Trousdale edges Sycamore in 2 OTs
Jerry Richmond Hartsville Vidette
Updated Aug 31, 2013 at 12:39 AM
PLEASANT VIEW — Trousdale County and host Sycamore played tit for tat for four quarters and two overtimes until a kick made the difference.
Christian Lauderdale's extra point following Zach Blackwell's 10-yard run in the second overtime gave the Yellow Jackets a walk-off 28-27 thriller over the Class AA War Eagles.
Dillon Bright's 6 yard run in the top of the second overtime put Sycamore up 27-21, but the two-point pass failed.
In the first overtime, quarterback Marquel Claiborne's 6 yard touchdown run and Kenyan Harper's two-point run put Trousdale in front 21-13.
A 15-yard personal foul on Sycamore backed the War Eagles 15 yards, forcing them to start their half of the overtime with first and goal on the 25. But Adam Clanton hit Brandon Burton with a 25-yard touchdown pass and Bright ran in the two-point conversion to force the second overtime.
Each team scored matching touchdowns in the second and fourth quarters.
Seth Holder preserved a 13-13 tie by blocking Sycamore's extra point with 1:50 left in the fourth after Bright's 3-yard touchdown run.
Harper, who ran for 176 yards on 17 carries, scored his second touchdown of the night on a 6 yard run with less than eight minutes to play.
Harper's 14-yard score made it 7-0 early in the second. But Clanton barely got the ball over the goal line from a yard out with three seconds left for a 7-7 halftime tie.
Trousdale improved to 2-0 despite losing a fumble and throwing three interceptions. Sycamore, which dropped to 1-1, had just one turnover, an interception.
The Yellow Jackets will come home for next Friday's 7 p.m. visit from Watertown for their home and District 8-A opener on The Creekbank.
Trousdale County 28, Sycamore 27, 2 OTs
Trousdale County 0 7 0 6 8 7—28
Sycamore 0 7 0 6 8 6—27
Trousdale County — Kenyan Harper 14 run [Christian Lauderdale kick], 11:25.
Sycamore — Adam Clanton 1 run [Scott Herstek kick], :03.
Trousdale County — Harper 6 run [run failed], 7:52.
Sycamore — Dillan Bright 3 run [kick blocked], 1:50.
Trousdale County — Marquel Claiborne 6 run [Harper run].
Sycamore — Brandon Burton 25 pass from Clanton [Bright run].
Sycamore — Bright 6 run [pass failed].
Trousdale County — Zach Blackwell 10 run [Lauderdale kick].