On the heels of their 65-0 victory in week one, Pearl-Cohn had to like their chances of going into Montgomery Bell Academy and coming away with a victory.
But the Big Red had other plans.
In one of the best games of the week, pitting two very good teams against each other, MBA was able to hold on for a 17-7 victory.
Quarterback William Tyrone completed 8-14 passes for 102 yards and two touchdowns, including a 36-yard TD to senior Tye Herbstreit.
In other action this week, Father Ryan had to feel much like Pearl-Cohn heading into their matchup with Brentwood Academy.
The Irish thumped Overton in Week 1 24-0. But just like Pearl-Cohn, Father Ryan saw what the next level looks like.
BA put a hurting on the Irish 43-3 behind junior quarterback Wade Williams and senior running back Mario Pleasant.
It’s been a tough start to the season for Franklin Road Academy. The Panthers fell to 0-2 after a 20-14 loss at the hands of South Gibson County. FRA will look for their first win this week against the 0-2 Lipscomb Academy. See their story on Page 4.
Hillsboro High School bounced back from a tough loss in week 1 to Brentwood Academy. The Burros beat Stratford 16-13.
Hillsboro held Stratford to just over 200 yards in total offense. They hope to continue that strong play against Gallatin this week.
John Overton High School has had real trouble not only winning this year, but scoring.
The Bobcats suffered their second straight shutout loss of the year, this time 35-0 to Mt. Juliet.
Ensworth and Christ Presbyterian Academy renewed their annual cross-town classic this week. The host CPA Lions looked very good jumping on the Tigers early and then holding on for a 38-28 victory.