‘Skins scalp CAK, Oliver Springs next

Home field advantage would be more than the Loudon Redskins would need to knock off region rival CAK Warriors. The Warriors helped the Redskins as much as possible with costly turnovers and special teams breakdowns.

The result was a 28-7 drubbing at the hands of the ‘Skins. Loudon scored 21 points in the first quarter and CAK never recovered.

Looking Ahead

Redskins RB Josh Hawkins is a man on fire. Hawkins doesn't just have a 100 yard game here or there. He has rushed for 100 or more yards in each game Loudon has played through Week 6 and has gone over 150 yards twice on the season (vs. Alcoa & Sweetwater).

Believe it or not, running isn't all Hawkins is good at. Coach Jeff Harig and staff like to get creative, especially where there star tailback is concerned.

In Week 2's match up with Sweetwater, Hawkins not only rushed for 160 yards, he also passed for 48 yards and completed 3 of his 4 passing attempts. Hawkins has actually attempted 15 passes on the year thru Week 6 and is 6 of 15 for a 40% completion percentage.

Redskins junior QB Blake McNew isn't fairing all that badly himself, throwing for just under 300 yards on 25 of 40 passing for a 60% completion percentage and 11 yards per pass. McNew is accurate and picks the best moments to throw the ball. He won't get his team beat.

McNew will look for Tyler Campbell and Ben Everett the most when passing.

Defensively, the Skins are lead by Everett, with 76 total tackles and 3 sacks and Jordan Purdy, with 40 total tackles and 1 sack.

The Skins "D" is solid, holding most offenses they've faced to under 160 yards passing per game.

The ‘Skins next opponent is hapless Oliver Springs.

First year head coach Wiley Brackett has not found the going easy replacing stalwart Frank Johnson. The Bobcats are in full "Rebuild Mode" in 2006 and their results so far show it.

Defense has been a big part of why the Bobcats are 0-6 in 2006. The Oliver Springs "D" has allowed 172 points thru Week 6 for a 27 point average.

The offense hasn't helped much either, as the Bobcats have been held under 10 points three times and have only scored over 21 points once (vs. Scott Co in a 40-46 loss).

Oliver Springs RB Lynn Haynes has been the bright spot for the Bobcats, with 512 yards on 101 attempts for 5 TD's thru Week 6.

Panthers and Cherokees

The Lenoir City Panthers are on a 5 game losing streak since beating Cumberland County in Week One, 28-0. The Panthers lost to region rival Clinton Friday night 23-20.

The Panthers have been weak on defense, allowing 148 points thru Week Seven for a 21 point average.

The Schedules doesn't get any easier, with the Halls Red Devils coming to visit this week and the undefeated Maryville Rebels coming to call in the final game on the schedule.

Halls is 3-4 on the season, with a painfully close loss to next door neighbor Powell last week, 7-6. WR Daniel Dayton has been the Red Devil's biggest threat.

The Greenback Cherokees are reeling in head coach Brent Kilpatrick's first season.

The ‘Kees dropped their first six games, with a combined score of 132-279. Things finally looked a lil better in week 7 though, with an impressive 48-6 win vs. region rival Oakdale.

The Cherokees won't have long to celebrate, with regional rivals Coalfield, Midway and Oneida left on the slate.

The trio is a combined 15-6 thru Week Seven. Coalfield is undefeated on the season and has only allowed 53 points through 7 games.

The Yellow Jackets rely heavily on RB Brandon Davis to pound their opponents into submission. Davis had 154 yards and scored all of Coalfield's TD's in a Week 4 clash with region rival Midway.

Coalfield had a buy last week and has two weeks to prepare for the Cherokees.

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