Wilson Central and Mt. Juliet though still have playoff hopes but have to use the last two weeks to add to their victory collection. Friendship Christian, which played through the break, is comfortably lodged in second place in the East-Middle District 1A bound for a first-round home playoff game.
Cumberland’s offense got little accomplished on a partly cloudy, cool and breezy afternoon, wearing down the Dawg defense as the Eagles compiled 602 yards of total offense to CU’s 185 and 32 first downs to 12.
“They have a lot of transfers at their skill spots, especially on offense,” Cumberland coach Donnie Suber said of the Eagles. “They’re tall, they’re fast-paced, they score a lot of points and they throw the ball around.”