Falcons drop season opener to Giles Co.

Lincoln County High School's Falcons got off to a tough start in their season opener at home with Giles Co. LCHS kept it close early trailing 13-7 at the break, but the Bobcats running game dominated the second half. Giles Co. finished with the win 38-14.

Kick off was delayed to 7:30 due to weather.

By Quarters: LCHS, 00, 07, 07, 00 (final 14); Giles Co. 00, 13, 12, 13 (final 38)

Offense: LCHS, 189 total yards, 96 on the ground and 93 in the air; Giles Co. 395 total yards, 322 on the ground and 73 in the air.

Rushing: LCHS, West Jenkins, 45 yards in 12 carries, 1 fumble, 1 TD; Jake Sorrells, 40 yards in 9 carries; Parker Webb, 1 carry for 8 yards; Rudy Cooper, 1 carry for 3 yards.

Receiving: LCHS, Josiaha Jenkins, 5 catches for 69 yards and 1 TD; Parker Webb, 2 catches for 20 yards; Trey Dempsey, 1 catch for 4 yards

Passing: LCHS, Jake Sorrells completed 8 of 14 attempts for 93 yards, 1 TD and 1 interception

Tackles: Rudy Cooper, 5.5; Tyler West, 2.5; Josiaha Jenkins, 7.5; Trey Allen, 3.5; Jaxxon Badgett, 5.5; Parker Webb, 2; Taylor Hammons, 2.5; Colton Ables, 1; Alec Scivally, 7; Sam Eason, 6; Landen Smith, 5.5; Trey Dempsey, 1; Tyler Sumner, 1.5; West Jenkins, 2; Seth Cowan, 1.

First Downs: LCHS, 10; Giles Co. 24

Turnovers: LCHS, 2; Giles Co. 1

Punts: LCHS, Jake Sorrells, 3 for 38.7 avg., long of 52 yards

PAT: LCHS, Reid Hardin, 2 of 2.

Penalties-Yards: LCHS, 6 for 35 yards; Giles Co. 8 for 73 yards

Next: The Falcons travel to Marshall Co. Friday night. Kick off is at 7 pm.