STORY BY KEVIN WARNER | PHOTO BY DEB SCALLY PHOTOGRAPHY
Summit 30 vs. Northwest 3
Though quarterback Destin Wade (195 yards passing, 2TD; 38 yds. rushing, 1TD) exited with what he thinks is a high ankle sprain late in the game, Summit rang in Homecoming in style with a 30-3 win against visiting Northwest.
Wade still was in good spirits and greeted his fellow teammates and fans after the contest.
Andrew Pierce and Grayson Hill caught Wade’s passes for scores.
The Spartans (6-0) face Page next week at home for a pivotal region bout. – Cory Woodroof
Centennial High School 17 vs. Shelbyville Central High School 20
The Centennial High School Cougars fell in a tough homecoming matchup Friday night 20-17.
The Cougars (3-3) will look to bounce back next week when they host crosstown rival Franklin in the annual Battle of Franklin game.
BGA 26 vs. East Nash Magnet 34
Battleground Academy fell to East Nashville Magnet in a back-and-forth game. BGA hung tough throughout the game despite not having their senior quarterback Nick Septimphelter under center.
BGA’s Briston Bennett had two scores in the first half including an 85-yard kickoff return for touchdown will be Wildcats even 13-13 at the half.
The undefeated Eagles were just too much for the Wildcats in the second half and went on to secure the victory.
The Wildcats will have a bye week before facing Franklin Road Academy on Oct. 11.
Franklin High School 38 at McGavock High School 20
Franklin senior Guy Lipscomb had quite a night for the Rebels. Lipscomb accounted for 253 total yards and three touchdowns.
Quarterback Joshua Nichols connected with Lipscomb for the first touchdown on a 46 -yard strike in the first quarter.
Nichols added two 1-yard rushing touchdowns in the second, before Lipscomb ripped off an 82-yard touchdown run in the third to help the Rebels pull away.
Franklin (2-4) will travel to rival Centennial next week.
Fairview High School 40 at Greenbrier High School 7
Yellowjacket quarterback Anakin King found wide receiver Garrett Wooten three times in the first half for touchdowns Friday night, which helped Fairview amass a 28-0 lead at halftime.
Running back Logan Nardozzi also had a first-half score as Fairview cruised on the road.
The win marked Fairview’s fourth win on the season. The Yellowjackets will welcome Camden Central to town next week.
Grace Christian Academy 34 at Webb School 38
Grace Christian Academy had its most competitive game of the season Friday night. The winless Lions led 34-31 in the fourth quarter, before Webb scored a touchdown late to spoil the party.
GCA will travel to Friendship Christian next week, still in search of their first win of the season
Independence High School 31 at Hendersonville 24
Independence High School got its fifth win of the season Friday night in come-from-behind fashion.
The Eagles fell behind 21-7 early and trailed 24-14 at the half. The Independence defense held the Commandos scoreless in the second half.
The difference on the scoreboard came when running back Jack Phillips scored on a rushing touchdown late in the third quarter giving him to on the evening.
Independence (5-1) will host Brentwood High School next week.
Page High School 31 at Giles Co. High School 14
Page High School jumped out to a 14-0 lead before Giles County closed the gap to 17-14.
Then senior quarterback Cade Walker found wide receiver Miles Bonn for a 36-yard score to widen the Patriots advantage to 24-14 late in the second quarter.
The pair had two touchdown hookups on the evening including a 59-yard strike to open the scoring.
Walker went 7-14 for 186 yards and three touchdowns through the air Friday night for the Patriots.
Running back Bubba Johnson would add a late rushing touchdown to put the game away. Johnson finished the night with 173 yards on 15 carries and the score.
The Patriots (4-1) will travel to Thompson Station next week to face Summit High School next week.