Eagles Stay Hot in Blowout v Pickett County
When the Nashville Christian School is firing on all cylinders, it’s bad news for their Class 1A opponents.
This time it was Pickett County High School that was no match for the Eagles, as NCS blew them out 69-6.
The Eagles came out like a steaming locomotive, scoring 55 points in the first quarter!
Slater Howard got things going for the Eagles, hauling in a 66-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Bryce Pemberton.
Xavier Myers came right back, capping off an NCS drive with a 3-yard run to make it 14-0.
Pemberton went to the air again to find Andrew Sullivan on a 43-yard touchdown pass to stretch the lead to 20-0.
Junior Jesse Watson then stepped in front of a Pickett County pass and returned it 20 yards to give the Eagles a 27-0 lead.
Myers then broke free for a 49-yard touchdown scamper to stretch it to 34-0.
Pemberton was then able to find Brant Lawless from 10 yards out to make it 41-0.
Myers was off to the races again, this time from 45 yards out to make it 48-0.
Sullivan ended the first quarter with a 33-yard interception return for another score and a 55-0 lead at the end of one.
In the second quarter, Daniel Watson made the most of his one carry, racing for a 47-yard touchdown and a 62-0 lead at halftime.
In the third, it was George Walker’s turn as he broke free for a 47-yard touchdown, stretching the score to 69-0.
Pickett’s quarterback Evan Caudle managed to find Levi Thomon from a yard out in the fourth to make the final score 69-6.
The Eagle defense was all over Caudle, holding him to 13 completions on 31 passes, picking him off four times and holding him to -6 yards on five rushes.
Pemberton finished with 136 yards in the air on only six passes. He completed four of them, three for touchdowns.
Myers rushed only four times for 112 yards and three touchdowns.