The Raiders took their second loss of the season at Ashland Paul Blazer last Friday, with the Tomcats winning over East Carter 54-7.
Blazer scored 5 rushing touchdowns and had two touchdown pass receptions, rushing for a total of 325 yards and passing for 140. Blazer also scored two field goals and were good on six of their extra point attempts. Blazer had 59 total tackles in the game, with 41 of those solo tackles and 18 assists.
This is East Carter’s second loss of the season, leaving the team at 3-2 in five outings.
Further numbers for East Carter were not available at press time.
Carter County Public Schools have reported that contact tracing shows the Raiders football team was exposed to COVID-19, and at least one Raider team member has now tested positive for the virus.
The team will not practice or play any games for at least the next two weeks as they adhere to quarantine protocols.