The Summit football team continued its winning ways Friday to push the Spartans’ program-best start to 6-0.
Summit overcame a slow start to breeze past visiting Clarksville Northwest 30-3 in Spring Hill.
Destin Wade threw for two touchdowns and ran in another to lead the Spartans, who are ranked No. 5 in the latest Associated Press Class 5A statewide poll.
Wade completed 9-of-12 passes for 195 yards and touchdowns strikes of a7 to Andrew Pierce and 57 yards to Grayson Hill. He ran in a 1-yard TD in the third.
Northwest opened the scoring in the first with a 39-yard field goal, but was silenced the rest of the way getting out-gained 341-208 in the contest. Wade’s scoring pass to Pierce with 9:13 to play in the first triggered the Summit offense.
Pierce finished with three catches for 88 yards.
The strike to Hill followed at the 3:46 mark of the second for a 14-3 lead after Elijah Mooney’s second PAT.
Summit’s defense added a safety and Konata Werts came away with an interception returned for a touchdown to end the contest.
The Spartans host Page in Week 7 in a Region 5-5A showdown.
Summit 30, Clarksville Northwest 3
CNW – 3 0 0 0 – 3
SHS – 0 14 7 9 – 30
1Q 4:37 C – Anthony Huggins 39 FG;
2Q 9:13 S – Andrew Pierce 17 pass from Destin Wade (Elijah Mooney kick);
2Q 3:46 S – Grayson Hill 57 pass from Wade (Mooney kick);
3Q 7:58 S – Wade 1 run (Mooney kick);
4Q 11:54 S – Safety;
4Q 1:17 S – Konata Werts interception return (Mooney kick).
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The Patriots went on the road and used a fast start to get some separation from Giles County and hang on for a non-conference win in Week 6.
Cade Walker hit Miles Bonn for a pair of touchdowns and found Hayes Barnett for another in the explosive first half for Page. Walker and Bonn connected on a 59-yard strike on the second play of the game for the Patriots and less than four minutes later it was Barnett on a the receiving end of an 81-yarder.
Giles County struck on a Luke Williams 21-yard run to cap an eight-play, 80-yard drive for the home team near the end of the first quarter.
Chase Tidmore split the uprights with a 31-yard field goal just over two minutes into the second for a 17-7 Page lead. Giles County responded with an 80-yard touchdown run to narrow the gap to a 17-14 with 5:28 remaining in the half.
Walker found Bonn for their second TD on a 37-yard pass with 3:51 to play in the half.
Bubba Johnson scored the only points of the second half with a 3-yard touchdown run with 4:57 to play in the fourth to cap a 10-play, 93-yard Page drive.
Walker finished 7-of-14 for 186 yards with the three TDs. Johnson rushed for 173 yards on the night on 15 carries with the one score. He added a 19-yard reception.
Max VanLandingham made nine tackles and had a sack to lead the Patriots defense. Nolan Henry was in on 12 tackles.
The Patriots won last season’s tilt with Summit 31-7.
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PHS – 14 10 0 7 – 31
GCHS – 7 7 0 0 – 14
1Q 11:02 P – Miles Bonn 59 pass from Cade Walker (Chase Tidmore kick);
1Q 7:36 P – Hayes Barnett 81 pass from Walker (Tidmore kick);
1Q 3:19 G – Luke Williams 21 run (Walker Belew kick);
2Q 9:57 P – Tidmore 31 FG;
2Q 5:28 G – Tuliq Johnson 80 run (Belew kick);
2Q 3:51 P – Bonn 37 pass from Walker (Tidmore kick);
4Q 4:57 P – Bubba Johnson 3 run (Tidmore kick).