Enter McCurry, who turned things around in short order with a tight double-wing offensive set keyed around brothers Blake and Matt Zeman. Last week the brothers Zeman combined for six touchdowns in a 48-21 home win over Trousdale County High.
Matt Zeman, a senior quarterback, gained 64 yards and scored from 17 and 43 yards out, which helped the Warriors build a 20-7 lead going into halftime. He didn't have a single carry in the second half.
Blake Zeman, a sophomore fullback, scored four touchdowns and rushed for 143 yards on 19 carries. He also forced a fumble in the first half and intercepted a pass in the second.
They dont do a lot on offense, but what they do -- they execute very well, said veteran Friendship Christian School head coach John McNeal.
His Commanders are coming off a lopsided 42-6 home win a week ago over Cascade and enter tonights contest 10-1 and winners of eight games in a row since a late August loss at Gordonsville High.
Mt. Juliet plays at BrentwoodTwo stellar football teams square off tonight in Williamson County as Mt. Juliet plays at Brentwood High in the Class 6A quarterfinals. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Live radio coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on WANT FM-98.9 with a pregame show.
Coach Roger Perrys Golden Bears (11-1) scored 22 unanswered points in the second half and went on to thump Dickson County 39-10 last week.
Brentwoods Bruins stand 11-1 and have won three straight games including last weeks 34-14 victory over Nashville Overton.
Under the direction of first year head coach Mark Pemberton BHS has scored an average of 38.7 points per game while allowing just 10.
Wingback Ben Green leads the Bruins with 1,364 yards -- and average of better than nine yards per attempt -- and has scored 10 touchdowns. Senior Quarterback Austin Winfree has accounted for 21 touchdowns, running for 10 and throwing for 11. Hes completed 35-of-65 passes for 909 yards.