Elizabethton had an upset on the mind, but Science Hill had other ideas.
The Cyclones were unable to weather a strong Hilltopper attack as EHS dropped a 50-25 decision at Science Hill on Friday night.
Science Hill’s Adams had 104 yards on the ground on nine carries. He also added 233 yards through the air.
After the Hilltoppers took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, Science Hill pushed the advantage to 14-0. The Cyclones got on the board as Kade Hensley capped off a strong drive with a 23-yard field goal with 2:50 to play in the half. SH, however, added a score in the final minute to take a 21-3 advantage into the half. The Hilltoppers answered
Carter Everett opened the scoring in the second half with a four-yard run as EHS closed the gap to 11 points. Science Hill pushed the lead to 34-10 going to the fourth.
The fourth quarter saw Corey Russell put the Cyclones back on the board with a 1-yard run and then added the conversion. Science Hill continued to stay hot.
EHS capped off their scoring when Everett found Ryan Wetzel for a score.
Russell had 64 yards on 19 carries, while Everett went 17-of-27 for 180 yards.
Wetzel recorded 112 reception yards on 10 catches.