|Locals win homecoming tilts|
|Saturday, September 26, 2009|
LHS, FRIENDSHIP & MJ POST SHUTOUTS
Homecoming fans went home happy at three local high schools Friday night as Lebanon, Friendship Christian and Mt. Juliet all celebrated with shutout wins.
Lebanon (4-2) blanked Glencliff 10-0 at Nokes-Lasater Field as senior tailback Jordan Stafford rushed for 149 yards on 32 carries. Patrick Maynard connected with Phillip Vance on a 20-yard scoring pass for the game's only touchdown.
Friendship's John Markham rushed four time for 105 yards and three touchdowns Friday as the Commanders sprinted past Pickett County 52-0 at Pirtle Field. FCS improved to 6-0 with the win.
Mt. Juliet stands a perfect 5-0 on the season following a 42-0 victory over Kenwood Friday night. The Bears got a pair of TD passes from Reed Gurchiek to wideout Vaughan Cornelia and piled up 361 yards in total offense.
Watertown continued on a roll with a 38-0 Region 4A victory at Monterey's Medley Field. The Purple Tigers (4-1 / 3-0) were led by two rushing TDs each from Dylan Holycross and Dalton Phillips. Watertown has outscored its last four opponents 155-6.
Wilson Central slipped to 0-6 on the season with a 28-13 loss at Nashville McGavock.
Mt. Juliet Christian remained winless with a 41-0 loss at Nashville Christian.