FCS downs MTCS 14-0
FCS 14, MTCS 0 -- Quarterback Kyle Neal ran for 118 yards and a touchdown Friday night as Friendship Christian defeated Middle Tennessee Christian 14-0 at Pirtle Field.
Up 14-0 at intermission, the Commander defensive unit took over -- limiting the visiting Cougars to 181 yards in total offense and just nine first downs for the game.
Dekolas Reeves rushed 10 times for 25 yards and Kyle Wood carried five times for 27 yards and scored Friendship’s second touchdown.
The Commanders will return to action Friday as they travel to Lafayette to take on Macon County High.
HERITAGE 26, WATERTOWN 13 -- The Purple Tiger defense couldn’t get stops when they were needed the most in a 26-13 loss to Heritage High of White House Friday, Aug. 20 at Robinson Stadium.
“We’ve got some work to do with our tackling,” said Purple Tiger head coach Gavin Webster.
Heritage never trailed, jumping out to a 13-0 lead with 7:44 left before intermission.
Freshman quarterback Ty Jobe came off the bench to complete 10-of-15 passing attempts for 107 yards.
He threw touchdown passes of 19 yards to KeAndrew Bate and 42 yards to Andrew Jennings.
He also threw three interceptions -- two of which came off deflections.
Robert Davenport was in on several tackles for the Tigers and recovered a Patriot fumble.
Watertown will be on the road Friday night as they travel to Murfreesboro to take on Middle Tennessee Christian School.
Both teams enter Friday’s game 0-1 on the season following season-opening losses.
DCA 48, MJCA 0 -- Fresh from a 48-0 loss to Donelson Christian in the home-opener Friday, Aug. 20, Mt. Juliet Christian will bus to Shelby County Friday night for an encounter with Memphis Academy for Health Sciences. DCA (1-0) went for the throat early with four first period touchdowns and mounted a 28-0 lead with nearly six minutes left. Leading 35-0 after three quarters, DCA threw the ball well into the fourth quarter, connecting on scoring passes of five and 42 yards. Mt. Juliet Christian QB Tyler Sumner connected on 3-of-12 passes for 40 yards. He ran six times for 23 yards.