The Transylvania Times -

By Scotty Ruff
Sports Writer 

Big Plays Early Help Braves Race Past Tigers 45-3

 

October 17, 2016

Tiger quarterback Luke Stewart had a busy night, throwing 25 pass attempts. However, the Braves' defense held Rosman to just 51 passing yards on six completions.

The Rosman Tigers just can't get a break on the injury front this season and Friday night's match up with Cherokee saw the Tigers go down another man. The Tigers were without eight starters and Friday night saw the Tigers without their leading rusher and receiver Tanner Whitman. Whitman suffered a concussion last week against Robbinsville.

The first two plays for the Braves would set the tone for the entire game. Quarterback Tye Mintz hit little brother Cade Mintz for a 78-yard bomb to start off the frenzy.

On Cherokee's second offensive play, Mintz kept the football for a 74-ya...



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