Oakland quarterback Kade Hewitt rushed for 187 yards and four touchdowns (8, 11, 6, 27) as the hosts pulled away in the second half in a 56-33 win over the Madison-Ridgeland Academy.
It was the 32nd straight win for Oakland, which has also won 58 in a row at home.
The Patriots (2-0) broke a 14-14 tie late in the first half on Hewitt’s 11-yard run, then outscored MRA 35-19 in the second half.
Oakland’s defense allowed 506 total yards, but made big saves in the red zone and the Patriots were only forced to throw once, racking up 455 total yards (411 rushing).
All eight of Oakland’s touchdowns fell to the ground. TT Hill rushed for 95 yards and a TD, Mason Bell had two touchdowns, and Khalil James added 55 yards and a TD.
MRA quarterback (2-1) John White, a Southern Miss commitment, was 23 of 37 for 297 yards and two touchdowns. Rivers Godwin had seven receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns while Charles Simpson rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns.
Oakland senior Jeremiah Collins had kickoff returns of 81 and 50 to set up touchdowns and he also had a 60-yard interception return to set up another TD.
Oakland will be at home Friday against area foe 4-6A Stewarts Creek.
Blackman 42, Gallatin 33
The Blaze (1-1) led 28-8 after one quarter and held off the Green Wave late (1-1).
Tight end Ben Marshall, a California commit, rushed for 77 yards and a touchdown and added 65 receiving yards and a touchdown. His 3-yard TD run with 1:57 to go put the game away.
Jack Risner was 10 of 15 for 195 yards and two touchdowns for Blackman. Justin Brown, a Mississippi State commitment, had six receptions for 125 yards and a touchdown.
Siegel 14, La Vergne 6
The Stars (2-0) limited an opponent to a touchdown for the second straight week, thanks to a pair of TD-saving tackles late by defensive back Tarrion Grant.
Grant also had a 25-yard touchdown reception.
Siegel lost starting quarterback Thomas Santel to a hamstring injury during the game, but Cordell Cagle came in and went 3 of 6 for 46 yards and a touchdown.
David Waters signed a hasty touchdown for La Vergne (0-2).
Siegel plays Friday in the 4-6A region against Rockvale. La Vergne will be at home against Antioche, his rival from 6-6A.
Smyrna 33, Rockvale 12 (Thursday)
The Bulldogs (2-0) forced five turnovers, including three interception returns for touchdowns.
The biggest of them came late in the second quarter when Michael Robinson intercepted a Rockets pass on the goal line and returned it 99 yards to give Smyrna a 7-3 lead at halftime. -time.
Junior cornerback Thomas Jones had 48-yard and 42-yard interception returns in the second half to help the Bulldogs pull away.
Senior Arion Carter, a commitment from Memphis, had 81 rushing yards and two touchdowns for Smyrna. Brennan Mayhew was 14 of 26 for 184 yards for Rockvale (1-1). DJ Thorton had 11 receptions for 144 yards and a touchdown for the Rockets.
Smyrna will play Hillsboro at home next week while Rockvale will be in Siegel.
Riverdale 31, Rossview 7
The Warriors (2-0) allowed just one touchdown for the second straight game.
Riverdale quarterback Braden Graham threw for three touchdowns, including 10 yards to Israel Celestine, 77 yards to Jaylen Thompson and 38 yards to Kavant Campbell.
Isaiah Verser added a 65-yard touchdown run and Khalil Arman threw a 45-yard field goal for Riverdale, which will be at home against Blackman in a 4-6A game on Friday.
East Nashville 42, Stewarts Creek 7
The Red Hawks (0-2) allowed 77 points in their first two games and were limited to 198 total yards in Friday’s loss.
Stewarts Creek running back Javarian Otey, after a 100-yard game in Week 1, rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown to lead the Red Hawks.
Stewarts Creek will play in Oakland on Friday.
Eagleville 34, Houston County 8
The Eagles (1-1) got big games from their running backs as Jackson Zentz rushed 12 times for 127 yards and a touchdown and Kaleb Snitzer had 95 yards and three touchdowns.
The Eagles will play Moore County in a 5-1 area game on Friday.
Grace Christian 35, MTCS 15
The Cougars (1-1) allowed 21 unanswered points after taking a 15-14 lead with 7:45 left in the third quarter.
Eli Wilson combined for 135 yards and a touchdown to lead MTCS, which plays at Clarksville Academy on Friday. Quarterback Yates Geren also had a rushing TD for the Cougars.