Tennessee high school football scores, live updates from Week 1 in Nashville area

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Week 1 of the 2022 Tennessee high school football season had an eventful start.

Several teams across middle Tennessee made their debut on the field for the 2022 season, but one was abruptly halted by a shooting on campus. Shots were fired at West Creek High School, and the game against Clarksville Northeast was halted. It is unclear if the game will be scheduled to resume or be postponed.

On the other hand, Waverly football hosted its first home game since the team's football facilities suffered damage from the major flooding in Humphreys County. The Tigers ended up defeating Camden 47-20 after holding a 40-14 lead into the second half.

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There was also a preview of a potential future Egg Bowl, an annual rivalry game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State. During Montgomery Bell Academy's 46-20 win against Ravenwood, quarterback Marcel Reed, an Ole Miss commit, got some reps and helped MBA dominate the Raptors while battling Chris Parson, a Mississippi State commit.

Here's a recap of the first Friday night football games of the 2022 season.

11:00 p.m.: Here are the final scores from the middle Tennessee region.

There were ups, there were downs, and there were touchdowns. Here's all the final scores from Friday night's football games.

10:20 p.m.: Shots fired at West Creek High School campus

Shots were fired on West Creek High School's campus on Friday night during the school's home football game against Clarksville Northeast, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook.

No injuries have been reported, the sheriff's office said, and persons of interest have been detained by police.

10:05 p.m.: Brentwood Academy went to OT and lost to Eagles Landing

Brentwood hadn't lost a season opener since 2012, but it broke the streak and suffered a 50-49 loss to Eagles Landing on Friday night.

BA went into overtime against Eagles Landing with the scored tied 42-42 at the end of regulation.

9:55 p.m.: MTCS leads Division II-A state champions

Middle Tennessee Christian Academy leads Donelson Christian 19-7 with 6:57 remaining in the game. Nate Sembring helped the Cougars stay on top with a pick-six and an interception in the final minutes.

DCA won the DII-A state championship last December vs. Nashville Christian.

9:30 p.m.: Final score updates

Here's a list of the region's games that have finished so far. Gallatin just started the second half after a rain delay that postponed kickoff.

Cheatham Co. 19, Glencliff 0

Lebanon 49, Antioch 14

Siegel 13, Green Hill 6

Creek Wood 13, Dickson County 6

Ensworth 44, Evangelical Christian 0

Page 19, Fairview 0

Fayetteville 36, Watertown 12

Riverdale 14, Franklin 10

Montgomery Bell 39, Ravenwood 13

Pope John Paul II 34, Hillsboro 14

9:15 p.m.: Waverly is back.

In the program's first game at home since the extreme flooding in Humphreys County, Waverly is ahead of Camden 40-14 in the third quarter.

Waverly football did not play at home last season due to the heavy damage of team facilities.

9:00 p.m.: Gallatin's heating up

Gallatin gained some momentum with a big 13-yard score in the second quarter to put the Green Wave ahead of Mt. Juliet 14-9.

Gallatin also recovered a forced fumble in the final few minutes of the half.

8:45 p.m.: CPA dominates, Independence fights back

Christ Presbyterian Academy's Crews Law only took three carries to score on a 30-yard rush and put CPA ahead 35-17.

Although its missing one of the team's strongest tight ends, Independence finally gained some momentum and forced a turnover in the third quarter.

8:40 p.m.: Ty Lockwood update

Independence tight end Ty Lockwood, a four-star Alabama commitment, is expected to be out for two games after having his appendix removed, confirmed by Joe Spears.

8:22 p.m.: Fullback frenzy

Gallatin's Za'Kylan Brinkley breaks free for a 28 yard rush that puts the Green Wave on the board.

7:42 p.m.: 84 yards ... to the house

Montgomery Bell Academy's Johnothan Moore rushes for 84 yards into the Ravenwood end zone to put MBA ahead 13-0 in the first quarter.

7:30 p.m.: Egg Bowl preview ... in Tennessee

The Egg Bowl is the annual college football rivalry game between Mississippi State and Ole Miss, and future renditions of the game got an early start at Ravenwood on Friday night.

Montgomery Bell Academy quarterback Marcel Reed, an Ole Miss commit, went 3-for-3 on a first-quarter drive and threw a passing touchdown for nine yards. He is battling against Ravenwood's Chris Parson, who recently committed to Mississippi State.

7:10 p.m.: Friday night football

Fans and reporters have gathered together under the lights to watch the first Friday night football games of the season.

7:20 p.m.: Lightning delay at Gallatin

Mt. Juliet football was scheduled to play at Gallatin, but the game is under a lightning delay, according to The Leaf Chronicle's George Robinson. Expected kickoff time is 8 p.m.

Play resumed around 8:05 p.m., and Mt. Juliet's Jon’Mikael Crudup scored a 57-yard rushing touchdown to put the Bears up 6-0 within the first three minutes.

6 p.m.: Tennessee high school football scores, top performers

Check back here for all TSSAA football scores from Week 1 of the high school season. Scores will be updated throughout the night.

Also check out the top performers from this week's games, and be sure to sign up for The Bootleg newsletter for behind the scenes insight from high school editor Tom Kreager delivered right to your inbox.

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