lincoln Eagles
The South Lincoln Eagles squared off with the playoff bound South Giles Eagles for their regular season finale. South Lincoln had no problem with South Giles, building a 34-0 halftime lead. The final was 34-16, South Lincoln.
Clint Quick had two touchdowns receiving. Diesen Ogle had two rushing touchdowns. Carson Haney also added a touchdown reception for South Lincoln.
“Now we go bowling and look to beat Moore County for a third time in a row which is never an easy task,” said Coach Ben Fuhs. “We will do like we have done for the past seven weeks and try to outwork them.”
Highland Rim Hornets
Highland Rim closed the deal on the 2022 regular season with a 44-22 win over the Flintville Bobcats. The Hornets improved to 4-4 on the season.
Zach Smith, Dylan McLuire, Marshall Smith and Dwight Allison were all singled out by the coaching staff as players of the game against the Bobcats.
“Great team win for us, it was a much needed win. Proud of all the guys tonight.” said Coach Logan Jean.
Highland Rim will play South Giles in the bowlgame this week.
The Unity Lions were tested in their regular season finale of the 2022 regular season. The Lions held off the Moore County Raiders, 12-7, in a hard fought game.
Peerless Price scored from 40 yards out early in the game. Moore County rallied and held the lead until nine seconds were left in the game when on fourth-and-goal, Colton Carter scored on a quarterback sneak for the win for Unity.
“At halftime our boys were tired, bruised and beat up. It was hot and humid and we don’t have the numbers some of the bigger schools have,” said Coach Josh Carter. “Our kids never gave up and showed their grit and determination. These young men are going to do big things in life, listen for their names down the road.”
Unity looks to avenge their only loss of the season when they meet the undefeated Huntland Hornets in the Elk Valley Championship Game this week. This will be the first appearance by Unity in the championship game history.
Fayetteville Middle Tigers
The Fayetteville Tigers disposed of the Community Vikings this past week, 44-6. The Tigers have lost just one game this season which was their opener against the Forrest Rockets. Fayetteville will get their chance at revenge this Thursday when they play Forrest again for the championship.
The Elk Valley Times will announce the league MVP’s and All-Conference football players for the Elk Valley Conference in next week’s edition of the paper as well as the results of the bowl and championship games.