The long awaited return of high school football was worth the wait and anticipation as La Vergne outlasted Rockvale Thursday night 49-35.
Wolverines senior running back Ray Banner had a banner night, rushing for 231 of La Vergne's 238-yards. He had five touchdowns on the night, including this 57-yard run in the second quarter:
La Vergne quarterback Levondrea Webb was 10-of-16 passing for 161 yards with a passing touchdown and he returned a scooped up a loose ball on a blocked field goal to score in the third quarter.
The game was back and forth most of the night, with Rockvale taking a 21-20 halftime lead on this touchdown pass from junior quarterback Logan Nowacki to receiver C.J. Steele:
Nowacki finished the night 13-of-25 passing for 153-yards and two interceptions. Running back Landon Starnes finished with 162-yards on 19-carries and two touchdowns.
La Vergne will host new Wilson County school Green Hill next Friday night while Rockvale travels to Franklin County.
STATS FROM FANN'S HEATING AND AIR, LOVELESS FINE PHOTOGRAPHY AND WINNERS' TROPHIES
La Vergne: RB Ray Banner - 26 carries for 231-yards, 5 TD's
Rockvale: RB Landon Starnes - 19 carries for 162-yards, 2 TD's