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Meadowview Christian School falls short of AISA state playoffs

Meadowview Christian School (MCS) had a chance to end the school’s decade-long AISA state football playoff berth on Friday at Wadsen Field.

Cornerstone Christian School (CCS) outscored MCS 28-6 in the second half to prevail 34-14, clinching a AISA state playoff spot.

The Trojans remain winless on the season at 0-8, 0-5 in Region).

“We had a chance to do something at this school that hadn’t happened in 11 years, I’m disappointed,” MCS coach Bob Taylor said.

MCS took a 6-0 first quarter lead on Braxton Taylor’s 4-yard touchdown run.

The Chargers (2-7, 1-4) tied the game at 6-6 at halftime on Lane Bailey’s 29-yard touchdown pass to Kyler Simmons.

CCS took control in the third quarter, scoring two touchdowns to lead 20-6. Bailey’s 4-yard touchdown run and Bailey’s 18-yard touchdown pass to Bryant Talbert were the CCS scores.

MCS closed within 20-14 on Taylor’s 18-yard touchdown run and Christian Jones’ pass to Randall Moore for the 2-point conversion.

CCS scored the final two touchdowns to pull away. Mason Richards’ 1-yard touchdown run and Andrew Flack’s 8-yard touchdown run closed the scoring.

“The season hasn’t gone the way we wanted, but we didn’t quit, I’m proud of them,” CCS coach James Lee said.

“It means a lot for us to get back in the playoffs,” said CCS defensive back John Waugh, who had two interceptions.