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Friday, 18 December 2020
Beechwood vs. Lexington Christian Academy Class 2A 2020 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Championship December 18, 2020
Topic: Football

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Beechwood vs. Lexington Christian Academy
Class 2A 2020 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Championship

Kroger Field Commonwealth Stadium
Lexington, KY
December 18, 2020

© 2020 by Ron Harrison

Coach Noel Rash’s Beechwood Tigers enters this game with a 9-2 record.  Cameron Hergott led the ground game with 981 yards and 14 touchdowns on 115 carries.  Avery Courtney carried the ball 53 times for 359 yards and five touchdowns.  Cameron Hergott completed 149 of 194 passes for 2313 yards and 24 touchdowns with four interceptions.  Mitchell Berger caught 38 passes for 571 yards and five touchdowns.  Brady Moore added 32 receptions for 537 yards and five touchdowns.  Parker Mason recorded 32 receptions for 465 yards and four touchdowns.  Liam McCormick added 13 receptions for 269 yards and five touchdowns.  Cameron Hergott scored 84 yards on 14 touchdowns.  Mitchell Berger added 54 points on nine touchdowns.  Brady Moore and Parker Mason each recorded 32 points on five touchdowns and one 2-point conversion play.

Coach Doug Charles’ Lexington Christian Eagles enters this game with a 10-1 record.  Drew Nieves led the LCA ground game with 403 yards and five touchdowns on 69 carries.  Xavier Brown added 310 yards and six carries on 70 carries.  Jeffrey Selby carried the ball 63 times for 250 yards.  Tyler Morris carried the ball 36 times for 197 yards and five touchdowns.  Drew Nieves completed 159 of 264 passes for 2513 yards and 28 touchdowns with nine interceptions.  Mason Moore caught 48 passes for 955 yards and 11 touchdowns.  Xavier Brown added 41 receptions for 815 yards and nine touchdowns.  Will Vernon caught 29 passes for 340 yards and four touchdowns.  Xavier Brown scored 90 points on 15 touchdowns.  Mason Moore scored 13 touchdowns and a 2-point conversion play for 80 points. 

Beechwood defeated Lexington Christian Academy in a game that had a little bit of everything.  Beechwood raced out to a 14-0 lead but LCA rallied to take a 17-14 lead late in the third quarter.  LCA was driving again in Beechwood territory but M. Hatfield intercepted a Drew Nieves pass and returned it 59 yards to flip the field for the Tigers.  Colin Graman kicked a 25 yard field goal with 2:09 left in the game to tie the score at 17-17.  LCA had a chance to win the game in regulation but Andrew Dobbs 44 yard field goal attempt hit the left upright then bounced off the crossbar and the game went to overtime.  Beechwood got the ball first and took a 24-17 lead on a 10 yard pass from Cameron Hergott to Torin O’Shea and a conversion kick by Colin Graman.  LCA then got the ball and scored on a 3 yard run by Xavier Brown.  However Brady Moore came open on the extra point attempt and blocked Andrew Dobbs kick to give Beechwood the 24-23 victory.  The game was sloppy at times with the teams combining for a total of 19 penalties for 184 yards and combining for six turnovers.

Cameron Hergott led Beechwood’s ground game with 97 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.  Avery Courtney added 25 yards on five carries.  Cameron Hergott completed 12 of 26 passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions and was named Game MVP.  Mitchell Berger caught three passes for 30 yards.  Cole Stammer added two receptions for 67 yards.  Torin O’Shea and Tanner Jackson each caught one pass for a touchdown reception.  Parker Mason returned two kickoffs for 50 yards with a long return of 32 yards.  M. Hatfield led the defense with eight solo and three assisted tackles and intercepted a pass he returned 59 yards.  Brady Moore added eight solo tackles and blocked an extra point attempt that ensured their victory.  Mitchell Berger recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass.  Cole Stammer also intercepted a pass.

Xavier Brown led LCA’s ground game with 139 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.  Drew Nieves carried the ball 12 times for 63 yards and a touchdown.  Drew Nieves completed 12 of 26 passes for 138 yards with three interceptions.  Xavier Brown caught four passes for 62 yards.  Will Vernon added three receptions for 25 yards.  Mason Moore caught two passes for 22 yards.  Will Vernon returned two punts for 26 yards with a long return of 15 yards.  Mason Moore returned one kickoff for 23 yards.  Mattie Lebryk led the defense with four solo and four assisted tackles.  Jeffrey Selby added two solo and six assisted tackles.  Will Vernon recorded two solo and four assisted tackles.  Elijah Hammond and C. McGaughey each intercepted a pass with return yardage of 20 and 19 yards respectively. 

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Beechwood

7

7

0

10

24

Lexington Christian Academy

0

3

14

6

23

 

BEECHWOOD

-

Cameron Hergott 25 yard run (Colin Graman kick)

BEECHWOOD

-

Tanner Jackson 10 yard pass from Cameron Hergott (Colin Graman kick)

LCA

-

Andrew Dobbs kicks a 26 yard field goal

LCA

-

Xavier Brown 52 yard run (Andrew Dobbs kick)

LCA

-

Drew Nieves 7 yard run (Andrew Dobbs kick)

BEECHWOOD

-

Colin Graman kicks a 35 yard field goal

BEECHWOOD

-

Torin O’Shea 10 yard pass from Cameron Hergott (Colin Graman kick)

LCA

-

Xavier Brown 3 yard run (Andre Dobbs kick is blocked)

 

Selected Statistics

Beechwood

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Cameron Hergott

25

97

3.9

25

Avery Courtney

5

25

5.0

12

Mitchell Berger

2

8

4.0

6

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Cameron Hergott 

26-12-2

154

2

45

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Mitchell Berger

3

30

0

15

Cole Stammer

2

67

0

45

Liam McCormick

2

18

0

10

Parker Mason

2

3

0

5

Ben Mairose

1

16

0

16

Torin O’Shea

1

10

1

10

Tanner Jackson

1

10

1

10

 

 

Lexington Christian Academy

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Xavier Brown

15

139

9.3

52

Drew Nieves

12

63

5.2

20

Tyler Morris

5

23

4.6

11

Parker Chaney

1

23

23.0

23

Jeffrey Selby

1

3

3.0

3

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Drew Nieves

26-12-3

138

0

27

Team

1-0-0

0

0

0

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Xavier Brown

4

62

0

27

Will Vernon

3

25

0

13

Mason Moore

2

22

0

12

Parker Chaney

2

16

0

9

Elijah Hammond

1

13

0

13

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for the comprehensive stats provided for today’s game.

 

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prepgridiron@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on https://www.angelfire.com/ky2/prepgridiron.


Posted by REH at 9:57 PM EST
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