Dragons Struggle On 3rd Down Against Sequatchie Co

After York (2-6) took an early 7-6 lead early in the second quarter against Sequatchie County, in Dunlap, the Indians scored 28 unanswered to defeat the Dragons 34-7.

Both teams run variations of the Wing T offense. Sequatchie County out gained York by over 155 yards Friday night.

Head Coach Derwin Wright talked on the Thursday edition of Week nine’s High School Playbook about the depth and skill that Sequatchie County possessed at their wing back positions.

Quarter back Dalton Barger returned from injury last night for the Dragons and provided an early spark. Barger capped off a six play 59-yard touchdown drive with a 25-yard touchdown run 12 second into the second quarter.

When it mattered the most York could not make the play’s they needed to sustain drives or to get Sequatchie County off the field on third down. York finished the night 2/10 on third down and 2/4 on fourth down. Sequatchie County finished the night 8/10 on third down and they were 1/1 on fourth down.

Barger led the way rushing for York with 10 carries for 57 net yards and the lone touchdowns for the Dragons. He finished 1/7 for eight yards.

Jonah Durham, who has filled in for the injured Barger at quarterback, completed 4/5 passes for 26 yards. He did not record any rushing numbers.

York’s Zack Gibson finished the night with six carries for 39-yards. Ben Cooper added seven carries for 29-yards and Eli Kirby contributed three carries for 24-yards.

York Institute will host undefeated and AP Top 10 ranked Livingston Academy next week in Jamestown at 7 P.M.

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