Senior wide receiver Devon Jones laid claim to the single-season Campbell County touchdown reception record on Friday night as he snagged three TD passes. Jones moves ahead of previous record holders Shawn Marcum (2017) and Joseph Elkins (2014) who each had 15 touchdown receptions.
The record for most touchdown passes in a single-game was soley held by All-State Cougar quarterback Ethan Jeffers (2014) with seven. However, Jeffers record has been matched twice this season by sophomore QB Landen Hensley. Hensley tossed seven TD passes Friday night to go along with 487 yards through the air with the yardage being a new one-game record surpassing Jeffers in that category.
Campbell hosts Oak Ridge in a region game on Friday night. It’s Senior Night, and the game kicks off at 7:30pm.
The Sevier County Smoky Bears lost at Maryville to Heritage, 16-13, last Friday while the Campbell County Cougars fell at Powell to the defending state champs two weeks ago by a final of 58-36. Campbell is coming off a bye week.
Campbell defeated Heritage on its home field on Aug. 26 by a final of 46-28, and the Mountaineers are the only common opponent. “Heritage was a good team then, and they have really improved as the season has gone along,” said Campbell Head Coach Justin Price.
Sevier has a one point win, a six point win, two seven point wins and a three point loss. The Smoky Bears are average 16 points a game, giving up 13.
For Campbell, the Cougars have a one point win, a four point win and a win in overtime to go along with a three point loss and a single digit loss. What the Cougars score and give up is almost even with Campbell averaging 36 ;points a game allowing 37 ppg.
The Smoky Bears are 6 & 2 while Campbell is 4 & 4 in all games.
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Here is the latest Cougar roster.
2022 Campbell results
Chattanooga Central 35 Cougars 21
Cougars 46 Heritage 28
Cougars 27 Lenoir City 23 (Region Game)
Cougars 34 Morristown East 33
Karns 36 Cougars 33
Kingston 41 Cougars 40
Cougars 54 Clinton 48 (OT)
Powell 58 Cougars 36
Cougars 48 Sevier County 45
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/24/2022-6AM)