Note: This story was last updated at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 13.
The Oak Ridge Wildcats got off to a sluggish start in the first half on Friday, but doubled their scoring output in the second.
All of the second-half points—four touchdowns—came in the third quarter of the 42-0 win over the Halls Red Devils, the second shutout of the season for the Wildcats.
Junior running back T.J. Allison (six carries, 53 yards) rushed for three touchdowns for the Wildcats, one in the first half and two in the second.
Red Devils coach J.D. Overton said Halls is a young, inexperienced team that was playing without a half-dozen starters on Friday night at Blankenship Field in Oak Ridge. He declined to say why the players were sitting out the game. Two of those starters play offense and defense.
“They didn’t play tonight,” Overton said. “That’s all I’m going to say.” [Read more...]