Highlanders overwhelm Rangers in MEC affair

Published 12:43 am Saturday, September 20, 2014

By Allen LaMountain


By ground or air, Cloudland delivered touchdowns by the bushel on Friday night at Orr Field in celebration of Homecoming.

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The Highlanders (5-0, 2-0 Mountain East Conference) had 361 yards of total offense by the halftime break and a 40-0 lead as Cloudland delivered a knockout to Unaka by a 47-0 final tally.

Cloudland scored on five of its six first-half possessions until letting the clock run out to the half on the sixth possession. Junior tailback Colby Birchfield scored on a 6-yard run to cap a six-play, 67-yard drive for a 6-0 Highlander lead.