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Keep Choppin’

Rebels ‘find a way’ in comeback thriller at Alcoa

Maryville sophomore Tee Hodge follows the block of his older brother, senior Isaiah Cobb (2), into the line on Friday at Alcoa. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
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Once Tee Hodge cut back, Usain Bolt wasn’t going to catch him.

The Maryville sophomore sprinted over right guard, banked hard left just past the linebackers and it was off to the races. Eighty yards later, the Rebels were back out front with 11 minutes remaining, hanging onto the lead the rest of the way in a 28-24 win at rival Alcoa on Friday.

First, though, Tommy Smith, Michael Jones and Mason Shelton.

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