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Centennial running back Deon Sanders is the Franklin Home Page / Newk’s Player of the Week after he rushed for three touchdowns in Friday’s 24-23 overtime win against Brentwood Friday night.

Centennial running back Deon Sanders is the Franklin Home Page / Newk’s Player of the Week after he rushed for three touchdowns in Friday’s 24-23 overtime win against Brentwood Friday night.

Centennial RB Deon Sanders (2) scored the game-winning TD against BHS Friday

He had touchdown runs of three and 21 yards to put the Cougars up 14-0 in the second quarter.

His final touchdown of the night proved to be the game-winner as he pounded it in from one yard out in overtime to give Centennial a 24-17 lead.

Sanders closed out with 33 carries for 137 yards.

The win put the Cougars at 3-0 overall and 1-0 in district play this season.

They host Clarksville on homecoming this Friday.

Honorable Mentions

Michael Roberts, Page RB: Had 80 rushing yards, three touchdowns, an interception, a sack and seven total tackles in Friday’s 54-30 loss to Marshall County.

Brice Milam, Franklin RB: Recorded nine carries for 93 yards and three touchdowns in 49-10 victory against Dickson County.

Nate Johnson, Independence WR: Recorded three receiving touchdowns for the second straight game in Friday’s 48-7 win against Summit. He finished the night with six receptions for 80 yards.

Chandler Stump, Centennial LB: Recorded three sacks, seven total tackles and a forced fumble against Brentwood.

Myles Taylor, BGA DE: Had a pick-six and two tackles for loss in 41-10 win over Goodpasture.

Dom Childress, Independence RB: Picked up 96 rushing yards and a touchdown on eight carries Friday.

Montray Steele, Independence CB: Returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown against Summit.