Dusty Hayes stiff-arms a would-be tackler after catching a pass from Jake Phillips in Friday's win over Cumberland County. (Independent Herald photo/LeEtta Boyatt. Click image to purchase)
Dusty Hayes stiff-arms a would-be tackler after catching a pass from Jake Phillips in Friday's win over Cumberland County. (Independent Herald photo/LeEtta Boyatt. Click image to purchase)

 

HUNTSVILLE — Former University of Tennessee defensive back Inky Johnson talked to Scott’s football team Friday about overcoming adversity.

Then the Highlanders went out and overcame the adversity of a slow start by bombarding Cumberland County with their passing game, coasting to a 48-21 win.
Scott (2-0) scored on its first possession, then would not score again until late in the second quarter.

Cumberland County (0-2), meanwhile, put together a long drive to tie the game midway through the second quarter. After that, however, the Jets’ only chances at the end zone came on two big plays.

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