The East Ridge High School football team stayed undefeated on the year with a 24-14 win over Hixson Friday night at Shanks Field/Raymond James Stadium.
The win moves the Pioneers to 6-0 on the season. East Ridge will travel to Notre Dame next Friday in a Region 3/3A game.
Running back Traneil Moore scored on a 67-yard run in the first quarter, then added a 1-yard scoring run in the second. The score was tied 14 all at the half.
Steady placekicker C.J. Bond put East Ridge in front for good with a 35-yard field goal with 10 minutes to play in the third quarter. Jesse Jones hauled in a 23-yard pass from Eric Bennett with 2:42 left in the game to seal the win.
Hixson’s touchdowns came on short runs by Justin Nicholson and Myles Ratliff.