On Friday night even the weather didn’t give the Redhawks of Stewarts Creek a break. Smyrna, coming off a big win over La Vergne in Week 1, continued riding the shoulders of their big back Casey Perkins . Perkins rushed for over 140 yards and found the endzone three times. But it wasn’t just the running game that was clicking on all cylinders for Smyrna, it was a complete effort by all involved.
Smyrna Plays Balancing Act
While Perkins did his thing on the ground, MTSU commit went 8 of 9 for over 250 yards and 4 touchdowns. The Bulldogs did their part . They held Stewart’s Creek tight in the first half, harassing Redhawks QB Ryan Haraway at every turn. Smyrna’s Blake Watkins returned a first half interception for 50 yards and a TD.
Smyrna scored 51 points in the first half. This despite a weather delay of over an hour and a half. At 51-14 at the half, scoring slowed in the second as the Redhawks D figured some thing out and were only outscored 14-6. Final score: 65-20 Smyrna.
Smyrna hosts Coffee County Friday night. Coffee is coming off a 54-30 loss to Pope John Paul II on the road. Stewarts Creek will go on the road to Franklin County in search of their first win. Franklin County got their first win on the road in Tullahoma 33-7 .