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Sunday, 20 November 2016
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Texas Tech University 2016 Cancun Challenge November 19, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUTTU

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Texas Tech University (Men)

2016 Cancun Challenge

United Supermarkets Arena

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

November 19, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-4 Sr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-0 Jr. Dillon Avare.  Texas Tech coach Chris Beard countered with 6-8 Jr. Zach Smith, 6-8 Sr. Aaron Ross, 6-8 Gr. Anthony Livingston, 6-2 Jr. Shadell Millinghaus, and 6-3 Jr. Keenan Evans.

 

Eastern Kentucky led by 15 in the first half and the score was tied 57-57 with 12:57 left in the game but Texas Tech pulled away for a 90-71 victory.  Texas Tech shot 59.2% from the field including seven of 11 from the three point line.  The Raiders connected on 25 of 30 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 10 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 36.8% from the field including 12 of 25 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 17 of 19 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 10 Texas tech turnovers.

 

Shadell Millinghaus led a balanced Texas Tech scoring attack with 20 points and seven rebounds.  6-6 Jr. Justin Gray added 17 points, six rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Aaron Ross recorded 16 points including 10 of 10 free throws and three assists.  Anthony Livingston chipped in with 11 points and six rebounds.  6-3 Jr. Keenan Evans also reached double figures with 10 points.

 

Asante Gist led Eastern Kentucky with 21 points including five three point baskets and three assists.  Jaylen Babb-Harrison added 14 points including four three point baskets and five rebounds.  Zach Charles recorded 13 points and seven rebounds.  Nick Mayo also scored 13 points.

 

Eastern Kentucky,41,30,71

Texas Tech,46,44,90

 

Eastern Kentucky (71) – Charles 13, Babb-Harrison 14, Mayo 13, Gist 21, Avare 3, Dishman 4, Chitty 3.

 

Texas Tech (90) – Smith 8, Ross 16, Livingston 11, Millinghaus 20, Evans 10, Thomas 2, Gray 17, McLean 6.

 

A special thanks to the Texas Tech Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 

 

 


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Auburn University 2016 Cancun Challenge November 17, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016EKUAUB

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Auburn University (Men)

2016 Cancun Challenge

Auburn Arena

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

November 17, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale started the following lineup:  6-7 Jr. Zach Charles, 6-4 Sr. Jaylen Babb-Harrison, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-2 Sr. Isaac McGlone.  Auburn University coach Bruce Pearl countered with 6-7 Jr. Danjel Purifoy, 6-5 Fr. Mustapha Heron, 6-8 So. Horace Spencer, 5-10 Fr. Jared Harper, and 6-3 So. Bryce Brown.

 

Eastern Kentucky University only trailed by two; 50-48 with 13 minutes left in the game but Auburn pulled away to earn an 85-54 over the Colonels.  Auburn shot 45.8% from the field including six of 18 from the three point line.  The tigers connected on 25 of 42 free throws, pulled down 51 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 EKU turnovers.  Auburn held a decided 26-6 advantage in second chance points.  Eastern Kentucky University shot 32.8% from the field including eight of 33 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on 12 of 16 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored six points off 15 Auburn turnovers.

 

Mustapha Heron led Auburn with 24 points, 10 rebounds, and two steals.  Heron was eight of eight from the field including one of one from beyond the arc, and seven of 13 free throws.  Danjel Purifoy added 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals.  6-0 GS Ronnie Jackson chipped in with 13 points and four assists. 

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky University with 20 points and four rebounds.  Jaylen Babb-Harrison added 14 points and 6-0 Jr. Dillon Avare recorded 11 points including three three point baskets.  6-6 Fr. DeAndre Dishman chipped in with eight points and four rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky,34,30,64

Auburn University,37,48,85

 

Eastern Kentucky (64) – Charles 2, Babb-Harrison 14, Mayo 20, Gist 3, McGlone 3, Adams 3, Dishman 8, Avare 11.

 

Auburn University (85) – Purifoy 16, Heron 24, Spencer 4, Harper 6, Brown 5, Dunans 3, Smith 4, Lang 4, McLemore 6, Johnson 13.

