Waverly senior running back Payton Shoemaker fits between two defenders and tries to wiggle his way out of their clutches during one of his runs in Friday night’s 30-27 win over Athens. Shoemaker finished with 207 rushing yards and four touchdowns.
Waverly sophomore J.T. Barnett (4) and freshman Wyatt Crabtree (8) converge on Athens quarterback Joey Moore during Friday night’s win. Barnett had 13 tackles and two sacks to lead the defense, while Crabtree added 7.5 tackles and a sack in his first varsity game.