WATERTOWN - Quarterback Brayden Cousino ran for a touchdown and threw for two more scores in a little more than six minutes of the first quarter as Watertown rolled to an easy 49-0 win over Region 4-2A foe Harpeth Friday at Robinson Stadium.

The victory was the second in a row for the Purple Tigers, who moved to 5-3 on the season, 4-0 in the region, headed into an open week.

Harpeth slipped to 3-4/0-3 with a non-region home game versus Hickman County next up on the schedule.

Cousino, who along with his classmates were recognized during pregame on Senior Night, got things going with a 26-yard touchdown run in the first 20 seconds of the game.

Watertown promptly got the ball back as Brady Watts intercepted a Hayden Penrod pass.

Cousino rewarded Watts for his defensive play with a 5-yard touchdown pass at the 10:00 mark.

Less than five minutes later Cousino hooked up with Adam Cooper on a 45-yard pitch and catch that pushed the score to 21-0 with 5:23 left in the opening period.

Junior DeAndre Wright plowed for a pair of scores on runs of 25 and 5 yards as the Purple Tigers expanded the lead to 35-0 with 1:20 remaining in the first.

The Purple Tigers tacked on two more touchdowns in the second quarter on a 25-yard run by Adam Cooper and a 5-yards run by Caden Carter for a 49-10 lead at intermission.

A running clock moved things along in the second half as Watertown cleared the bench.

WHS coach Gavin Webster spoke highly of his underclassmen who saw extensive action in the final two quarters.

"They got out there and fought, competed and executed on both sides of the ball,” said Webster.

"A lot of those times we’re giving up a couple scores once we get everybody in, but tonight they came out there and kept them scoreless.”

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