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Updated: Feb 25, 2021

Hendersonville retuned home following an off week and were able to shut out Gallatin 46-0. Gallatin would receive the opening kickoff and the COMMANDOS would force a 3 & out to begin the game as #88 Jack Busey would get a 3rd down sack forcing the punt. HHS would not start strong on offense returning the punt after 3 plays. The Green Wave would get the first 1st down of the game by either team before #47 Anthony Christian would get a 4th down stop to give the COMMANDOS the ball back. Hendersonville would throw an interception on this possession and GHS would get a drive going with a couple of 1st downs. #56 Kyle Duvall would combine with #26 Stevin Mack and #61 Donnell Brown to end the Gallatin drive as they stopped Gallatin on another 4th down attempt. #8 Brent Rowe would get HHS moving on offense with a rushing 1st down before #11 Luke Manning would find #10 Ellis Ellis for another 1st down. A TD run by #3 Keion Stafford would be called back due to penalty, but the COMMANDOS would recover as Rowe would catch a pass for a 1st down before Manning would gain a 1st down on the ground. The drive would end with Rowe finding the endzone on a 1 yard TD run. After #27 Andrew Martin added the PAT, HHS would be up 7-0. Gallatin would pick up a first down before punting and HHS would get moving again on offense as Manning competed a 1st down pass to Ellis. #5 Nevin DeGraaf would make a reception at the 1 yard that would be called back by penalty and HHS would have to settle for 27 yard field goal that Martin would be true on to put the COMMANDOS up 10-0 at halftime.

HHS would get the ball to begin the 2nd half but quickly go 3 & out. Hendersonville would score on Gallatin’s first possession as Ellis would break on a completed pass to tackle the Green Wave receiver in the endzone making the score 12-0. Hendersonville’s offense would look sharp from this point forward as Manning would throw to Busey and Stafford for 1st downs before Rowe went 22 yards untouched to the endzone to put Hendersonville up 19-0. After forcing a 3 & out, Ellis would have a 1st down run before he went to endzone with a 30 yard touchdown run as HHS extended their lead 26-0. HHS would force a punt with a tackle for loss by Duvall and Brown and a 3rd down pressure by #29 Luke Clements. Ellis and Rowe would have nice 1st down runs before #25 Torin Baker finished the drive with a 3 yard TD run as the COMMANDOS went up 33-0. The Green Wave would have a couple of 1st downs passing as their drive went into the 4th quarter before sacks by #9 Josh Ferguson and Duvall on back to back plays would force a punt. Rowe, Stafford, and Baker would have 1st down runs on the next COMMANDO drive and Stafford would find the endzone with a 19 yard run as the score went to 40-0. After a 1st down run by GHS, a tackle for loss by #53 Jaden Thorton would force a punt. A 43 yard run by #12 Ryan Oden would be followed with a 28 yard TD run by Ferguson to end the scoring. Time would expire on the ensuing Green Wave possession with HHS claiming a 46-0 victory at Memorial Stadium. The COMMANDOS will be back at Memorial Stadium next week to take on Region 4-6A foe Rossview. Kickoff against the Hawks on Paul Decker Field is set for 7:00.

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