Mountain Football Notebook (10/18/14)
As the season winds down for most teams, here is a recap from all the action in the mountains from this past Friday.
1. Hazard 43, Jenkins 6
Hazard made the haul to Jenkins for a game with the Cavaliers in what the Cavaliers was hoping would be a nail bitter was the exact opposite as the Bulldogs rolled to a 43-6 victory. Here’s a recap of the scoring.
Quarterback Tanner Morgan and Jason Johnson would connect on a 82 yard touchdown pass, with Tyler Collins extra point kick, Hazard would take a 7-0 but it wouldn’t stop there as Tanner Morgan and running back Brandon Jones would connect on a 55 yard touchdown pass, Collins extra point kick would be good and the Bulldogs took a 14-0 lead into the second quarter.
Cade Fletcher would put Hazard up 21-0 on an 80 yard punt return for a touchdown, Collins kick would be good. Tanner Morgan and Trey Higgins would connect on a 5 yard touchdown pass and Collins kick would make it 28-0 Hazard at halftime.
Bulldogs would continue where they left off in the 2nd quarter to start the 3rd quarter. Running back Brandon Jones would make his way to the endzone on a 40 yard touchdown run, Brandon Jones’ name would be called upon again, this time for the two point conversion, making it 36-0 Dawgs. Tanner Morgan and Juwan Hill would connect on a 30 yard touchdown pass, Collins kick would make it 43-0 Hazard going to the final frame.
Randy Potter would finally get Jenkins on the scoreboard with a 10 yard touchdown run, Jenkins would not be able to attempt kick or conversion.
Hazard improves to 6-2 and will travel to Pineville Friday October 24th.
Jenkins falls to 1-7 and will travel to Harlan Independent Friday October 24th.
2. Johnson Central 48, Rowan County 14
The Golden Eagles would make their way up to Morehead for a date with the Rowan County Vikings. Rowan County looking to get their second win on the season while the Golden Eagles looking to remain undefeated.
Johnson Central wouldn’t have a problem with the Golden Eagles as they would roll to a 48-14 victory.
Johnson Central improves to 8-0 and will travel to Ashland Friday October 24th.
Rowan County falls to 1-8 and will have their bye week Friday October 24th.
3. Pikeville 55, Phelps 0
The Panthers would make the trip up to Phelps looking to remain perfect on the season and continue their domination. Phelps looking to get their first win on the season.
Wouldn’t be much of a game as Pikeville would dominate Phelps and cruise to a 55-0 win, lets take a look back at the scoring.
The Panthers would put up 35 points in the first quarter. Austin Charles and Cody Estep would connect on a 41 yard touchdown pass , LJ Allara’s extra point kick would make it 7-0 Pikeville. Ben Maynard would take a punt back 60 yards for a Pikeville touchdown, Allara’s kick would make it 14-0. Pikeville star junior running back Dari Pugh would make it 21-0 on a 32 yard touchdown run and Allara’s kick. Carter Tackett would put the Panthers up 28-0 on a 1 yard touchdown run and Allara’s kick. Daric Pugh would get his second rushing touchdown of the quarter, this time from 3 yards out and Allara’s kick made it 35-0 Pikeville going to the second quarter.
The Panthers would continue where they left off in the first quarter. Evan Rhode would make it 42-0 Pikeville on a 25 yard touchdown run and Allara’s kick. Cody Dials and Cody Estep would connect on a 33 yard touchdown pass and Allara’s kick would make it 49-0 Panthers going into halftime.
Jonathan Ray would make it 55-0 Panthers in the third quarter on a 2 yard run. The extra point kick would fail but it wouldn’t matter as the Panthers would take, what would be the final score, 55-0.
Pikeville improves to 8-0 and will travel to Allen Central Friday October 24th.
Phelps falls to 0-7-1 and will host South Floyd on October 24th.
Mountain Football Rankings (10/18/14):
1. Johnson Central (8-0); vs. Ashland 10/24, vs. Belfry 10/31
2. Pikeville (8-0); @ Allen Central 10/24, vs. Russell 10/31
3. Estill County (6-2); @ Garrard County 10/24, vs. McCreary Central 10/31
4. Hazard (6-2); @ Pineville 10/24, @ Sheldon Clark 10/31