CUMBY — It was not a good night to be in Cumby. With their heads held down, the Cumby Trojans marched from Frazier-Lawrence Field as they fell to the Union Hill Bulldogs, 20-7, on their homecoming.
HAWKINS — The Como-Pickton Eagles upset the undefeated Hawkins squad with a 52-28 final.
Having a good night was a duo of Eagle sophomores Bryce Steele and Matthew Sharp. Steele, leading rusher, averaged 7.5 yards on 24 carries for 180 yards and two touchdowns, and Sharp, leading scorer, had 12 totes for 174 with an average of 14.5 yards a carry with three touchdowns. The Eagles chalked up 428 total yards of offense against the Hawkins Hawks.
LONE OAK — The Cooper Bulldogs suffered their first defeat of the football year, losing 36-13 on the road to undefeated Lone Oak.
Cooper was held scoreless in the first half as the Buffaloes built a 22-0 advantage thanks to their standout Cooper Jones.
CANTON — Mount Vernon came back to Franklin County with a loss to the Canton Eagles, 42-13.
“We didn't play well in the second half, but Canton did,” said Karl Whitehurst, Mount Vernon Tigers head football coach. “They had a good quarterback but we knew about him. We just didn't execute.”