HHS was able to come out of homecoming with a 30-9 win over Region 4-6A foe Wilson Central. After the Wildcats made the score 10-9 in the second half, the COMMANDOS would go on to score 20 unanswered points to move to 2-1 in the Region. #9 Cody Booker would get the night started right for Hendersonville by taking the opening kickoff into WC territory. After a couple of runs by #14 Issiah Chandler, HHS would have the ball at the 1 yard line, but come away with no points after fumbling. #59 Evan Zecco would combine with #10 Ellis Ellis for a tackle for loss on the 1st defensive snap for HHS helping force a 3 & out. #2 Drew Hohenbrink would connect on a pass play to #7 Logan Spurrier that would get the ball into Wildcat territory. #27 would be called on to end this drive as he connected on a 41 yard field goal to make the score 3-0. Hendersonville for force another punt, and then go down the field finishing this drive with a TD as Hohenbrink connected with #3 Keion Stafford on a 24 yard pass play that made the score 10-0. WCHS would respond with a drive that would end with a 32 yard TD pass of their own. The PAT would be no good making the score 10-6 which would be the score at the half after HHS missed a 49 yard field goal on the last play.
The Wildcats got the ball to begin the 2nd half and would get 3 points as they drove down the field on the COMMANDOS finishing with a 40 yard field goal making it a 1 point game. On the ensuing drive for HHS, they would throw an interception, but on the return, Stafford would strip the ball from the Wildcat player and race 26 yards to the endzone for a Hendersonville touchdown. A sack on the next drive by #58 John Rucks would force a Wilson Central punt. Hohenbrink would extend the lead on the next drive with a 32 yard pass to Chandler. Up 23-7, WCHS would start a drive before #62 Kevon Stewart got a sack that would lead to a punt. Spurrier and Chandler would get the ground game for HHS going on this drive and Chandler would find the endzone with a 28 yard TD. #61 Donnell Brown would get another sack for HHS ending the next Wildcat drive and giving the ball back to HHS allowing them to run out the clock for the 30-9 victory.
The COMMANDOS will be off next week before traveling to Gallatin to take on the Green Wave in a non-Region game.