NASHVILLE (WSIL) — The Nashville Hornets welcomed Villa Grove Saturday for a 2A first-round game.
The students turned out in force to cheer on their team.
Early in the first, Nashville has the ball on the 3-yard line when Jullian Metcalf barrels in for the score. Hornets lead 7-0.
Later in the first, Villa Grove, taking over on a Hornets 4-and-out, fumbles and Nashville recovers.
The Hornets capitalize on the turnover, marching down the field where Metcalf again takes it in for the touchdown. Nashville leads 14-0.
With 43 seconds left in the half, Nashville’s Cole Malawy connects with Jaxon Goforth for a 32-yard touchdown.
Nashville built a 28-nothing halftime lead.
Nashville rolls to a final of 35-0, advancing to the second round with a record of 9-and-1.
The Hornets will face Bismarck-Henning in the second round.
Bismarck-Henning beat Eldorado 41-22. The Eagles end the season 5-and-5.