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Sweetness of Victory Photos by Jolanda Jansma

Mountaineers Tristan Hurst (4) and Spencer Williams (13) salute their fans after Heritage snapped a 25-game losing streak with Friday's win at Lenoir City.
Sophomore Chase Ridings is pleased with the results as well.
These guys deserve a shoutout for the masks. The joy of Friday's win withstanding, these remain serious times.
This Heritage student trainer also goes mask up.
BPR editor Stefan Cooper went with The Avengers theme. Got a props from a 4-year-old entering the stadium. Nice.
Williams really had himself a game with a pair of touchdown catches and a pick on defense.
An unsung hero in the breakthrough win was tight end Riley Tipton. A pair of grabs on a Mountaineer second half drive led to the score that put Heritage ahead to stay.
Daniel Foxx uncorked the biggest run of the night for Heritage, a spinning, twisting 35-yard fourth quarter sprint to set up the score that sealed it.
This Ridings grab produced a huge, second half first down.
Williams and quarterback Zach Hollman celebrate the fourth-quarter touchdown connection that put it away.
Williams, not to be denied.
Nor was Hurst, here picking up a block from fellow senior Jordan Taylor.
Everyone in a Heritage uniform on Friday was having good day.
The student section, too.
When it counted in the second half, Hollman was flat out dealing!
Ethan Golder lines up the Panther quarterback for a sack. Defensively, the Mountaineers haven't looked this good in a long, long time.