| The Every day Herald
Whereas week 4 of the season noticed extra blowouts than losses, week 5 appeared to have extra of a flare for the dramatic with a number of video games coming right down to the wire.
For Columbia Academy and Columbia Central, each video games got here right down to key fourth-quarter performs whereas Zion Christian and Independence each claimed their third consecutive victories.
This is a take a look at how the groups in Southern Center Tennessee fared Friday night time.
Nashville Christian 21, Columbia Academy 6
The Bulldogs’ offensive woes continued in week 5 as Columbia Academy managed 140 yards of whole offense and turned the ball over thrice.
It wasn’t a reasonably displaying for both offense as they mixed for 5 whole interceptions however Nashville Christian’s floor sport and talent to show turnovers into factors proved to be the distinction.
Nashville Christian rushed for 207 yards and scored all three of its touchdowns on the bottom.
Heading into the fourth quarter Columbia Academy trailed by one however the Bulldogs would throw back-to-back interceptions late within the quarter with Nashville Christian turning each into touchdowns.
Lewis County 42, Summertown 21
Trailing by seven on the half, Summertown had no reply for Lewis County within the second half because the Panthers outscored the Tigers 27-13 over the ultimate 24 minutes.
A protracted fumble returned for a landing by Javen Edmiston was the spotlight of the night time for Summertown because it tied the sport at eight earlier than Lewis County would draw back for good.
On 43 carries Lewis County rushed for 375 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Columbia 30, Lincoln County 21
Central took a 20-0 throughout the first 14 minutes however the Lions offense sputtered over the following two and a half quarters leaving the door open for Lincoln County to finally come again and take a second-half lead.
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Late within the fourth quarter, Central lastly discovered its approach again on the scoreboard courtesy of a 33-yard discipline aim. From there the Lions protection compelled two three and outs they usually sealed the win with a brief landing run.
Brady McCanless had his finest sport in weeks because the senior quarterback completed the night time 14-of-23 for 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Nevertheless, it was Justin Buchmann who was the sparkplug for the Lions offense as he completed the night with 90 yards on the bottom and a pair of touchdowns.
Zion Christian 41, Lakeway Christian 6
The Eagles offense continues to roll behind the arm and legs of quarterback Luke Perko. Perko was 6-of-15 for 104 yards by the air whereas additionally speeding for 84 yards and a landing.
Defensively, Zion Christian helped Lakeway Christian 95 yards of whole offense and compelled three turnovers.
Independence 21, Franklin 7
Whereas its been Independence’s offense that is acquired a lot of the recognition this season, the Eagles protection had an evening to recollect in a win over Franklin.
Every week after Franklin rushed for over 200 yards and scored 27 factors on Summit, Independence held the Admirals to only underneath 250 yards of whole offense and the lone landing.
Offensively, Independence was as soon as once more led by Jaxson Campbell who completed with 180 yards and a landing by the air whereas additionally speeding for 104 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Calvin Wilson was Campbell’s favourite goal as Wilson completed the night with 117 yards and a landing on 4 receptions.
Forrestt 18, Loretto 7
Houston County 28, East Hickman 24
Marshall County 38, Giles County 14
Riverside 42, Hickman County 0
Warren County 35, Blackman 28
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