Jacob Adams bounces off a would-be Watertown tackler Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Adams accumulated 127 rushing yards before leaving the game with an injury early in the third quarter. (Independent Herald photo/Lee Slaven)
Jacob Adams bounces off a would-be Watertown tackler Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Adams accumulated 127 rushing yards before leaving the game with an injury early in the third quarter. (Independent Herald photo/Lee Slaven)

Watertown made its first-ever trip to Oneida on Friday. And, for the Purple Tigers, the drive back to Wilson County was especially long, as they were dealt a 47-7 loss by the Indians.

But the win, which saw Oneida (3-1) relentlessly pound the ball at Watertown's defense while stopping the Tigers' offense in its tracks, was a costly one for the Indians. Senior halfback Jacob Adams, the top homerun threat in Oneida's offense, left the game with a knee injury early in the second half. Early indications were that it could be a season-ending injury.

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