Published On: Mon, Oct 17th, 2016

FOOTBALL: Braves crush Rosman in key road game

 

ROSMAN – Cherokee (4-4) pulled back to .500 on the season with a huge 45-3 road win at Rosman (1-7) on Friday, Oct. 14.  The Braves, who got their first Smoky Mountain Conference win of the season, were led by Tye Mintz, junior quarterback, who accounted for 326 total yards of offense.

Isaiah Evans, Braves sophomore running back, carried the ball 12 times for 56 yards and two scores, and he also had a 62-yard pick-six in the second quarter.

 

SCORING SUMMARY:

1st Quarter

6:18 – Cade Mintz (Cherokee) 78-yard pass from Tye Mintz (Kendall Driver kick); Cherokee 7 Rosman 0

0:01 – Tye Mintz (Cherokee) 74-yard run (kick no good); Cherokee 13 Rosman 0

2nd Quarter

9:38 – Cade Mintz (Cherokee) 51-yard pass from Tye Mintz (two-point failed); Cherokee 19 Rosman 0

8:08 – Isaiah Evans 62-yard interception return (two-point failed); Cherokee 25 Rosman 0

1:51 – Evans 2-yard run (Tye Mintz run); Cherokee 33 Rosman 0

0:25 – Evans 20-yard run (kick no good); Cherokee 39 Rosman 0

3rd Quarter

1:09 – Evans 6-yard pass from Tye Mintz (two-point failed); Cherokee 45 Rosman 0

4th Quarter

6:51 – Harper Reese (Rosman) 32-yard field goal; Cherokee 45 Rosman 3

 

STATISTICS

RUSHING: Cherokee – Isaiah Evans 12 rush, 56 yards, 2 TD; Tye Mintz 5 rush 120 yards.  Rosman – Neil Tesnow 18 rush, 71 yards; Jonathan Holiday 8 rush, 25 yards; Alic Whitmire 5 rush, 31 yards

PASSING: Cherokee – Tye Mintz 10 of 15 for 206 yards, 3 TD.  Rosman – Luke Stewart 6 of 25 for 51 yards

RECEIVING: Cherokee – Cade Mintz 2 rec, 129 yards.  Rosman – Alic Whitmire 3 rec, 30 yards; Will Partin 1 rec, 11 yards; Jonathan Holiday 2 rec, 10 yards.

Note: There were no defensive statistics available, and the receiving statistics were not complete for Cherokee as submitted. 

– One Feather staff report