Boys Varsity Football · Tigers fall in overtime at Upperman


The Tigers worked overtime in their next-to-last game of the regular season, but failed to score on their only possession of the extra period in a 34-27 loss at Upperman.

The Bees scored on the first play of overtime, then stopped Macon County to seal the victory after the Tigers had driven 56 yards in 27 seconds to tie the game near the end of regulation.

Seth Carlisle connected with Chris Oliver for a 9-yard touchdown pass with six seconds to play for the tying score.

Carlisle completed 10-of-24 passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns, and finished with 136 rushing yards on 26 carries.

Noah Likens eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the second consecutive game, picking up 101 yards on 19 carries. Oliver had 56 yards and a touchdown on three receptions, while Likens had two catches for 51 yards and Joseph Medrano caught one pass for 47 yards.

The Tigers host Livingston Academy in the regular season finale on Friday, with the winner claiming the Region 3-4A title.