Cash Helps Independence Past Franklin

Franklin vs Independence High School Football Score 09-14-18
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Independence quarterback Ethan Cash hit 25 of 36 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-7 win at Franklin on Friday.

Receiver Isaiah Collier caught 11 balls for 147 yards and a score, and T.J. Sheffield had six for 88 and a touchdown. 

The Eagles’ defense, which had struggled in the first four games, gave up just 216 yards. 

Independence went up 17-7 after Weston Landry’s 25-yard field goal with 7:20 left in the third quarter. 

With 9:07 to play, Sheffield scored his second touchdown on a 1-yard run, Landry’s point-after putting the Eagles up 24-7.

Cash hit Sheffield with a 27-yard touchdown pass with 3:15 left in the first quarter, though Landry missed the point-after to keep the lead at 6-0.

Franklin took a 7-6 advantage after Matt Gaca’s 8-yard scoring run, followed by Alex Cundall’s point-after.

Cash found Coller with a 54-yard strike, and the Eagles’ lead was 14-7 at the break after a 2-point conversion.

Gaca led Franklin with 16 carries fro 97 yards and added four catches for 33 yards.

Independence (2-3) is off next week. Franklin (2-3) hosts Hendersonville.