Hendersonville finished the 2016 with an overall mark of 7-3 giving them their 4th consecutive winning season. Despite the 7-3 season, the team failed to make the class 5A playoffs as they finished 5th in Region 6. Back to back one point losses early in the season ended up being the difference in HHS being in and ultimately out of the playoffs for 2017. Hendersonville did finish with a perfect 5-0 record in Memorial Stadium and had several performances that made it into the record books. Brett Coker threw for 212 yards against Cane Ridge which is the 3rd best in school history, he also had 12 passing TD’s during the season which ranks 2nd. Anthony Hughes scored 15 total touchdowns which ranks 5th, caught 6 touchdowns which is 3rd, and his 115 receiving yards versus Cane Ridge is the 4th best all-time.
Post Season Honors:
Team Awards were handed out to the following: CAPTAINS - #7 Weston Schwerdt, #54 Daly Cull -- COMMANDO PRIDE AWARD - Reggie Waters -- ACADEMIC AWARD - #7 Weston Schwerdt -- MVP - #3 Anthony Hughes -- MV BACK - #3 Anthony Hughes -- MV LINEMAN - #54 Daly Cull -- SCOUT TEAM AWARD - #37 Desmond Thornton -- SPECIAL TEAMS AWARD - #29 Jacob Eicher
All-Region – #3 Anthony Hughes - #54 Daly Cull
All-County – 1st Team Selections - #3 Anthony Hughes - #7 Weston Schwerdt - #43 Luke Carver - #54 Daly Cull - #55 Emmitt Richardson - #81 Jordan Amis -- 2nd Team Selections - #6 Brett Coker - #24 Reggie Harris - #51 Brandon Butler - #75 Brandon Dove - #82 Austin Halas
All-Mid State Team – 2nd Team Selection - #7 Weston Schwerdt
School Records – Senior place kicker #38 Jacob Harris broke the school record for most consecutive extra points made. He connected on 47 straight PAT’s dating from the Beech game in 2015 to the Cane Ridge game in 2016.