Home, Sweet, Home: Cyclones celebrate homecoming in style

Carter County Sports

It was home, sweet, home for Elizabethton on Friday night.

The Cyclones celebrated Homecoming 2017 in style with a 49-0 victory over Grainger County at Citizens Bank Stadium.

Corey Russell struck first for the Cyclones. The junior running back scored on a two-yard and Kade Hensley booted the extra point to give EHS a 7-0 lead.

Elizabethton saw the throws game get cranking as Carter Everett hit Evan Perkins for a 71-yard touchdown, and Ryan Wetzel caught an Everett pass to give EHS a 21-0 lead at the start of the second.

Wetzel caught his second touchdown of the night from Everett on the ensuing drive with a nine-yard scoring play midway through the second stanza. The final minute of the first half saw Everett hit Perkins for a touchdown for the second time on the night – this one from 13 yards out. That gave Elizabethton a 36-0 lead at the half.

Cameron Trimm and Gavin Lowe added touchdowns for Elizabethton in the second half.

Everett finished 15-of-19 for 247 yards and four touchdowns. Russell ran for 67 yards on seven carries.

The Cyclones return to the road next Friday with a trip to Tennessee High.

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