Bulldogs break through with victory at home
The Cornersville Bulldogs (1-2) broke the ice Friday night at Frog Bottom, outlasting Grace Christian School from Franklin 30-27 to win their first game of the season.
Kolbe McMahon led the Class A Region 4 victory by running for 333 yards on 35 carries. Behind McMahon, the Bulldogs amassed 446 yards of total offense, all coming rushing.
The Lions scored the only first-quarter touchdown before the Bulldogs put up 15 points in the second quarter on a pair of McMahon touchdown runs to lead 15-7 at the half.
Eli Woodward book-ended touchdown runs of 21 and 11 yards, respectively, around a pair of Grace Christian scores in the third quarter, making it a 30-19 game entering the fourth quarter.
The Lions added a touchdown in the closing seconds to set the final score.
Cornersville will be on the road this week, traveling to Moore County (1-2) for the second of four straight region games.
Grace Christian 7 0 12 8 -- 27
Cornersville 0 15 15 0 -- 30
G -- Touchdown pass (kick good), 9:13.
C -- Kolbe McMahon 7 run (Will Vanhooser kick), 7:18.
C -- McMahon 58 run (McMahon run), 0.55.
C -- Eli Woodard 21 run (McMahon run), 6:24
G -- Touchdown run, (run failed)
G -- Touchdown run, (kick failed), 1:57.
C -- Woodard 11 run (Vanhooser kick)
G -- Touchdown run (run good), 0.09
Cornersville: Kolbe McMahon 35-333-2, Eli Woodard 10-69-2, Trenton Warren 7-44.
Cornersville: Peyton Finch 0-1-1
Cornersville: Eli Woodard 5.5 (interception), Kolbe McMahon 4.5, CJ Coble 4 (sack), Ben Taylor 4 (sack), Peyton Finch 3.5, Cameron Whittaker (sack, interception), Willie Liles 3.