Elizabethton, Tenn. (WJHL) – There was more than just rain falling on the first week of football a cyclone landed in Johnson City.
Elizabethton senior Cade Maupin had a coming-out party for his first game in a Betsy uniform chalking up 152 yards and one touchdown.
“This game means a lot to me, I wanted to just have one last good season and I know this team and they’re willing to do whatever it takes and that’s what I want to be a part of,” he said.
Maupin plays both sides of the ball and there’s one play that sticks out from the 28-20 victory over Science Hill…a one-handed interception.
“I saw the dude coming deep and I tried to kind of play it off, let the dude look open, and I went over there and just…I was just trying to make a play on the ball and it kind just stuck to my hand,” Maupin said.
Even though Maupin transferred from Dobyns-Bennett this type of production was expected of the senior.
“He’s been there, he’s done that, he’s got a calm about him. from the first day he came, he put his head down and went to work.”
“It’s been hard definitely, but coach Witten has helped me a lot and I have worked a lot together he’s helped me learn the plays and just how the offense and how everything works around here.”
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