By Marla Jones, Sports Editor
The North Sand Mountain/Sylvania showdown was sure to be quite the game as two Sylvania Alumni met as Coaches for opposing teams, Friday night.
North Sand Mountain jumped on the scoreboard early with a 1-yard touchdown with 9:38 remaining in the first. The PAT was good. Sylvania answered back with 5:58 remaining, with a Nick Shepard 20-yard pass to Hunter Miller, on a fake field goal. The Ram PAT was good. With 4:10 remaining in the first, NSM intercepted the ball and ran it back 75 yards for a touchdown. The kick was good.
With 10:08 remaining in the second quarter, the Bisons added another touchdown and extra point. With 1:27 left before the half, Caleb Roebuck ran for 7 yards to give the Rams a much needed touchdown. The PAT was good. Going into the half, North Sand Mountain led the Rams 21-14.
North Sand Mountain dominated the third quarter. They scored on a 1-yard touchdown run but the PAT was unsuccessful. They also had a 70-yard touchdown run with the PAT being good. Going into the fourth, North Sand was up 34-14.
In the fourth, Dylan Dicus had a 5-yard run for a touchdown and the PAT was good. Final was North Sand Mountain 34, Sylvania 21.
Caleb Roebuck had 126 yards for the night and one touchdown.
Sylvania will host the Fyffe Red Devils, Friday night.