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Frankfort quarterback Chris Hawkins completed 11 of his 18 pass attempts for 247 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 26-0 victory over Bellevue. Aaron Jackson caught two of those TD passes and finished with 157 receiving yards on five catches. He also led the defense with 10 tackles. Teantre McGee only needed seven carries to roll up 100 yards and a TD for Frankfort.
Williamsburg quarterback Dalton Sizemore rushed for 115 yards, and threw for 193 yards and three touchdowns, as the Yellow Jackets knocked off Harlan 34-15.
Williamsburg will face Hazard, a 47-14 winner over Pineville. The Bulldogs got 100-yard rushing efforts from two players. Nathan Higgins ran for 106 yards and a touchdown, and Jordan Olinger finished with 101 yards.
Prestonsburg got a 277-yard, two touchdown performance from quarterback Jarredd Jarrell, but it wasn't enough to lift the Blackcats over Danville. Admirals' running back Jadarius Brown rushed for 106 yards and scored both Danville touchdowns in a 16-14 win.
That sets up a rematch between Danville and Somerset. The Briar Jumpers pounded Lexington Christian 42-19. Seven Somerset players ran the ball, as the Briar Jumpers amassed 294 rushing yards. Quarterback Castle Hatcher ran for a touchdown and also threw a TD pass.
Breathitt County quarterback Richard Trent ran for 107 yards, scored a pair of rushing touchdowns and threw for 145 yards in the Bobcats 54-18 victory over Pike County Central. Breathitt County also got a big night out of running back Jamie Watkins. The senior scored three touchdowns and finished with 145 rushing yards.
Jonathon Polly scored four touchdowns, finishing with 172 rushing yards in Bell County's 35-14 win over LaRue County.
Kentayvous Hopkins had a big night, as Bourbon County dispatched Garrard County 49-8. The senior running back carried the ball 14 times, finishing with 170 yards and a pair of TDs. Three of the five passes Colonel quarterback Dalton Pope completed went for touchdowns. He finished 5-of-7 for 201 yards.
Bourbon County will take on Mason County. The Royals got 272 yards on 37 carries from RaShaun Nelson in a 40-21 victory over Fleming County. The junior scored four touchdowns.
Seth Burke ran for 109 yards and a touchdown, and the Boyle County defense held the prolific Russell County rushing attack to just 98 yards, lifting the Rebels to a 14-6 victory. Ausitn Muntz led that Rebel D with 15 tackles.
Lexington Catholic knocked off Knox Central 35-6 to earn a date with Boyle County. Knight quarterback Reese Ryan threw for 217 yards and a touchdown. Marcelis Logan scored a pair of rushing TDs. The Lexington Catholic defense held Knox Central star running back Jeffery Canady to just 46 yards. Jonathan Gist managed 103 yards on 12 carries, but never found the end zone for the Panthers.
Franklin County running back Logan Woodside rushed for 184 yards and scored four times in a game that featured offensive fireworks on both sides of the ball. The Flyers won the shootout with Conner 62-59. Franklin County quarterback Ryan Timmons passed for 217 yards and a TD. He also ran one in for a score.
Pulaski County rode a 114 yard, one touchdown rushing effort by Tyler Goins to a 28-13 victory over Whitley County. Maroon quarterback Railey Hall threw a touchdown pass and finished with 169 passing yards. Christian Holman returned an interception 85 yards, and Aaron Smith picked one off and returned it 65 yards for Pulaski County.
Pulaski County will move on to face the Black Bears of Harlan County, a 41-24 winner over Madison Southern. Harlan County ran all over the Eagles, finishing the night with 449 yards on the ground. Treyvon Long led the onslaught with 170 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Scotty Bailey finished with an even 100 yards, and Jake Middleton ran for 94 yards and two TDs. Bailey did some damage with his arm as well. He completed five of his eight pass attempts, threw two TD passes and finished with 129 passing yards.
Dieries Dumphord was the workhorse in Scott County's 70-7 drubbing of Henry Clay. The senior carried the ball 27 times, finishing the night with 200 yards and three touchdowns. Hunter Nelson pitched in with 91 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Kevo Edwards rushed for 89 yards. When it was all said and done, the Cardinals had rolled up 435 rushing yards.