Hampton cruises past Sullivan North for Homecoming Win

Carter County Sports

Hampton struck early and often Friday night.

The Bulldogs rolled to 551 yards of offense in a 49-0 victory over Sullivan North in Region 1-2A action at JC Campbell Stadium. With the win, HHS improves to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in region play.


Hampton struck quickly on Homecoming.

On the third offensive play of the game, Conor Jones connected with Morgan Lyons for a 64-yard score to take an early lead.

The Hampton defense forced a fumble on the ensuing drive, and Hampton took advantage as Blake Peavy caught a Jones pass for a 19-yard touchdown to take a 14-0 lead just over two minutes into the game.

The Hampton defense continued to stymie the Golden Raiders. The Bulldogs got back on the board when Aidan Vines scored on a 23-yard touchdown run – a play set-up by a 55-yard run by Jones.

Jerry Lunsford capped off the scoring in the first quarter with a 45-yard touchdown to give Hampton a 28-0 advantage.

The Bulldogs continued to keep the steam on in the second quarter.

Vines returned to the endzone early in the quarter with a seven-yard touchdown, and Michael Harrison caught a Jones pass for a 23-yard touchdown as Hampton pushed the lead to 42-0 at the half.

Hampton had 396 yards of total offense in the first quarter.

In the third quarter, Ty McElyea scored on a three-yard touchdown run to cap the scoring.

Jones finished the game 4-of-8 passing for 133 yards with three touchdowns and also added 68 yards on four carries.

Vines finished with six carries that covered 82 yards, while Lunsford had seven carries for 75 yards.

Harrison was seven-of-seven on extra points.

Defensively, Hampton held Sullivan North to 107 yards.

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