Warrior ‘D’ forces five turnovers in 28-14 football jamboree victory over Trion, Ga.

Cherokee County High School running back Tae Diamond tries to break a tackle of a Trion defender during football jamboree action in Centre on Friday. Photo by Shannon Fagan.

Staff Reports

CENTRE – The Cherokee County Warriors forced five Trion turnovers to help earn a 28-14 victory in football jamboree action on Friday.

Jeb Crane and Haden Wheeler both had an interception apiece. Jack Amos, Tae Diamond and Alex Johnson each recovered a fumble.

Speaking of Diamond, he ran for 41 yards on 11 carries with two scores from a yard in the first quarter and nine yards in the third. Jacob Cornejo collected 66 yards on 10 totes with a 3-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Quarterback Cade Hopper accounted for the other Warrior score – a 1-yard rush up the middle just before halftime to put the Warriors in front 14-0.

Trion turned the ball over on its first two possessions of the second half, both of which led to short Warrior touchdowns and a 28-0 advantage.

The Bulldogs finally got on the board late in the third quarter on a 1-yard run by Logan Eller. Kade Smith scored on a 5-yard run for the varsity final.

Both teams’ junior varsity squads played the fourth quarter, in which the Warriors won 12-0. Quarterback Carson Tittle tossed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Ben Frampton. Quarterback Cooper Allen connected with Keyshon Woods on a 16-yard score just before the end of the scrimmage for the final.

Cherokee County opens the 2022 regular season next Friday against Model High School in Rome, Ga.

Cherokee County High School quarterback Cade Hopper takes off on a run from the end zone in the second quarter of the Warriors’ football scrimmage with Trion, Ga., on Friday. Photo by Shannon Fagan.
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