Anderson County spoiled Franklin County's bid at a district championship and a third consecutive undefeated regular season. The Bearcats won 35-21 Friday at Hollie Warford Jr. Stadium.
The Franklin County Flyers had a 21-14 lead and the ball late in the second quarter, but attempted a fake punt on their own 13-yard line.
The trick play was unsuccessful and Anderson County took over on downs. The Bearcats (7-1) quickly capitalized on the play call and scored on a 1-yard run by Ross Cox to tie the score 21-21 going into halftime.
The Flyers (8-1) never recovered as Anderson County put up 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.
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