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Sevier County snags road win over Jefferson County to start the season

The Sevier County Smoky Bears clawed their way to a gritty road win in Friday’s season opener against Jefferson County, 21-13.
Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 6:26 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 20, 2021 at 11:31 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Sevier County Smoky Bears clawed their way to a gritty road win in Friday’s season opener against Jefferson County, 21-13.

Sevier County jumped out to a 14-0 lead just before halftime before Jefferson County cut the deficit in half mid-way through the third quarter with a 50-yard pass from Izaiah Hall to Kade Parker.

Patriots’ running back Omarian Mills⁩ rushed for 140 yards on 22 carries in the loss.

Sevier County hosts Carter in a special Rivalry Thursday game next Saturday evening while Jefferson County heads to Cocke County for a Friday matchup.

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