LORETTO ‚Äî Trousdale County went the extra mile to get closer to an unbeaten regular season Friday night.
The Yellow Jackets traveled near the Alabama state line and emerged victorious, scoring five first-half touchdowns en route to a 49-14 win at Loretto.
Marquel Claiborne threw four touchdown passes and Trousdale County (8-0) rushed for 252 yards in dealing Loretto its second straight loss.
Clarborne, who was 10 of 13 passing for 110 yards, threw touchdown passes of 1 and 28 yards to Kenyon Harper and added a 34-yard scoring pass to Seth Holder and 9 yards to Zach Blackwell. Chase Dallas added a 5-yard run as Trousdale County built a 35-0 halftime lead.
Harper scored his third touchdown on a 20-yard run in the third quarter before Loretto (3-4) got on the board when Cory Allen raced 35 yards for a touchdown to open the fourth quarter.
Tanner Lannom broke a 49-yard run for Trousdale County before Loretto‚Äôs Darrell Lewis scored on a 44-yard run to close the scoring.
Trousdale County held Loretto to six first downs and 132 yards, including 128 on the ground.
Trousdale County 14 21 7 7--49
Loretto 0 0 0 14-14
T-Seth Holder 34 pass from Marquel Claiborne (Lauderdale kick)
T-Harper 1 pass from Claiborne (Lauderdale kick)
T-Harper 28 pass from Claiborne (Lauderdale kick)
T-Dallas 6 run (Lauderdale kick)
T-Blackwell 9 pass from Claiborne (Lauderdale kick)
T-Harper 20 run (Lauderdale kick)
L-Allen 30 run (Hannah kick)
T-Lannom 49 run (Harrison kick)
L-Lewis 44 run (Hannah kick)
First downs 17 6
Rushes-Yards 32-252 29-128
Passing Yards 110 4
Comp-Att-Int 10-13-0 1-4-0
Punts 2-31 4-35
Fumbles 0-0 0-0
Penalties 2-10 6-47
RUSHING: Trousdale: Harper 7-72, Blackwell 5-53, Claiborne 2-18, Burnley 10-46, Chase Dallas 1-6, Lannom 2-49, Gammons 4-9, McMurtry 1-(-1).
PASSING: Trousdale: Claiborne 10-13-0-110.
RECEIVING: Trousdale: Harper 6-63, Blackwell 1-9, Holder 3-38.