SCHS Shuts Out Franklin County, 63-0

Stephens County heads into the bye week on a five-game winning streak.

Friday night, the Indian football shutout Franklin County, 63-0, in Carnesville in a Region 8-AAA game.

Head Coach Wesley Tankersley said it was a big night all around for Stephens County as they head into the week off before facing Hart County.

“We’ll enjoy this one this weekend and then we will start getting ready on Monday for Hart County,” he said.

The Indians jumped out five minutes into the opening quarter on a 1-yard touchdown run by Brock Tankersley. Tyson Everett’s 2-yard touchdown run four minutes later made it 14-0 and when Ben Stowe completed a 72-yard touchdown pass to Cam Lacy, the Indians extended their lead to 21-0 after one quarter.

In the second quarter, Lacy returned a punt 52 yards for a score, Jasec Smith scored on a 14-yard jet sweep, and Stowe found Corey Richie for an 11-yard touchdown pass to make it 42-0, Indians at the half.

Moving to the second half, Everett scored on a 17-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and then Devin Cobb caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Tripp Underwood to give the Indians a 56-0 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Stephens County added one more score in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard touchdown run by Nathan Lewallen to end the scoring.

With the win, Stephens County moves to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in Region 8-AAA. Meanwhile, Franklin County falls to 0-7 overall and 0-2 in the region. The Indians are off this coming week before hosting Hart County on October 21st.

In other Region 8-AAA games …

  • Oconee County beat Hart County, 31-14
  • Monroe Area beat Hebron Christian, 41-7

Player Awards

Georgia Farm Bureau Player of the Game – Colton Bartmas

Hart EMC Lineman of the Game – Jayden Gragg

Highway 17 Diner Sub of the Game – Nathan Lewallen

First Baptist Church Spirit Award – Kamani Colbert