Fairview, Brentwood Academy advance
Fairview weathered an early scare before extinguishing Westmoreland’s hopes of one more game with a 41-20 win on the Yellow Jackets’ home field.
Dreshad Moore led the charge, rushing for 117 yards and two touchdowns as Fairview extended its season record to 11-1 while dropping the Eagles’ final tally to 9-3.
Westmoreland enjoyed a 7-0 and 14-7 lead in the first quarter, swapping scores with Fairview as Nic Harvey sprinted 46 yards for the first score and Moore notched his first on an 18-yard rush.
Moore added another on a one-yard plunge in the second quarter before Hunter Zimmeran hooked up with Harvey on a 92-yard catch and run, giving Fairview a 28-14 halftime lead.
Zimmerman found Mike Jordan in the third stanza for a 78-yard touchdown and Chase Myatt tacked on a pair of fourth quarter field goals to complete the scoring.
With Moore rushing, Zimmerman was free to throw. The sophomore quarterback completed 6-of-11 through the air for 239 yards, two touchdowns and a single interception.
The win sets up a quarter-final matchup next week against the state’s top ranked Class 3A team, Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville. The undefeated Lions ended East Nashville’s season last night, 38-14.
Not far from that site next Friday, Ensworth will be looking to exact revenge from Brentwood Academy for the Tigers’ only loss in three years.
The Eagles had little trouble in helping to set up the meeting, traveling to Memphis and dismantling Briarcrest 41-6.
Brentwood Academy raced out to a 28-0 first half lead as Tyler Swafford shredded the Saints defense for four aerial touchdowns in 24 minutes.
Coutrell Plair caught two of the passes, for 7 and 18 yards respectively, while Brandon Taylor caught the other two, covering 18 and 41 yards.
Plair caught a third touchdown pass, this one for 6 yards from Dawson Knox and Shawn Brashers grabbed a score on the ground with a 45-yard run, both in the third, as Coach Cody White cleared the benches with a 41-0 lead.
Swafford ended the night with 162 yards in the air on 13-of-20 passing with four touchdowns and two interceptions. Brashers ran 11 times for 106 to go with his score, while Shon Lumpkin added 87 rushing yards.
The Eagles outgained Briarcrest 458 to 179 in total offense.
Posted on: 11/15/2013