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MJHS throttles Antioch
MT. JULIET -- Forcing five Antioch turnovers, Mt. Juliet rolled to a fifth consecutive victory with a 35-7 pasting of Antioch Friday night.

The Golden Bears limited Antioch to just 48 yards on the ground while picking off three passes and recovering a pair of fumbles.

Leading 14-0 at intermission, Mt. Juliet put the game on ice with a 21-point outburst in the third quarter.

QB Joey Hayes completed 15-of-21 aerials for 166 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

With the win, Mt. Juliet improved to 5-3 on the season and 4-1 in Region 3, 6A headed into an open week.

Friendship 25, Clarksville NW 20
CLARKSVILLE -- Junior Spencer Burge ran for 125 yards and three touchdowns to lead Friendship Christian to a 25-20 win at Class 4A Clarksville Northwest Friday.

All told, FCS ran for 260 yards on 56 attempts while holding the Vikings to just 150 yards in total offense.

The Commanders led 12-7 at intermission on the way to the victory -- improving to 4-3 on the season.

Friendship will host Donelson Christian Academy Friday, Oct. 16 at Pirtle Field.

Ravenwood 52, Lebanon 7
LEBANON -- Powerful Ravenwood used explosive plays in all phases of the game to overwhelm Lebanon 52-7 Friday at Tribble Field / Watkins Stadium.

The Raptors improved to 6-1 with the lopsided win, scoring five touchdowns on plays of 30 yards or longer.

"We were out-manned evey way, every form tonight," said LHS head coach Sam Harp. "It's obvious they're in a different league from us."

RHS speedster Chris Rowland scored three times, once on a 40 yard run from scrimmage, then added punt returns of 62 and 65 yards.

Lebanon turned the ball over four times, three interceptions and a fumble, while producing only 158 yards in total offense and six first downs.

Now 2-5 on the season, the Blue Devils will be back in action Friday, Oct. 16 at Antioch.

Franklin 35, Wilson Central 3
GLADEVILLE -- Franklin used a solid defensive effort and dominate ground game and rolled to a 35-3 win over Wilson Central Friday at Wildcat Stadium.

The Rebels ran for 416 yards on 51 attempts -- averaging just over eight yards per carry -- while limiting the Wildcats to 149 in total offense.

Wilson Central didn't help themselves, turning the ball over three times, twice on fumbles.

Jordan Wilson led WCHS with 60 yards on nine carries.

The Wildcats dropped to 4-4 on the season headd into an open week.

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