Hometown Team: Cherokee head coach Josh Shaw looks back at Sequoyah and ahead to Rome

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The 2-0 Cherokee Warriors will play their third straight road game Friday night when the team hits the road to play the Rome Wolves at historic Barron Stadium. Rome brings a 1-0 record into the game.

Cherokee head coach Josh Shaw expects Rome head coach John Reid ready for the non-region game. Last year, Cherokee, ranked No. 20 in the latest High School Football America Georgia Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football, surprised the Wolves 21-15 at Tommy Baker Field.

Below you can listen to Coach Shaw talk about last week’s one-point win over Sequoyah and his breakdown on the Wolves.

Related: Sequoyah game recap

Below you can check-out the offial offensive, defensive and special team stats

2021 Cherokee Warriors

Overall Record – (2-0)

Region Record – (0-0)

Offensive Stats

PassingCompleteAttemptsYardsTDINTAVGLONG
SWANN21293826218.274
SAVASIR24421 21.026
Totals23334247218.474
RushingCarriesYardsAvg.TDLONG
JOHNSON241697.0144
HARSHAW22412.0124
WALTON273.5 5
SWANN351.713
JORDAN430.8 5
DASHER430.8 5
MOORE122.0 2
TEAM2-3-1.5  
Totals422105.0344
ReceivingCatchesYardsAvg.TDLong
HARSHAW915216.9374
MOORE48521.3238
RICHARDSON36020.0140
JOHNSON24623.0 41
JAMESON23417.0126
THOMPSON11717.0 17
GILLELAND11616.0 16
FULLEN11414.0 14
Totals2342418.4774
ScoringTD2-ptXPFGReturnsTotal Points
HARSHAW4    24
MOORE2    12
STAHL  91 12
JOHNSON1    6
RICHARDSON1    6
THOMPSON    16
JAMESON1    6
SWANN1    6
Totals10091178
PuntingPuntsYardsAvg.Inside 20Long
SWANN312040.0 50
SAVASIR23015.01 
Totals515030.0150
KickingXP-MadeXP-AttemptsFG- MadeFG-AttemptsFG-LongTouchbacksKOs
STAHL9111229813
RE. CHANDLEY0000011
 0000000
Totals9111229914
KO ReturnsReturnsYardsAvg.TDLong
JOHNSON24824.0030
FULLEN11616016
JAMESON11515.0015
BERGMAN11212.0012
HARSHAW11111011
Totals610217.0030
Punt ReturnsReturnsYardsAvg.TDLONG
J. JONES13535.0035
BERGMAN12121.0021
T. GODDARD133.003
Totals37123.7035
 
PenaltiesYards
15130

Defensive Stats

NameTotalSoloAssistTFLSackHurryFum RecCau FumIntPBUDef TDBlock KickSafety
T. Goddard31228 11       
Cox272241 3   1   
Simmons221471         
C. Goddard171151     1   
O’Keefe15105      2   
Young134612  2 1   
Thompson13823 11   1  
Hobson1024223     2 
Baker1091   1  2   
Dollyhigh7232         
Bieger761          
Holcomb6321         
Martin Jr.541          
Montgomery413          
Follmer4121         
Burn3111         
Thomas312  1       
Bergman321          
Luster 2 11 1       
Marano211      1   
Moore1  1   1     
Lindeborg1 1          
Lawson1 1  3       
Bogdady1  1 2       
Bible11           
Lanzas1 1      1   
Jordan11           
Harshaw         1   
Jones        1    
Lucas     1       
Hilliard         1   
Carney         1   
Total211126631751623112120

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