Longhorns stump Golden Raiders

Published 2:25 am Saturday, October 4, 2014

By Zack Vance


KINGSPORT — If the crowd turnout was any indication to how Friday night’s Three Rivers Conference game would unfold for Sullivan North, the Golden Raiders were a dead duck from the opening whistle.

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In front of a low capacity crowd at Benny Compton field, Sullivan North was held to only 194 total yards as Johnson County kept its playoff hopes alive with a 28-6 victory — the first for the Longhorns over the Golden Raiders since 2007.

“We had to change a little defensively to stop their double wing,” Johnson County head coach Don Kerley said. “It can definitely hurt you, so I was really proud with how our defense played tonight.”