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Freshmen clipped by Cavs
Peppi Miller good
WCHS freshman Peppi Miller leaps over a tackle on his way to a big gain Thursday night against Cookeville. The Cavaliers were able to claim a victory at Nunley Stadium. - photo by James Clark
The WCHS freshman football team gave a feisty effort Thursday night at Nunley Stadium, but couldn’t get past a fast and physical Cookeville team.The Cavaliers notched a 33-16 victory behind a quick-strike offense that showed it’s capable of scoring points in a hurry.After the game, WCHS freshman coach David Upton praised his players for their fight and determination. He said the Pioneer offense moved the ball up and down the field, but struggled to punch it into the endzone.“These guys are working their butts off to get better every day and I’m proud of how they played,” said Upton. “On our first series, we were moving the ball really well when we got a holding penalty and that stalled the drive.