|FCS, Tigers post wins|
|Saturday, August 29, 2009|
LEBANON -- Senior John Markham scored four touchdowns Friday night as Friendship Christian hammered Macon County High 40-6 at Pirtle Field.
Markham rushed for 121 yards on 13 carries, scoring on runs of seven, 23 and five yards. He also added a 70 yard kick return for six points.
Commander quarterback Lee Massen was clicking as he finished 9-of-10 for 140 yards – including a 43 yard TD pass to Parker Teeter just before the third quarter horn.
On a down note, Friendship lost starters Evan Shelton and Kyle Wood to shoulder injuries. They will be evaluated Monday.
FCS, now 2-0 on the season, opens play in Region 4A Sept 4 as Gordonsville High invades Pirtle Field.
WATERTOWN bounced back from last week’s season-opening loss with a 25-0 win over Middle Tennessee Christian School at Robinson Stadium.
Senior QB Dalton Phillips completed 17-of-27 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns – one a 79-yarder to tight end Nick Lennox in the first quarter and the second a 22 yard strike to Cody Christian just before intermission.
Watertown’s score before half was set up by a nifty interception and return by DB Andrew Jennings.
Dylan Holycross rushed 12 times for 45 yards while Phillips chipped in with 28 yards on eight attempts. Ninth grader Brannon Hill ran five times for 22 yards.
Lennox finished with five receptions for 142 yards.
Watertown (1-1) is idle Sept. 4, but will return to action Sept. 11 as Red Boiling Springs comes to town for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
MT. JULIET CHRISTAN slid to 0-2 on the season with a 37-7 loss Friday night at The King’s Academy in Seymour.
The Lions settled things early by jumping out 30-0 in the first quarter.
The Saints will play their third consecutive road game Sept. 4 as they travel to Monteagle Mountain to play an afternoon game at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee.