Kingston enjoys big weekend

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By Brownie Rose

The Kingston youth league football program had another big Saturday in the Tennessee Valley League, winning all three games at home against Harriman. The three wins keeps all three Kingston teams in the hunt for league championships.

The Rockwood crickets and hoppers remained are still searching for their first win on the year after losing their games Saturday against visiting Oak Ridge East. However, the Ram cutters won against Oak Ridge and remained in a tie for second place in the division with Kingston. 

Harriman at Kingston

The Kingston crickets began the day with a 26-0 win over Harriman. Kingston improved to 4-1 while Harriman dropped to 1-3 with the loss.

Javarie Ashford scored the first and last of the Kingston touchdowns on long runs. Wyatt Galyon scored the middle two touchdowns to end long drives by the Jackets. Victor Alford added the only two-point conversion after the first Galyon touchdown.

Ashford's second touchdown late in the third quarter gave the Jackets an early ending win.

The Kingston hoppers pulled off a big upset getting a 18-6 win over Harriman.

Kingston rolled out to an 18-0 lead behind two touchdowns from Bradley Keathley. Keathley's runs covered 40 and 10 yards. The second Keathley touchdown was set up when Zane Ryans recovered a Harriman fumble near midfield.

Following a Austin Kurtz fumble recovery, Trey Schultz punched in the third Kingston touchdown with a 10-yard run.

Johnny Cheers scored the Blue Devil TD on a 25-yard run.

The Kingston cutters pulled out to a 16-0 lead and coasted to a 24-12 win over Harriman.

Nathan Jones scored the first Kingston touchdown with a 40-yard run in the second quarter. Marcus Bunch added the two-point run for an 8-0 lead. 

The rest of the game belonged to Kingston’s Brandon Plemons. Plemons intercepted a Harriman pass late in the half, but the Jackets could not turn the turnover into points.

Plemons did score in the third on a 20-yard run. Bryson Johnson added the two-point run for a 16-0 lead.

Harriman bounced back with a after a fumble recovery from Sheldon Anderson. Quarterback Hunter Webb then hit Quinn Nolen with a 20-yard scoring pass to trim the lead to 16-6.

Plemons scored the final Kingston touchdown with a 55-yard run early in the forth quarter. Plemons also added the two-point run.

Anderson scored the final Harriman touchdown with a five-yard run late in the game. 

Oak Ridge at Rockwood

The Ram crickets and hoppers have struggled all year. Both the crickets and hoppers lost big to Oak Ridge and both remain win less on the year.

The same cannot be said of the Rockwood cutters though. They improved to 3-2 with a 12-0 win over Oak Ridge East and face a show down with Kingston this weekend.

 Dylan Williams scored both touchdowns for Rockwood in the win. The usual scoring threat for Rockwood Ryan McCain concentrated more on the defensive side of the ball and helped pitch the shutout against Oak Ridg