HSFB: Dragons remain winless; rest of Week 8 scores, Week 9 schedules

Friday, the Clinton Dragons traveled to Knoxville in search of their first win of the 2020 season, but fell to the Fulton Falcons, 24-6.

The loss ended the Dragons’ playoff chances heading into their scheduled bye week.

The two teams combined for 22 penalties for 240 yards.

ELSEWHERE: Wartburg 46 Jellico 30…Oliver Springs 41 Sunbright 7…Midway 27 Harriman 20…Kingston 24 Scott 20…South-Doyle 21 Halls 14…Central 14 Carter 6…Gibbs 49 Lenoir City 14…Dobyns-Bennett 56 Farragut 35…Bearden 33 Jefferson County 24.

Clinton box score by Dan McWilliams

Clinton.     0-  0-0-6—  6  

Fulton.      3-14-7-0—24  


Fulton—FG Joseph Mojica 32, 2:49, 1st 

Fulton—De’Rondre Peebles 19 pass from Tommy Sweat (Mojica kick), 8:03, 2nd 

Fulton—Cameron Stokes recovered fumble in end zone (Mojica kick), 3:09, 2nd 

Fulton—Mac McCovery 1 run (Mojica kick), 0:06.0, 3rd 

Clinton—Jacquez Johnson 1 run (kick failed), 0:04.9, 4th 

Team stats 

First downs: Clinton 14, Fulton 17 

Rushes-yards: Clinton 26-25, Fulton 34-182 

Passing yards: Clinton 170, Fulton 151 

Comp.-Att.-Int: Clinton 17-30-2, Fulton 13-25-1 

Total plays-yards: Clinton 56-195, Fulton 59-333 

Punts-avg: Clinton 4-21.5, Fulton 2-25.5 

Return yardage: Clinton 136, Fulton 33 

Sacked-yards lost: Clinton 5-30, Fulton 0-0 

Penalties-yards: Clinton 9-90, Fulton 13-150 

Fumbles-lost: Clinton 2-0, Fulton 2-0 

Time of possession: Clinton 21:23, Fulton 26:37 

Time of game: 2 hours, 37 minutes 

Individual stats 

Rushes – yards…Clinton: Joshuah Keith 13-38, Johnson 5-16 (TD), Darrion Woodruff 7-minus 9, Team 1-minus 20; Fulton: Daveon Shenault 18-122, McCovery 12-47 (TD), Sweat 3-15, Stokes 0-0 (TD), Team 1-minus 2

Passing (Completions-Attempts-Interceptions – yards)…Clinton: Keith 17-30-2 170; Fulton: Sweat 13-25-1 151 (TD) 

Receptions – yards…Clinton: Kendall Lucus 5-47, Johnson 4-38, Jeremiah Blauvelt 3-44, Nate Murphy 2-15, Andy King 1-12, Wesley Phillips 1-10, Braylon Taylor 1-4; Fulton: Raysean Jackson 6-66, Wousamy Bates 3-41, Peebles 2-32 (TD), Shenault 2-12 

Punting – total yards – average…Clinton: Nikoli Cronin 4-86-21.5; Fulton: Jayden Jenkins 2-51-25.5 

Kickoff returns – yards…Clinton: Johnson 3-60, A. King 2-41; Fulton: Peebles 1-20 

Punt returns – yards…Clinton: none; Fulton: Shenault 1-2

Interceptions – yards returned…Clinton: Rodayvein Truss 1-35; Fulton: Sweat 2-11

Fumble recoveries…(none for either team)

Sacks – yards…Clinton: none; Fulton: Keenan Vaughn 2-15, Seth Vaughn 1-6, Bill Anderson 1-5, Stokes 1-4

THIS WEEK: (THURSDAY) Halls at Central…Scott at Northview Academy…Austin-East at Pigeon Forge…Chattanooga Baylor at Catholic…(FRIDAY) Chattanooga Central at Anderson County (WQLA & WYSH, BBB-TV)…Mt. Juliet at Oak Ridge…Oakdale at Oliver Springs…Campbell County at Fulton…Cloudland at Jellico…Heritage at Karns…Wartburg at Rockwood…Alcoa at Kingston…Harriman at Greenback…Jefferson County at Hardin Valley…Farragut at Bearden.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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