Stratford mounted the game-winning 14-play, 80-yard scoring drive that lasted 5:29, capped by senior Terrell Carter’s 1-yard touchdown run with 22 seconds remaining, and defeated Goodpasture 15-14.
Mohammed Muday’s point-after kick following Carter’s touchdown was the difference.
Junior linebacker LaCorey Buchanan stripped the football from a Goodpasture player in the final seconds and recovered, preserving the win.
Stratford (8-0, 4-0 in 5-3A) played without five players in the first half due to disciplinary issues, including senior quarterback Josh Trueheart. Three returned in the second half.
Carter, a Memphis commitment, rushed for 203 yards on 27 carries.
Senior wide receiver Chase Scarboro’s 94-yard touchdown reception gave Goodpasture (5-2, 2-1) the lead early in the fourth quarter.
Ensworth 42, McCallie 28
Sparked by Nicky Clifton’s early 87-yard touchdown run, Ensworth (5-3, 2-2 DII-AA East/Middle) downed McCallie (5-3, 2-2) in a wild game that saw the teams combine for more than 950 yards of total offense.
McCallie quarterback Robert Riddle was 33-of-55 passing for 392 yards and a touchdown. For Ensworth, Clifton rushed for 228 yards on 28 carries and scored two touchdowns.
McCallie compiled 507 yards and Ensworth finished with 447.
Ensworth built a 35-14 lead early in the second half, then held off a McCallie comeback bid. McCallie was in position to pull within a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, but Enworth’s Rodney Owens intercepted a pass at the two-yard line on a trick play with 1:33 to play to seal it.
McCallie’s Walker Fannon caught 13 pases for 147 yards and Kendall Watson had 11 catches for 136 yards. Ensorth quarterback Jaylon King was 6-of-11 passing for 145 yards and also rushed for 89 yards on 11 attempts.
Gallatin 49, Hendersonville 20
Jordan Mason set Gallatin’s all-time rushing record with a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter as Gallatin (6-2, 4-1 6-5A) pulled away from Hendersonville (5-3, 3-3).
Mason rushed for 200 yards on 40 carries with four touchdowns. He now has 4,381 yards.
Mason also had a touchdown reception.
The Commandos pulled within eight points late in the third quarter, after stalling twice inside the Green Wave 5-yard line in the first half.
Beech 28, Station Camp 6
Beech picked off Station Camp quarterback Tyler Thompson three times on the way to victory at Station Camp.
Austin Vanzant and Chaz Williamson scored touchdowns in the first half, and Logan Fetzer returned an interception for a touchdown for Beech (6-2, 4-1 in District 6-5A). Coach Anthony Crabtree picked up his 100th career win in the victory.
Station Camp (3-5, 2-4) picked up a late touchdown on a Tyler Thompson to Jett Frost 22 yard pass.
CPA 28, East Nashville 0
CPA’s defense forced four East Nashville turnovers to help the Lions (2-5, 2-2 in 5-3A) shut out East Nashville (3-5, 2-2).
Gray McCullough returned an interception for a score, and on special teams Andrew Howard returned a punt for a touchdown.
Running back James Deaton led the way on offense for CPA, rushing for 90 yards and two scores.
Cheatham County 14, Camden 7
Walker Bunce’s 79-yard touchdown run in the third quarter gave the Cubs (5-3, 3-1 6-3A) the win over Camden (4-2, 2-1).
Cheatham County answered Camden’s lone score of the game with a 1-yard TD run by quarterback Landon Barnes to take an 8-7 lead at the half after the 2-point conversion.
Father Ryan 45, Spring Hill 14
Jackson Byrd rushed for 160 yards and three touchdowns and Jay Shoop was 9-of-13 passing for 116 yards to help lead Father Ryan to the non-region win. Patrick Beacom had three catches for 37 yards and a TD for the Irish (4-3).
Spring Hill fell to 4-3.
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