ANDREWS – The Cherokee Braves fell to 3-7 on the year with a 14-7 loss to the Andrews Wildcats on Friday, Oct. 21. Cherokee had 82 more net total yards than Andrews, but 17 penalties for 147 yards and three turnovers hurt the Braves.
Caleb Queen led Cherokee with 18 rushes for 75 yards. Ray Smith completed 5 of 19 passes for 109 yards, 1 TD and 2 INTs. Greg Tisho had another fine performance with 3 catches for 84 yards and a score.
The first half was all Andrews as Ian Curtis threw two touchdown passes – a 16-yard score to Eric Arreaga and a 13-yard score to Zach Bevins.
Cherokee’s lone score came minutes into the fourth quarter as Smith connected with Tisho on a 41-yard touchdown pass.
The Braves end their regular season this Friday, Oct. 28 at home (Seniors Night) against Robbinsville.
– Staff Report