STORY BY KEVIN WARNER | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON
Fairview High School 49, East Hickman County High School 0
The Fairview High Yellowjackets bounced back from a tough week one loss to county rival Page High School Friday night.
Running back Logan Nardozi ran all over East Hickman with three touchdowns on the evening. He had touchdown runs of 67 and 79 yards from scrimmage and ran the second half kickoff back 85 yards for a score.
Quarterback Anakin King also got in on the big plays with a 97-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Wooten in the second quarter to put the Yellowjackets up 20-0.
Riley Bennett, Brody Cox and Delan Grant also added scores on the evening for Fairview.
Brentwood High School 37, Cane Ridge High School 20
The defending Player of the Week quarterback Cade Granzow had another stellar night for the Brentwood Bruins with five total touchdowns.
After a back-and-forth first-half the young Bruin signal caller connected with Aaron Walton on a jump pass from 1 yard out for a score, which gave Brentwood a 17-13 lead at the half.
In the second half, Granzow hooked up again with Walton and also found Garner Jones for scores through the air. He added a 1-yard touchdown on the ground to close out the scoring for the night.
Battle Ground Academy 34 Father Ryan 28
BGA earned its second win under new coach Jonas Rodriguez as they top the Irish Friday night.
Quarterback Nick Septimphelter racked up some impressive numbers in the win, throwing for 302 yards and four touchdowns.
Antonio Stevens served as his typical favorite target, snagging seven catches for 182 yards and two scores.
Sean Williams dominated on defense. He tallied 13 solo tackles and gave Father Ryan problems all game long.
BGA looks to go 3-0 when the Wildcats welcome Goodpasture in their first home game of the season next week.
Centennial High School 37, Smyrna High School 24
The Centennial Cougars bounced back after a tough loss to region foe Ravenwood High School in Week One.
Centennial led 17-7 late in the first half, when the Cougar defense came up with a goal line stand to keep the Spartans out of the end zone going into halftime.
The offense gave up a safety on the ensuing drive, but the stop seemed to give the Cougars momentum.
The Cougars held off the Spartans in the second half and secure their first win of the season.
Franklin Road Academy 39, Stratford High School 20
FRA found some big plays to the air from quarterback Sean Casey to help get the win over Stratford Friday night.
The Panthers quarterback found Jacob Jackson for 59-yard score to put Franklin Road Academy up 25-20 and put the game out of reach tough Stratford squad.
Running back Jeffrey Vercher added two rushing touchdowns the Panthers victory.
Ravenwood High School 16, Blackman High School 13
Ravenwood survived a tough battle with Blackman High School Friday night.
After jumping out to a 13-3 lead at halftime thanks to two touchdowns thrown by senior quarterback Brian Garcia, the Raptors allowed the Blaze to have a chance to win the game on its final drive.
A Luke Akers field goal on the Raptors previous possession, however, proved to be the difference.
Senior wide receiver Andrew Mason snagged a 58-yard reception for one of Garcia’s touchdowns. Fellow senior Jake Briningstool caught the other from 9 yards out in the second quarter.
Running back Tony Rice had a good night on the ground, narrowly missing the 100-yard mark, totaling 97 yards on 19 carries.
Junior Colson led the defense 11 total tackles. Nine of which were solo.
Nolensville High School 32, Watertown High School 14
Nolensville led wire-to-wire in its home opener against Watertown Friday night.
Kicker Luke Jenkins started the scoring with a 30-yard field goal in the first quarter after an interception by safety Tim Coutras.
Quarterback Ryder Galardi then hooked up with Colton Dobson in the third quarter to make the score 10-7.
Then the Knights offense found its stride. Running back Ryan Pstulka on the end zone on a 22-yard run, and freshman Samson Johnson did the same. The talented freshman now has three touchdowns in his first two games.
Galardi added a second passing touchdown to secure the win.