Senior Tee Higgins scored three touchdowns, including two on punt returns, as the Oak Ridge Wildcats jumped out to a quick 35-0 lead over Sevier County at home on Friday.
After five touchdowns in the first quarter, though, Oak Ridge only scored once more the rest of the game. Still, the scoring outburst in the first quarter was enough to give the Wildcats (6-0, 3-0 Region 3-5A) a 42-10 win.
Oak Ridge Coach Joe Gaddis said the Wildcats started well but didn’t play well in the last three quarters.
“We weren’t good after the first quarter,” Gaddis said. “We got sloppy. We got complacent.”
When you’re ahead of a team like that, Gaddis said, you’ve got to finish them. [Read more…]