Independence, Smyrna Battle to the Finish in Playoffs

Independence, Smyrna Battle to the Finish in Playoffs
Kendrell Scurry scored a touchdown in Independence's first-round playoff contest.
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
0-0
INDEPENDENCE
at
SMYRNA
Send Photos of this Game to [email protected] to win a SONIC gift card

Independence’s Troy Henderson scored a 6-yard touchdown run with 2:48 left, helping lift the Eagles to a 14-13 TSSAA first-round playoff win over Smyrna on Friday.

Weston Landry’s point-after gave Independence its first lead of the second half, helping the Eagles advance to play at Ravenwood next week.

Smyrna extended its lead to 13-7 on Jose Baez’s 30-yard field goal with 1:12 left in the third quarter. 

The Eagles’ Nathan Cisco found Kendrell Scurry with a 6-yard throw, with Landry’s point-after providing a 7-0 lead with 9:13 let in the first quarter.

But Smyrna’s Alex Bannister hit Trae Brimm with a 43-yard pass, and Jose Baeza’s point-after tied the game.

A 37-yard Baeza field goal gave Smyrna a 10-7 halftime lead.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Offers for you

Support our publication by shopping here

Soltea
Improve Your Heart Health with All-Natural Soltea Daily Supplement – Click Now to Save 25% Off Your First Order
All-Natural Heart Health Supplement – Save 25% Now
CodeMonkey
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Truebill
Lower your bills and stay on top of your financial life with Truebil, the app that helps you save every day.
Take control & start saving money!
Acorns
Acorns helps you grow your money. Take control with all-in-one investment, retirement, checking and more.
Get a $5 bonus when you sign up.
Gabi
The easiest way to compare and save on home and auto insurance. Match coverage, compare rates and save.
Find hundreds in savings now!
Brigit
Know your spending habits, anticipate overdrafts, and get up to $250. Only takes 2 minutes. No credit check.
Get your finances on track.
Tally
Overcome your credit card debt with Tally. Consolidate and save money while you pay it down.
Get started with Tally today.
Grow Credit
Grow Credit is a free Mastercard you can use to pay your subscriptions while you build credit.
Start building your credit today!