By Stetson Marlin
Nashville Christian School traveled down to Columbia Friday night to play Zion Christian Academy, and came home 46-6 winners.
This was a key victory for the Eagles as it was a district win, and a win in easy fashion.
NCS controlled every aspect of the game. They out gained Zion Christian, 526 to 25. The Eagles gained 203 yards through the air, and 323 yards on the ground. Zion Christian was held to negative 12 yards rushing on the night.
Chad Kinnard, Xavier Myers and Jesse Watson had another good night offensively for the Eagles. Kinnard went 5-7 for 149 yards, and two touchdowns.
Xavier Myers had 239 rushing yards on just 13 attempts, adding on four touchdowns. Myers averaged 18.4 yards a carry on the night.
Jesse Watson had 101 yards and one touchdown on three catches.
Offensively, Matt McClary and Brayden Bonds got a few snaps at quarterback for the Eagles. Matt McClary went 2-3 with 32 passing yards. Brayden Bonds went 1-5 with 22 passing yards.
Sid Morris had eight carries for 47 yards, adding on a touchdown as well. Bobby Clark had a 39-yard touchdown reception on the night.
Defensively, Jesse Parrish had another good night. He added on eight total tackles, as well as 2.5 tackles for loss.
Adam Young added on four total tackles and Will Irwin added on 3.5 tackles. Zach Young came up big again on defense as he had 3.5 tackles, as well as an interception. Bobby Clark also had an interception on the night.
Nashville Christian finally has a home game this Friday night as they take on Jackson Christian. Kickoff is at 7 p.m..
Jackson Christian Preview
Jackson Christian is 2-2 on the year. This match-up is another key district game. A win here for the Eagles would mean a 3-0 start to the district schedule.
Look for Chad Kinnard to have another good game for the Eagles. Kinnard has been a huge part of Nashville Christian’s offense these past few weeks as they’ve been able to establish the passing game with the rushing game.
Xavier Myers has had a successful season so far in his 3 games. He has rushed for 226, 226 and 239 yards in those games, as well as five touchdowns.
Jesse Watson has had a great season so far, both defensively and offensively. He has five touchdowns on the year, as well as an interception defensively.
Eagles Soar Against Zion Christian