Around the Rankings
#1 Christian Academy of Louisville (3-0) was finally scored upon after two straight shutouts, but it hardly mattered as the Centurions beat Eastern, 35-20. CAL plays host to 6A power Ballard this week before traveling to Boyle County, the top team in Class 4A, on September 20.
#4 Bell County (3-0) used 262 yards of offense and three touchdowns from London Stephney and another four scores from Brandon Baker to rout South Laurel by a basketball score, 80-40.
#5 Ashland (3-0) had little trouble with West Virginia power George Washington, beating the Tigers, 49-16. The Tomcats rushed for 269 yards and held George Washington to minus-three on the ground.
#6 Elizabethtown (2-1) rebounded from a close loss in a rivalry game to secure an easy win in a rivalry game, topping John Hardin, 37-6. Quarterback Clay Games was 5-10 for 112 yards and a touchdown pass on the evening.
#7 Paducah Tilghman's streak of losses to Mayfield extended to 14 games with a 38-20 win over the Blue Tornado (2-1). Damien Ford rushed for 120 yards in the game but was kept out of the end zone for the first time this season.
#8 Glasgow (3-0) stayed unbeaten with a 57-14 trouncing of former district rival Monroe County. The Scotties are averaging 49 points per game and allowing only nine.
#10 Mercer County (3-0) held on late to beat 4A #8 Anderson County, 15-13. Isaiah Dismuke's interception at the 17-yard line with under a minute to play sealed the victory for the undefeated Titans.
Greenup County (2-1) used a stifling defense and explosive offense to beat Montgomery County, 54-12. The Musketeers defense held Montgomery to 1-11 on third down and 1-5 on fourth. Quarterback Eli Sammons passed for 183 yards and three touchdowns in the win.
Union County (2-1) pitched a second consecutive shutout, blanking McLean County, 34-0. The fabulously named Corithian Seales-Portee had four rushing touchdowns for the Braves.
Mason County (1-2) picked up their first victory of the season with a 28-21 win at Clay County in the Appalachian Bowl. Carson Brammer passed for 131 yards and two touchdowns while Caden Clark-Roberts rushed for 122 yards and a score for the Royals.