Jackets, Bobcats roll in TVAA action

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By Brownie Rose

Kingston and Oliver Springs ruled week two in the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association.

Kingston won four games against visiting Harriman while Oliver Springs swept three non conference games from Oak Ridge East.

Midway and Rockwood did not have a good day Saturday. The Rams dropped all four games at Spring City while Midway lost four non conference games against visiting Oak Ridge West.

Harriman at Kingston

The Kingston mighty mites came from behind three times to hold off Harriman. The Jackets scored in the final minute to get the 26-22 victory.

Chris Hart scored the first of his three touchdowns to give Harriman a 6-0 lead early in the game.

Jeremy Lawyer knotted the game at six with a 44-yard run for Kingston.

Hart then scored on a 44-yard run and David Brown added the 2-point run to put Harriman up 14-6.

Giovanni Manfredi scored on a 70-yard run before halftime to keep Kingston close at 14-12.

Lawyer scored  again in the third quarter on a 70-yard run to put Kingston up 18-14.

Hart struck again for Harriman, scoring on a 7-yard run and he also added the conversion to give Harriman a 22-18 lead.

Cooper Brackett came up big for Kingston with a 62-yard  touchdown run and he added the conversion to give Kingston a 26-22 lead.

Hart appeared to score again on another 70-yard run in the closing seconds, but the potential game-winning score was called back on a penalty.

The Kingston crickets used several scorers for a 32-6 win over Harriman.

Javarie Ashford, Camera Bassler and Wyatt Galyon scored first half TDs. Galyon added a 2-point run to put Kingston up 20-0 at the half.

Harriman got a 62-yard touchdown run from Austin Edmonds, but Kingston pulled away with touchdown sprints from Galyon and Ashford for the 32-6 win.

The Kingston hoppers eased away from Harriman for an 18-0 win.

Jerelijah Martin scored first on a 25-yard run and Landon Cox scored before halftime on a 6-yard run to put Kingston up 12-0 at halftime.

Trey Schultz scored a 34-yard run in the second half to give Kingston an 18-0 win.

The Kingston cutters held off Harriman for a 24-12 win over the Blue Devils.

After fumble recoveries from Harriman’s Jacob Hearon and Kingston’s Nathan Shope left the first quarter scoreless, the Jackets pulled away with 16 second quarter points.

Shope blocked a Harriman punt to set up a 14-yard touchdown run from Nathan Jones. 

Derrick Hamilton added the conversion.

Quinn Nolan picked 0ff a Harriman pass and returned it 27 yards for the second touchdown. 

Hamilton again added the 2-point run for a 16-0 Kingston lead at the break.

Harriman’s Sheldon Anderson recovered a Kingston fumble in the third quarter and turned it into points with a 77-yard TD run.

Kingston scored again early in the fourth on a 58-yard run from Austin Burcie. 

Hamilton tacked on his third 2-point conversion for a 24-6 lead.

Anderson wasn't quite done yet as he hit Frankie Burgess with a 49-yard TD pass to close to 24-12.

Hearon recovered the onside kick for Harriman, but Shope would recover a Harriman fumble to ice the clock.

Rockwood at 

Spring City

It was a rough day for the Rams as they were pounded in all four games at Spring City. 

The mighty mites lost 36-14 to the Bulldogs. Nathan Mclain scored both touchdowns and added a 2-point conversion.

The Rockwood crickets and hoppers were both shutout by the same score 24-0. 

The Ram cutters finished the day losing 38-14 to the Bulldogs.

Oak Ridge West at 


Midway was shutout in the first two games losing 22-0 in the mighty mite game and 24-0 in the cricket contest.

The Green Wave did score 12 points in the last two games, but lost both non conference games, 22-12 in the hoppers, and 20-12 in the cutter contest to Oak Ridge West.

Oak Ridge East at 

Oliver Springs

The Oak Ridge East team did not have a mighty mite team so the Bobcat mighty mites had a day off.

The rest of Oliver Springs pounded the Ridgers. 

The crickets won 24-0 and the hoppers pulled in with another shut out 26-0. The Bobcat cutters ended the day with a 24-6 win.

Saturday’s Schedule

Oliver Springs will visit Midway for the only TVAA game while Kingston hosts Oak Ridge East and Oak Ridge West will be at Spring City.

 Harriman and Rockwood will take the week off.