Tigers quarterback Blake Pomajzl scored from the 1-yard line as the first-half clock expired. He was set up by a pair of 12-yard runs by Gauge Young.
Young also was a factor on defense, stopping a Battle drive with a fumble recovery at the S-C 12-yard line with 4:14 to go in the third quarter.
In the photo: Smith-Cotton freshman Gauge Young stretches for extra yardage in Monday night’s game against Battle High School at Jennie Jaynes Stadium. The freshmen Tigers won their season opener, 6-0. Photo courtesy Sedalia School District 200.