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Friday's prep football results

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WC's Bowes, 169 yards on 23 carries

Wilson Central 48, Beech 35
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Wilson Central rallied from 14 points down to post a 48-35 win over District 9AAA rival Beech Friday.

The Wildcats rolled up more than 400 yards on the ground as Weston Rountree scored three touchdowns and Tyler Bowes added another. Bowes was a workhorse, running 23 times for 169 yards; Rountree finished with seven carries for 143.

Wilson Central improved to 2-3 in District 9AAA and 3-5 overall headed into an open week.

Watertown 7, Jo Byrns 6
CEDAR HILL -- Watertown improved to 3-5 on the season with a tight 7-6 win at Jo Byrns High Friday, Oct. 10.

The Purple Tigers got their only touchdown on a 63-yard hookup between QB Seth Price and WR Devon High. Cameron Jennings boomed the PAT that proved to be the eventual game-winner.

Watertown is idle this week, and will return to action Friday, Oct. 24 at home vs. Goodpasture.

Portland 20, Lebanon 14
LEBANON -- Portland overcame nine fumbles with a pair of fourth quarter punt returns for touchdowns in Friday's 20-14 victory over Lebanon at Tribble Field / Watkins Stadium.

Devonate House broke Lebanon's back with a 50-yard return and a 72-yard return on a rain-slick field, helping the Panthers break an 18-game losing streak dating back to the 2012 season.

Lebanon mustered 275 yards in total offense and 11 first downs, but couldn't make the tackles on special teams.

LHS fell to 0-8 on the season headed into the open week. Portland improved to 1-6.

Friendship Christian 28, Davidson Academy 21
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian came from behind with a pair of second half touchdowns to down Davidson Academy 28-21 Friday at Pirtle Field.

Friendship's Austin Taylor tied the game at 21-all with his second touchdown at the 4:10 mark of the third period on a two-yard plunge and Mikey Jones put the game on ice with a 29-yard scamper with 10:40 left in the game.

FCS ran for 331 yards on 25 carries, led by 195 yards on 18 attempts by Taylor.

With the win, the Commanders improved to 6-1 on the season as they prepare to play at Donelson Christian Academy Oct. 17.

Hendersonville 63, Mt. Juliet 38
HENDERSONVILLE -- Down 17-14 after one quarter, District 9AAA leader Hendersonville exploded for 28 points in the second period on the way to a 63-38 win over Mt. Juliet Friday at Memorial Stadium.

The game saw the two teams combined for more than 1,000 yards in total offense.

Hendersonville's Cameron Turner rushed for 204 yards and four touchdowns while Mt. Juliet Nolan Chowbay completed 13-of-19 passes for 270 yards. He also ran for 63 yards and another score.

Mt. Juliet dropped to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in 9AAA with the loss headed into an open week.

The win moved Hendersonville to 7-1 on the season and a perfect 5-0 in league play.

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