The Warren County Screaming Devils were looking to go back-to-back against Lincoln County on Friday, Sept. 27 but lost 40-14.
Lincoln County came out strong in the first quarter with a 35-yard touchdown run by Tevin Gartrell with 8:58 to go in the first quarter. JT Bundrick kicked the extra point giving the Red Devils the lead 7-0.
WCHS gained possession on the ensuing kickoff but was forced to punt to Lincoln County, and the Red Devils gained possession on the Warren County 42-yard line. The Screaming Devils’ Micola Walker recovered a Lincoln County fumble and retook possession on their own 43-yard line with 5:21 to go in the first quarter.
The Screaming Devils capitalized on the turnover first with a 30-yard fingertip grab by Kyree Evans getting them almost in the redzone. A few plays later Jordan Menchaca scored on a one-yard quarterback keeper with 3:35 left in the first quarter. Travis Moss scored the two-point conversion and put WCHS up 8-7.
Lincoln County’s Kolbi Ferguson scored a two-yard touchdown with 10 seconds to go in the first quarter, and the two-point conversion was no good, putting them ahead again 13-8.
Both teams were held scoreless in the second quarter, with Lincoln County missing two field goals near the end of the quarter.
LCHS scored three times in the third quarter on a 28-yard fumble recovery, a two-yard touchdown run and a four-yard touchdown run both by Kolbi Ferguson.
Warren County also scored in the third quarter as Kyree Evans ran back a kickoff 60 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter, but the two-point conversion failed. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 34-14.
Lincoln County rounded out the scoring for the night with a two-yard touchdown run by Colton Willis. JT Bundrick kicked the extra point, and scoring was finalized at 40-14.
Warren County will travel to Greensboro on Oct. 4 to face the Greene County Tigers at 7:30 p.m.