An emotional Moore County Raiders team played in memory of a classmate on Saturday to earn a 57-53 regional quarterfinal victory over Santa Fe.
LOCAL SPORTS | The Raiders put together a “unicorn game” on Friday — scoring on four straight first down plays in the first six minutes of the game to beat Cornersville 53-0.
LOCAL SPORTS | The Raiders shut out Collinwood on Friday. Logan Hegwood led with three touchdowns. Moore County remains ranked No. 7.
Despite the Wildcats elusive triple option offense, the Raider defense — led by Landon Smith, Peyton Martin, Eli Brown, Logan Cashion, Dillon Sherrill, Bryson Carter, and Wes Clifton — managed crucial stops to help Moore County earned a 34-25 district win over Wayne County.
LOCAL SPORTS | On Monday, the Moore County Raiders beat Richland to earn a spot in the Region 5A Championship. They play Eagleville on Wednesday.
The Raiderettes beat Collinwood in overtime on Monday to advance to the Regional Final. Olivia Richards led for Moore County with 22 points followed by Ellie Graham with 16 and Charlotte Ray with 10.
The Raiders scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to snag a 34-10 win in Huntland on Friday. The Region 5A win earns them a first round play off game against McKenzie next Friday.
Moore County will travel to Huntland for the Battle of the Blue on Friday. The Hornets are the only things standing in between the Raiders and a late season playoffs run.
The Raiders battled the rain and Collinwood last Friday and walked away with a 27-12 win over the Region 5A foe. They play the Bulldogs in Cornersville this Friday.
It’s Homecoming and the final regular season home game as the Raiders take on Collinwood on Friday in a region game.