Cyclones Roll Past Seymour



Elizabethton left no doubt.

The Cyclones rolled to a 56-8 win at Seymour in the regular-season finale on the road to clinch a No. 2 seed for the playoffs on Friday night. Elizabethton will host Carter in the opening round.

It was all Cyclones from the early going.

Cade Russell scored from 12 yards out as EHS took an early 7-0 lead. The Cyclone defense rose to the occasion on the ensuing drive as Blake Steward recorded a pick-six with a 28-yard return to push the EHS lead to 14-0.

Luke Whaley found his way into the endzone with a scoop and score for a short touchdown, and the EHS special teams got in the scoring act to close the quarter as Jake Roberts returned a punt 29 yards for a touchdown.

Elizabethton led 28-0 after a quarter of play.

The Cyclones took a 35-0 advantage into the locker room as Bryson Rollins found Roberts for a 21-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter.

The second half continued to be all Elizabethton.

Roberts and the EHS defense found their way back onto the scoreboard as Roberts returned an interception 27 yards for the score.

Rollins and Roberts connected late in the quarter for an 11-yard touchdown to give EHS a 49-0 lead after three complete quarters.

The final Elizabethton score of the night came in the opening seconds of the fourth quarter as Rollins found Teddy Orton for a 19-yard touchdown.

Roberts had five catches for 64 yards, while Russell had 13 carries for 115 yards. Rollins was 9-of-16 passing for 113 yards.

Sean Smithdeal was 7-of-7 on extra-point attempts for the Orange and Black.




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