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West Creek makes most of quick start

By Matthew Wix

Tnsports360.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – West Creek beat Kenwood 21-14 in a game that came down to the last play Friday.

West Creek dominated the first half and started the scoring with a 59-yard touchdown pass from Ti Anthony Wagner to Yahsir Thomas. The Coyotes forced two turnovers in the first quarter and took advantage of an onside kick recovery to score a touchdown late in the quarter. The pass went for 28-yards from Wagner to Braxton Pitts to put West Creek up 14-0.

The second quarter was dominated by both defenses and the score stayed at 14-0 heading into halftime.

West Creek was able to get on the board early in the third quarter to make it 21-0 on a 61-yard touchdown pass from Wagner to DeAndrea Frazier.

“Our goal was to get on the board early and our defense helped us do that by causing turnovers,” West Creek coach James Figeora said. “We were able to take care of business tonight.”

The Knights cut the led to 21-7 on a 4-yard touchdown run from Zyon Moore with three minutes left in the third quarter.

Terrence Brown was able to grab his second interception in the fourth quarter and gave the Coyotes their fourth forced turnover. The Knights kept West Creek from scoring and created a couple of turnovers to help their offense cut West Creek’s lead to 21-14 on a 11-yard touchdown run by their duel-threat, Jaylen Washington, with three minutes left in the game.

Kenwood’s defense was able to give its offense one more possession, but the Knights came up short on the last play of the game.

Matthew Wix is an intern with Tnsports360.com. Comments or questions can be directed to jtrodglen@tnsports360.com.

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