Lebanon 28, Warren County 13
LEBANON -- Churning out 352 yards in total offense, Lebanon snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 28-13 win over Warren County Friday, Aug. 28 at Tribble Field / Watkins Stadium.
Down 13-7 at intermission, the Blue Devils dominated the second half -- outscoring their guests 21-0.
"I'm happy for our young men," said LHS head coach Sam Harp. "They stayed the course through a long preseason and this is their reward."
Quarterback Jarren Stewart operated out of the Wildcat and rushed for 153 yards on 23 attempts -- scoring touchdowns on runs of 11, four and one yards. He also completed 5-of-7 pass attempts for 60 yards.
D'Anthony Harris scored Lebanon's other touchdown on a blazing 51 yard sprint down the Warren County sideline late in the third quarter that extended the Blue Devil lead to 21-13.
Lebanon was flagged nine times for 55 yards, but did not turn the ball over.
The Blue Devil kicking game was flawless as Logan White converted all four PAT attempts, including one of 35 yards after a penalty. Mason Reeve punted three times for an average of an average of 45.3 yards.
Lebanon (1-0) will open play in Region 3-6A September 4 at Nashville McGavock.
Wilson Central 21, Station Camp 20
GALLATIN -- Wilson Central's defense stopped a last-ditch try for two points to preserve a 21-20 win at Station Camp Friday.
Down 7-0 at intermission, the Wildcats scored twice in the third quarter and added an 18 yard TD run by Jordan Hooper and a two-point conversion by Hooper to take a 21-14 lead with 2:06 left.
Hooper powered for 145 yards on 10 carried and scored two touchdowns. Tyler Bowes added 78 yards on 18 attempts
Wilson Central (1-1) returns to action Friday, Sept. 4 hosting Antioch.
Cane Ridge 27, Mt. Juliet 0
ANTIOCH -- Cane Ridge defenders returned two interceptions for touchdowns as Mt. Juliet turned the ball over seven times in Friday's 27-0 road loss.
Sputtering of offense with just 119 yards, the Golden Bears dropped to 0-2 on the season headed into a Sept. 4 contest at Ravenwood.
BGA 35, Friendship 19
LEBANON -- Battle Ground Academy blew open a close game with a burst of three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to down Friendship Christian School 35-19 Friday at Pirtle Field.
BGA quarterback Clay Beathard completed 11-of-22 pass attempts for 312 yards and four touchdowns.
Friendship (1-1) turned the ball over four times and committed nine penalties for 52 yards.
Junior tailback Spencer Burge was spectacular in the loss, running 30 times for 230 yards and two touchdowns.
FCS will be back in action Friday, Sept. 4 hosting The King's Academy.
Davidson Academy 52, Watertown 26
NASHVILLE ---Trailing 20-7 in the second quarter, Davidson Academy scored 35 unanswered points in Friday night's 52-26 win over Watertown at Arnold Stadium.
The Purple Tigers (1-1) lost the services of senior Luke Turner when the tailback / linebacker went down with a lower leg injury in the second quarter.
WHS will host Cascade Friday, Sept. 4 at Robinson Stadium.
Richland 42, MJCA 29
LYNNVILLE -- Two Richland backs broke the 100-yard mark in Friday's 42-29 home win over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy.
All told, the Raiders ran for 425 yards against the Saints and led 42-13 before MJCA tacked on a couple of quick touchdowns in the closing seconds.
QB Alex Pitman completed 20-of-33 pass attempts for 309 yards and three touchdowns. Will Samuels caught six passes for 169 yards.
MJCA (1-1) will play at powerful Knoxville Webb Friday, Sept. 4.