The Gordonsville Tigers lost to the Trousdale County Yellow Jackets on Friday night 28-20 in an exciting matchup, which was a defensive battle for a majority of the game.
Trousdale struck first in the game, running it in with 7 minutes left in the first quarter to take a 7-0 lead.
Gordonsville wasnt able to answer on their next drive, but the defense was able to make a couple big stops and push Trousdale County back and got into good position to score. Tyler Gregory took it in for a touchdown to tie the game at 7-7 midway through the second quarter.
Both defenses made a couple stops, but Gordonsville gave Trousdale the ball back in good position and the Yellow Jackets took advantage of the field position and scored with a couple minutes left to take a 14-7 lead into halftime.
The defensive battle continued into the second half, but Gordonsville was able to tie it up with 44 seconds left in the third quarter off of a rush by Tyler Gregory to tie it up at 14-14.
Trousdale bounced back with a score of their own, running it in a couple minutes later with 11:03 left in the game.
The Tigers offense couldn’t bounce back to score, turning the ball over on downs, and Trousdale drove down and attempted a 38 yard field goal, which went off the crossbar and bounced out giving the Tigers the ball back, midway through the fourth quarter.
The Tigers turned the ball over on the first play of their drive, giving up a touchdown on a strip and score to give Trousdale a 28-14 lead with a little over 5 minutes left.
The Tigers were struck by another turnover bug on their next drive, throwing an interception while trying to make a play downfield.
Gordonsville was able to score late in the game off of a Treyson Davis receiving touchdown, but a bobbled snap caused them not to get any points after making the score 28-20. The Tigers were not able to get the ball back and the Yellow Jackets were able to win the game 28-20.
What’s next for the Tigers?
The Gordonsville Tigers will host Clay County next week on 9/18