In week 5 of the Tennessee high school football season, the Stewart’s Creek Red Hawks traveled to take on LaVergne. The Wolverines were looking to get back on track as they have dropped two straight.
Stewart’s Creek entered play 1-2 after falling to Oakland last week.
Stewart’s Creek started the scoring off with their first possession to make it 7-0. LaVergne would steal some momentum right back though as they scored on a long run to tie the game at 7.
Stewart’s Creek scored on the ensuing kickoff return making it 14-7.
LaVergne tied the game on a short run late in the second quarter. The game hit half-time tied at 14.
To start the third quarter, Stewart’s Creek mishandled the opening kickoff and gave the ball to LaVergne. The Wolverines capitalized on the good field position and scored a touchdown to take the lead. However, they missed the extra point making it 20-14.
The Red Hawks answered with a drive of their own and scoring a touchdown. They converted the PAT giving them a 21-20 lead.
Then the Red Hawks added another touchdown, however, they missed the extra point leaving it a 7 point lead at 27-20.
LaVergne scored on a long run to make things interesting. They went for a two-point conversion and the lead with about 5 minutes left in the game, however, they were unsuccessful. 27-26 Red Hawks over the Wolverines late in the fourth.
The Red Hawks were unable to run out the game and LaVergne capitalized. The Wolverines scored with under a minute left in the game. They attempted another two-point conversion but again were unsuccessful leaving it a 32-27 game.
Stewart’s Creek drove down the field with seconds remaining in the game, but ultimately turned the ball over to end it.
LaVergne defeated Stewart’s Creek tonight to put an end to their losing streak. They move to 3-2. The Red Hawks fall to 1-3 after a second straight loss.
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