Donelson Christian Academy

Wildcats  ·  Nashville, TN (Davidson County)

Sport History School History

Donelson Christian Academy

Wildcats  ·  Nashville, TN (Davidson County)

@DCAWILDCATS Football History School History

Team Roster

# Name Class Position Height Weight
3 Cameron Booker Fr. DB
4 John Wizer Fr. PK
5 Ashton Jones So. RB
7 Nathan Magalei Sr. WR
8 Jordan Turner Sr. RB
9 Jacob Cook Sr. DB
10 Mitchell Carey Fr. QB
12 Bradford Gaines Sr. QB
15 Wesley Gober So. RB
16 Sidney Otis Fr. DB
17 Stephen Altom So. LB
18 Ashton Harris Sr. DB
19 Dayton Sneed Sr. WR
20 Gage Farrar Sr. WR
21 Gabe Frankenfield Sr. WR
22 Conner Hackett Sr. LB
25 Braden Ducharme Jr. PK
28 Joseph Sims Sr. TE
29 Jack Hill Sr. PK
32 Luke Hyatt So. DL
33 Brady Russell Jr. LB
35 Tanner Hedgepath Fr. LB
52 LJ Tolbert Jr. DL
54 Aidan Francis Sr. C
55 Gunner Schierling Sr. OL
58 Nolan Forsha Sr. LB
59 Connor Thomas Jr. DL
62 Landon Morrow Fr. DL
63 Garrett Barnett Jr. DL
64 David Lyles Jr. OL
65 Jake Dockstrader Jr. OL
71 Luke Spain 8th OL
73 Khol Hedgepath Sr. DL
74 JJ Dubin Fr. OL
75 Jason Joseph Jr. OL
77 Jason Johnson 8th DL

Head Coach: Paul Wade
Assistant Coaches: Bob Beaubien, Brian Beaubien, Brian Eaton, Tyler Forte, Isaiah Newson, Chris Pierce, Jayden Walker

Team Information

Record: 9-1 as of Nov. 4
Colors: Blue, Gold
Principals: Bret Schierling, Keith Singer
Athletic Director: Dennis Goodwin

Playoff Appearances 32
First Round (14-6); Last App: 2008 (2A)
Second Round (12-10); Last App: 2010 (DII-A)
Quarterfinal Round (11-5); Last App: 2019 (DII-A)
Semifinal Round (7-4); Last App: 2020 (DII-A)
Past State Runners-Up 3 (2017, DII-A)
Past State Championships 3 (2004, 1A)
Playoff Record (47-28)
  • First playoff appearance was in 1988 where they won the Class A Clinic Bowl defeating Moore Co. 21-20.
  • They have made six state championship game appearances, winning three of them, with their last being in 2004 in Division I Class 1A where they defeated Boyd Buchanan, 31-24 in overtime.
  • Their last playoff appearance was in 2020 where they defeated Trinity Christian before losing to USJ in the Division II Class A Semifinals, 34-17.
  • This is the first time they have played Nashville Christian in the playoffs. They did face each other in the last game of the regular season, with DCA winning 7-3.

Team Photo

Cheer Squad Photo

1st Row (L to R): Jules Twining, Fenna van Wilgen, Mollie White; 2nd Row (L to R): Riley Sinks, Jordan Wizer, Alex Trubee, Bella Brower; 3rd Row (L to R): Grace Gower, Peyton Cary, Jesse Pearson, Mia Huffstickler, Rayna Patton

Tournament Overview

2021 Division II Class A State Football Playoffs

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Date: November 5 - December 2, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021 · 3:00 PM

DCA 31, Nashville Christian 7

Finley Stadium

Friday, November 19, 2021 · 7:00 PM

DCA 42, USJ 14

Friday, November 12, 2021 · 7:00 PM

DCA 47, Friendship Christian 0

Friday, November 5, 2021 · 7:00 PM

M #1 vs Bye