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PREP FOOTBALL -- Games from Oct. 24

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Lebanon's Joseph Taylor (21) taken down by a pack of Wildcats / Steve Wampler, The Wilson Post

Central 40, Lebanon 13
LEBANON -- Nursing a 14-0 lead at intermission, Wilson Central took advantage of two Lebanon turnovers in the early minutes of the third period enroute to a 40-13 victory over the Blue Devils Friday at Clifton Tribble Field.

With the win, Wilson Central's fifth straight over their in-county rivals, the Wildcats improved to 4-5 overall and 3-3 in District 9AAA.

D'Sean Osborne scooped up a Raheem Reynolds fumble on Lebanon's first offensive snap in the second half and returned the bobble 61 yards for a touchdown, giving WCHS a 21-0 lead.

Moments later, Ray Coggins recovered another LHS fumble, setting up a 39-yard field goal by Adam Williams to boost the Wildcat lead to 24-0.

Lebanon (0-9) went on to add two fourth quarter TDs.

Gallatin 28, Mt. Juliet 27
MT. JULIET -- A last ditch 47-yard field goal attempt slid wide right, allowing Gallatin to escaped with a 28-27 victory over Mt. Juliet Friday night.

The Green Wave (6-3, 4-2 in District 9-AAA) had taken the lead late as QB Julian Meador's eight-yard TD pass to Nick Tuck GHS to within a point of the Bears at 28-27 with 42 seconds remaining.

Meador's quarterback sneak gave Gallatn the 29-28 lead.

Mt. Juliet (4-5, 3-3) went up 28-21 with 1:24 left on a three-yard run by fullback Kyle Mahler.

The Bears were their own worst enemy, being flagged three times in the second half for personal fouls and missing four field goal attempts.

The win marked the fifth in a row for the Green Wave after starting the season 1-3.

Watertown 32, Goodpasture
WATERTOWN -- Surging Watertown improved to 4-5 on the season with a 32-0 win over Goodpasture Friday night at Robinson Stadium.

WHS quarterback Seth Price ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more. The sophomore completed five-of-seven attempts and was picked off once.

Winners in four of their last five games, the Purple Tigers will close out the 2014 regular season next Friday vs. Jackson County.

MJ Christian 34, Zion Christian 13
COLUMBIA -- Leading 13-10 at intermission, Mt. Juliet Christian piled on three third quarter touchdowns and went on the defeat Zion Christian 34-13 Friday. With the win, the Saints improved to 2-7 on the season while Zion Christian slipped to 3-6.

Peyton Sloan led the MJCA attack with 87 yards on 12 carries and three touchdowns. QB Rik Vanmali completed 11-of-18 passes for 129 yards and a score.

Friendship Christian 49, Fayetteville 14
FAYETTEVILLE -- The long drive into Lincoln County was certainly worth the effort Friday night as Friendship Christian improved to 8-1 with a 49-14 victory over Fayetteville.

Friendship senior tailback Austin Taylor ran 12 times for 218 yards and scored four touchdowns.

The Commanders broke open a 14-0 first quarter lead with a 28-point second quarter explosion and never looked back.

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