Football Friday Night Week 2 Recap

By: Jeff Woods
By: Jeff Woods

Trinity 39, Bowling Green 28

Bowling Green gave Trinity all they could handle at Marshall Stadium, but a second half Trinity rally vaulted the Shamrocks past the Purples 39-28.

Bowling Green took a 14-10 lead in the first half on a Lavance Anderson touchdown run. Trinity responded, scoring on a safety and a field goal just before halftime to take a 15-14 lead into halftime.

The Purples exploded out of the blocks in the third quarter, scoring on a long touchdown run by quarterback Trent Steelman. Bowling Green would add another touchdown in the second half to lead 28-22.

Again, the Shamrocks answered, scoring 21 unanswered points to give the Purples their first loss of the season.

The Purples (1-1) host North Hardin next week while the Shamrock (1-0) host Butler.

Greenwood 19, Allen County-Scottsville 7

Greenwood scored twice in the second half and held Allen County-Scottsville scoresless the final two quarters to pick up its the first win of the season.

The Gators did much of their damage on the ground. William Comer and Chris Page combined for 227 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Cory Henon also rushed for 34 yards and a touchdown.

Greenwood jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a Page 32-yard score. The Patriots tied the game at 7-7 just before halftime on a 27-yard touchdown pass from Cory Cooper to Flint Lich. It would be their only score of the game. Lich led the rushing attack for ACS with 83 yards on 15 carries.

Greenwood (1-1) hosts Meade County next week while the Patriots (0-2) travel to Franklin-Simpson.

Warren East 52, Fort Campbell 27

For the second straight game, Warren East scored more than 45 points en route to victory, this time over Fort Campbell.

Jordan Ellis continued his strong start to the season with two passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns.

Fort Campbell closed to within seven after C.J. Croft hit Troy Turner for an 82-yard score to make it 27-20. But the Raiders scored 25 unanswered points to improve to 2-0.

The Raiders (2-0) travel to Bardstown next week while the Falcons (0-2) host Union County.

Metcalfe County 14, Somerset 7

The Hornets took a 14-0 lead in the third quarter and held on late to defeat the Briar Jumpers 14-7.

Senior Jeffrey White shouldered much of Metcalfe County's running game with Daniel Deleon sidelined with an injury. White did his job, rushing for 77 yards and a touchdown.

Will Warf also had a solid game for the Hornets, completing 9-of-15 passes for 144 yards, including a touchdown to David Coffey. Coffey was also the leading receiver for Metcalfe with three catches for 63 yards.

The Hornets (2-0) travel to Logan County next week while the Briar Jumpers (0-2) host Taylor County.

Monroe County 39, Adair County 8

After a tough one-point loss last week to Taylor County, the Falcons claimed their first win of the season at Adair County 39-8.

Junior running back Sheldon Hamilton led the way for Monroe County with 14 carries for 109 yards and three touchdowns.

Senior quarterback Parker Petett had a solid game as well, finishing five-of-nine passing for 67 yards and a toucdown. The Falcons ended the game with 215 yards of total offense.

The Indians struggled for a second straight game, totaling only 153 yards of offense, scoring one touchdown.

The Falcons (1-1) travel to Larue County next week while the Indians (0-2) visit Butler County.

Edmonson 29, Caverna 14

Zack Vincent and Coty Batteiger spearheaded a solid ground game for Edmonson in a 15 point victory

The duo combined for 233 yards and three scores in the victory.

Defensively Steve Caudill recorded eight tackles and the Wildcats picked off A.J. Ford twice.

Edmonson County (1-1) will host Russellville next Friday, while Caverna (0-2) wll host Hart County.

Grayson County 7, Butler 0

Grayson County held Butler to just 22 yards on the ground in a shutout victory.

The only score in the game came in the 2nd quarter when Jacob Hicks hooked up with Johnathan Higdon for a 57 yard touchdown pass.

Hicks rushed for 162 yards which matched the Bears' total offensive production on the night.

Grayson County (2-0) will have a bye week next Friday, and Butler County (1-1) will host Adair County.

Logan County 32, Muhlenberg South 7

The Cougars used a dominant performance from quarterback Thomas Washington to route the Suns.

Washington rushed for 170 yards and passed for a 107 while accounting for three scores in the process.

Washington hooked up with Andrew Bunton in the third quarter on a touchdown pass to break open what was a 12-7 halftime score.

Late in the second quarter Washington ended a scoreless tie when he scampered 75 yards for the score.

Logan County (1-1) will host Metcalfe County next Friday and Muhlenberg South (1-1) will play at McClean County.


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