Central, WHS remain perfect
GLADEVILLE -- Winless Siegel put up quite a fight, but Wilson Central remained undefeated by gutting out a 23-17 victory over the Stars Friday at Wildcat Stadium.
Wilson Central (4-0) led 10-0 after one period and 17-7 at intermission, only to see the Stars put up 10 third quarter points -- cutting the margin to 20-17 headed into the final 12 minutes.
Senior kicker Adam Williams gave his team a little cushion with a 40-yard field goal with 7:33 left in the game, his third three-pointer of the evening.
Defensive back Dillon Cranford tipped away a Siegel pass in the endzone minutes later to help preserve the victory.
Tyler Bowes ran 19 times for 131 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns while Blake M70 yards Meadors completed 8-of-17 passes for 70 yards. Neither finished the game due to injury.
Devon High hauled in four passes for 56 yards.
Williams blasted field goals of 51, 25 and 40 yards.
The Wildcats will host regional rival McGavock Sept. 16.
Watertown 48, Grundy Co. 7
Watertown celebrated homecoming in a big way Friday night, rocking Grundy County 48-7 at Robinson Stadium.
Quarterback Seth Price three five touchdown passes, three to his brother Heath, shredding the Yellow Jacket defense with a 12-of-19 performance -- good for 277 yards.
Price hooked up with his brother for scoring plays of 27, 9 and 52 yards. He also connected for TDs with Corbin Beene from 33 yards out and 73 to Vonte Bates.
heath Price finished with seven receptions for 129 yards while Bates caught three balls for 108.
Ty Love ran 16 times for 78 yards and scored on a three-yard blast in the third period.
Now 4-0 on the season, Watertown returns to the gridiron at Jackson County High Sept. 16.
MJ Christian 60, Houston Co. 7
ERIN -- Well rested tailback Austin Collier scored six touchdowns Friday night as Mt. Juliet Christian Academy dominated Houston County 60-7.
The win pushed the Saints to 3-1 on the season headed into a Sept. 16 road game at Franklin Road Academy.
Collier, who missed the past two games following a medical procedure, needed only 12 carries to shred the Fighting Irish for 230 yards.
Darius Hylick rushed for a pair of long touchdowns and Preston Sloan chipped in with a touchdown on four attempts for 126 yards .
Mt. Juliet 41, Franklin Co. 7
WINCHESTER -- Talk about spreading the wealth.
Eight different Mt. Juliet backs ran the football for 301 yards in Friday's 41-7 victory at Franklin County High.
With the win, the Golden Bears moved to 2-2 on the season headed into a Sept. 16 home game vs. winless Lebanon.
All told, Mt. Juliet piled up 423 yards in total offense while holding the Rebels scoreless until a fourth quarter touchdown against the MJHS reserves.
Terrence Watkins led Mt. Juliet with 70 yards on 11 carries while Mason Earls ran six times for 56 yards and scored a touchdown.
Marcello Walton had three touches for 81 yards and scored on a 64-yard jaunt late in the first half.
Earls completed 2-of-5 pass attemots for 47 yards and a TD while Cody Glass went 4-of-7 for 45 and a score.
Summit 44, Lebanon 6
SPRING HILL -- Summit scored on each of seven first half possessions and rolled to a 44-6 home win over Lebanon Friday.
The Spartans improved to 3-1 on the season while LHS remained winless at 0-3.
Summit raced for 351 yards rushing on 40 carries -- an average of over eight yards per attempt -- an piled up 14 first downs to Lebanon's two.
LHS was stymied offensively, managing just 58 yards in total offense.
The lone bright spot was a 47-yard touchdown run by Tyrique Cooper with 4:51 left in the contest.
The Blue Devils are scheduled to play on the road Sept. 16 at cross-county rival Mt. Juliet.