TOP PHOTO: Elijah Evans (6) wiggles free from a Panther and scores for the Cougars.

By Raymond McGhee

HARROGATE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The Campbell County JV Hoppers continued their winning streak Saturday evening by defeating the Cumberland Gap Panthers 20-14 in overtime at the Livesay Middle School football stadium.

Harley Graham (18) hauls it across the goal line for the

The young Cougars scored early in the game and led the Panthers 6-0 at the half.  The Panthers came back strong in the second half with the Cougars trailing 14-6.  With mere seconds left on the clock, the Cougars added 6 points to the board and trailed by a mere 2 points.  The Cougars went for 2 and tied the game 14-14 as the clock ran out.

This young lady is one happy cheerleader and is all smiles about the Cougar win.

The parents and fans of the young Cougars were on their feet with loud roars of victory as the young Cougars won the game in overtime 20-14. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/22/2021-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF RAYMOND MCGHEE)