Another undefeated and state ranked region opponent came to Wilkins Stadium Friday night and Tullahoma sent them back home with a loss. The #2 Wildcats crushed #7 Montgomery Central 37-7 Friday to improve to 7-0 on the year.
The visitors got on the board first cashing in a Tullahoma turnover to take a 7-0 lead at 9:14 of the first.
Tullahoma answered right back with a 29-yard Keishawn Cummings touchdown with 6:40 left in the first. Justus Chadwick gave the Cats the lead with a 37-yard field goal with 3:13 remaining in the opening quarter. Less than a minute later the Cats expanded their lead to 10 cashing in a turnover with a 35-yard connection between Ryan Scott and Jacob Dixon making it 17-7 with 2:35 before the half.
Justus Chadwick’s 2nd field goal of the night, this time from 27 yards out, pushed it to a 20-7 lead for Tullahoma at the 4:22 mark of the third.
Just under 3 minutes later Krys Uselton picked off a Montgomery Central pass and take it 45 yards to pushed the Wildcat advantage to 27-7 with 1:33 to go in the third.
Justus Chadwick’s third field goal of the night, a 43 yarder, and a scoop and score fumble return by Brandon Painter capped the Tullahoma scoring in the 4th and another dominate Wildcat win.
Tullahoma which improved to 7-0 on the season and 5-0 in Region 5-4A travels Lawrence County next Friday at 7:00 on 93.9 The Duck.
Photo provided: Skydiver brings in the game ball on Friday night.