Updated 1 year ago
Here are some of the weekend's top high school football performances.
Madison Southern sophomore running back Damien Harris rolled up 209 rushing yards and scored five touchdowns as the Eagles rolled past Lincoln County 47-19.
Madison Central got a huge game out of quarterback-receiver tandem Hunter Stocker and Ken ja Bosley in a 44-24 victory over Henry Clay. The senior QB completed 11 out of 18 passes for 250 yards and four touchdowns. Bosley was his favorite target. He caught seven passes for 195 yards and three touchdowns. Dominque Hawkins sparked the Indian ground attack, rushing for 103 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Elijah Bell ran for 116 yards and a touchdown for Henry Clay.
Lafayette running back Kylan Nelson carried the ball 24 times and finished with 141 yards and a TD, as the Generals edged city-rival Bryan Station 33-29. He also caught four passed for 77 yards, caught one touchdown pass and rolled up over 130 yards in punt return yardage. Lafayette quarterback Garrett Peavler threw for 184 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Lexington Catholic sophomore Reese Ryan stepped in when Kyle Bolin went down with a knee injury and engineered a come-from-behind victory over Boyle County. Ryan finished with 122 yards and a touchdown. Amoh Kumengisa ran for 105 yards on 11 carries and scored three Knight touchdowns. Boyle County QB Casey Whittle threw for 185 yards and a TD.
Knox County had two backs over the 100-yard mark for the second straight week in a 42-6 win over Clay County. Jeffery Canady rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns, and Jonathan Gist went for 121 yards and scored three times.
Kentayvous Hopkins only carried the ball four times, but finished with 133 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Bourbon County's 64-14 thumping of Estill County. The senior also caught a 59-yard TD pass.
James Johnson ran for 209 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead Mercer County to a 48-28 victory over Nelson County.
Dual-threat Breathitt County quarterback Richard Trent threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran one in for a score in the Bobcats' 39-8 win over Magoffin County. Trent threw for 138 yards.
Bell County running back Jonathon Polly carried the ball 10 times and scored four first half touchdowns, as Bell County cruised by Casey County 54-13. Casey County running back Alex Bolin rushed for 130 yards and scored a pair of TDs.
Harlan County running back Jake Middleton was a workhorse in the Black Bears' 23-14 victory over George Rogers Clark. The senior carried the ball 21 times for 172 yards and three touchdowns.
Chris Roberts rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown to help Franklin County to a 35-22 victory over East Jessamine. Logan Woodside completed 11 of 16 passes and finished with 115 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 46 yards and scored one on the ground.
Prestonsburg quarterback Jarredd Jarrell completed 20 of 29 pass attempts for 289 yards and three touchdowns. But it wasn't enough of lift the Balckcats over Hazard. The Bulldogs pulled out a 38-20 victory led by Evan Whitaker. The Hazard QB threw for 244 yards and scored three rushing touchdowns.
Highlands quarterback Donovan McCoy passed for 345 yards and five touchdowns, as the Bluebirds routed Harrison County 69-10. Drew Houliston got into the act as well, stepping in to throw for 159 yards and three TDs.