The Franklin County freshmen and JV Rebels beat the combined freshmen and JV team of Lincoln County High School 34-22 on the road Monday for their second win of the season.
The Rebels did most of their scoring in the second half as they steadily pulled away to pick up the road victory.
The Falcons scored on the opening drive to put the Rebels behind by a score of 8-0.
The Rebels were held scoreless until the second quarter when Kaleb Rigsby broke off a long run to make it 8-6 with six minutes remaining in the first half.
The freshmen and JV Rebels took their first lead of the game when Rigsby found Nashawn Holman for a touchdown pass in the closing seconds of the first half.
The Rebels led 12-8 at halftime.
Manny Scott gave the Rebels a bit of a cushion near the start of the second half when he broke off a 63-yard touchdown run to make it 18-8.
The Falcons responded later in the quarter with a touchdown to narrow the lead back down to four points.
Holman scored his second touchdown of the day by running the ball into the end zone with eight minutes remaining to make it 26-14.
Mason Moore gave the Rebels a boost on the defensive end by picking off a pass to give them good field position. Scott scored his second touchdown of the day shortly after to increase the lead to 34-14 with 3:31 remaining.
The Falcons scored one more touchdown and recovered the ensuing onside kick in an attempted rally, but Scott intercepted a pass to clinch the game.
Antonio Monson was a massive defensive presence for the Rebels with three sacks in the contest. Deandre Tate contributed 40 yards receiving and 20 yards rushing for the offense.
With the win, the freshmen Rebels improved to 2-0 on the season.
They will next play Monday at home against Tullahoma High School. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.