Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

October 22, 2012

McMinn Central defeats Panthers

CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial Panther football team was defeated by the McMinn Central Chargers 34-17 Friday night to fall to 2-7 overall.

The Chargers scored the game's first two scores — one touchdown by the special teams and the other by the defense.

Colby Cook returned Stone Memorial's onside game to open the game 50 yards for a 6-0 lead. Dylan Cochran's PAT made it 7-0 with 11:50 left in the first quarter.

Stone Memorial took over at their 34-yard line, but a third-down and long pass by Panther quarterback Brady Wattenbarger was picked off for a 60-yard interception by Charger defensive back Josh Scudder to give the hosts a 13-0 lead with 8:55 left in the quarter. The PAT was good for a 14-0 lead.

Coach Mark Wattenbarger's squad took over at their 35 and marched in the distance in  three plays, capped by Thomas Janow's 55-yard run. Patrick Robinson booted the PAT for a 14-0 advantage.

The Chargers later fumbled the ball, recovered by the Panthers, to lead to a Wattenbarger one-yard run with 4:52 left in the first quarter. Robinson's PAT tied the game at 14-14.

The Panther defense forced two punts by the Chargers, but the hosts would covert a SMHS fumble into a 94-run by Denzell Boyd for a TD and a 20-14 lead at the break. The PAT was no-game.

Stone Memorial took the second half kick at their 32 and drove to the Charger 10 yard line, before settling on a 20-yard Robinson field goal to slice the lead to 20-17.

The Chargers drove 60 yards to score on a five-yard run by Denzell Boyd to take a 26-17 lead. The PAT made 27-17 advantage.

Stone Memorial's next three possessions ended in two punts and one lost fumble, which led to a one-yard run by Camdin Partin for a 33-17 lead to cap a 30-yard drive. The PAT made it 34-17.

SMHS' one other possession ended in a punt; however, Larry Breeden would pick off a Charger pass late in the ball game, but the SMHS possession would end on downs.

Stone Memorial will travel to Scott County (0-9, 0-4) to close out the regular season.

(Shane Wyatt contributed to this story.)

1
Text Only
Area Sports
  • Parsons signing.jpg Parsons signs with Bryan College

    Cumberland County High School senior Logan Parsons will be joining older brother, Caleb, and former SMHS players Brandon Cole, Robert Trioino, Luke Matthews and Tyler Yoder at Bryan College in Dayton for the 2014-15 school year.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ledbetter greeted.jpg Ledbetter, Shaw lead Jets over Panthers 4-1

    CCHS senior baseball players Matt Ledbetter and Reed Shaw used their night to lead the Jets to a 4-1 District 6AAA victory over the SMHS Panthers at Jet Park Tuesday evening.

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Kerleys.jpg Lady Jets fall 14-2 to CAK

    The Cumberland County High School Lady Jet softball team posted a 2-3 record over the last week, after competing in the Duff Tournament at Cookeville last weekend and hosting Christian Academy of Knoxville Tuesday night for senior night.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Panthers shut out 13-0 at Powell

    The Stone Memorial Panther baseball team was shut out 13-0 at Knox Powell Wedneday afternoon in a non-district contest.

    April 24, 2014

  • John Martin.jpg Burns’ single gives SMHS walk-off 4-3 win over Jets

    Wayne Burns' two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Stone Memorial Panther baseball team a 4-3 win over the CCHS Jets in District 6AAA action on Panther field Monday night.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Few openings remain for Exchange Club tourney

    With a few days left, the Lake Tansi Exchange Club has very few openings for its  28th annual benefit golf tournament Saturday, at 1 p.m. at the Lake Tansi Golf Course. All paid entries must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday.

    April 22, 2014

  • Elementary golf teams post victories

    The Cumberland County elementary golf teams posted two more victories over the last few days.

    April 22, 2014

  • TAD Center hosts Pitch, Hit & Run competition

    The TAD Center will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition sponsored by Scotts, for area youth May 3 at 9 a.m. at Garrison Park.

    April 22, 2014

  • Tori Kerley.jpg Lady Jets fall to Lady Cavs

    The Plateau Classic champion Lady Jets hosted District 6AAA foe Cookeville last Thursday night, but the Lady Cavaliers spoiled the party with a 8-1 victory.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Panthers go 3-3 for the week

    The Stone Memorial Lady Panthers finished last week with a 3-3 record, after playing in the Plateau Classic and playing district games with Rhea County and White County.

    April 21, 2014

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
Parade
AP Video
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar