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Prep football; playoff pairings

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From Post staff reports
MT. JULIET -- Perfection.
Mt. Juliet blew open a close game with 28 second half points enroute to a 42-6 victory over Wilson Central Friday night, completing the first 10-0 regular season in the history of the football program.

With the win, the Golden Bears earned a No. 1 seed in the 6A playoffs and will host No. 8-seeded Oakland (6-4) Friday, Nov. 4.

Jalen Graham and Brannon Garza each scored two touchdowns as Mt. Juliet racked up 462 yards in total offense. Graham ran three times for 114 yards while fullback Contrez McCathern had 12 carries for 151 yards.

Wilson Central ended the season with a 2-8 record.

Hendersonville 37, Lebanon 0
Hendersonville ran for 239 yards and came away with a 37-0 win at Memorial Stadium Friday night.

The Commandos closed out the regular season with a record of 6-4 while Lebanon slid to 2-8 in Troy Crane's first season as head coach of the Blue Devils.

Hendersonville's David Priddy rushed for 108 yards and scored twice.

Friendship Christian 58, Monterey 7
Friendship Christian tok contral early with 30 first quarter point in Friday's 58-7 victory at Monterey.

The win vaulted FCS into a first round home game in the Class 2A playoffs as a No. 4 seed. The Commanders will take a record of 7-3 in their Nov. 4 home game vs. No. 5-seeded Jackson County (6-4).

FCS rushed for 252 yards on 32 attempts and did not attempt a pass in the game.

FRA 42, MJ Christian 8
NASHVILLE -- Franklin Road Academy bolted to a 21-0 lead and never looked back en route to a 42-8 victory Friday over visiting Mt. Juliet Christian Academy.

The Saints closed out the 2011 season with a record of 2-8.

Jackson County 13, Watertown 6
GAINESBORO -- Jackson County improved to 6-4 on the season with a 13-6 home win over Watertown Friday night.

The loss was the fourth in a row for the Purple Tigers after starting the season 6-0. Watertown (6-4) will be a 6-seed in next week's 2A playoffs and will travel to No. 3 seeded Rockwood (6-4). The winner of that first round game will play at No. 1 seed Boyd Buchanan (9-1).

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