 

A special thanks to the Auburn University’s Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Eastern Illinois University vs. Eastern Kentucky University November 19, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky University Foot

2016EIUEKU

Eastern Illinois University vs. Eastern Kentucky University
Roy Kidd Stadium

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
November 19, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Eastern Illinois dominated play today in a 24-0 victory over Eastern Kentucky today.  EKU was unable to generate offense with only 152 yards of total offense and also turned the ball over four times.  The Colonels were unable to slow down Eastern Illinois’ ground game as they gained 304 yards on 59 carries for a 5.2 average.  Eastern Illinois recorded 14 first downs and 431 yards of total offense.  They were penalized 13 times for 95 yards and lost a fumble.  Eastern Kentucky University recorded seven first downs and 152 yards of total offense.  The Colonels were penalized seven times for 60 yards, lost three fumbles, and had a pass intercepted.

Devin Church led Eastern Illinois’ ground game with 177 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.  Korliss Marshall carried the ball nine times for 58 yards.  Jared Pilson added 41 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.  Darshon McCullough carried the ball eight times for 24 yards and a touchdown.  Jared Pilson completed eight of 11 passes for 127 yards.  Devin Church caught two passes for 31 yards.  Addison Bounds added two receptions for 29 yards.  James Sheehan caught two passes for 24 yards.  Anthony Taylor added one reception for 40 yards.  Nick Horne led the defense with six solo and two assisted tackles with four of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 23 yards.  Mack Weaver added two solo and four assisted tackles.  David Johnson recorded two solo and two assisted tackles with 1.5 of his tackles resulting in losses totaling eight yards and recovered a fumble.  Cornelius Page recovered a fumble and Tray Mitchell intercepted a pass.

Ethan Thomas led Eastern Kentucky’s ground game with 80 yards and 12 carries.  Tyler Swafford completed eight of 18 passes for 80 yards with one interception.  Ryan Markush caught five passes for 49 yards.  Jared Sanders returned two kickoffs for 57 yards including a long return of 40 yards.  Jeffrey Canady led the defense with five solo and 10 assisted tackles.  Corey Glass added five solo and five assisted tackles.  Nigel Bruce recorded six solo and three assisted tackles.  Kiante Northington added five solo and two assisted tackles and recovered a fumble.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Eastern Illinois University

0

7

7

10

24

Eastern Kentucky university

0

0

0

0

0

 

EIU

-

Jared Pilson 3 yard run (Nick Bruno kick)

EIU

-

Devin Church 8 yard run (Nick Bruno kick)

EIU

-

Nick Bruno kicks a 22 yard field goal

EIU

-

Darshon McCullough 4 yard run (Nick Bruno kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Eastern Illinois University

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Devin Church

25

177

7.1

68

Korliss Marshall

9

58

6.4

19

Jared Pilson

11

41

3.7

13

Darshon McCullough

8

24

3.0

14

Austin Green

5

4

0.8

5

Dennis Turner

1

0

0.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Jared Pilson 

11-8-0

127

0

40

Austin Green

3-0-0

0

0

0

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Devin Church

2

31

0

30

Addison Bounds

2

29

0

24

James Sheehan

2

24

0

22

Anthony Taylor

1

40

0

40

Korliss Marshall

1

3

0

3

 

 

Eastern Kentucky university

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Ethan Thomas

12

80

6.7

33

Henry Enyenihi

7

20

2.9

6

Alex Cabrera

1

9

9.0

9

Jared Sanders

7

-3

-0..4

4

Team

2

-14

-7.0

0

Tyler Swafford

3

-24

-8.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Tyler Swafford

18-8-1

80

0

20

Alex Cabrera

2-1-0

4

0

4

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Ryan Markush

5

49

0

20

Neiko Creamer

1

16

0

16

Devin Borders

1

12

0

12

Jon Floyd

1

8

0

8

Jared Sanders

1

-1

0

0

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to EKU Stats 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.


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Bryan Station vs. Edyth J. Hayes Fayette County Middle School Championship November 10, 2016
Topic: Football

2016FCMSCBSH

Bryan Station vs. Edyth J. Hayes
Fayette County Middle School Championship

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Lexington, KY
November 10, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Both teams entered this game with 9-0 records and Edyth J. Hayes finally emerged with a 42-34 double overtime victory.  The score was tied 26-26 at the end of regulation.  Both teams scored in the first overtime and Hayes finally claimed the championship in the second overtime series.  Hayes recorded 19 first downs and 384 yards of total offense.  They were penalized four times for 26 yards, lost a fumble, and had a pass intercepted.  Bryan Station recorded 17 first downs and 318 yards of total offense.  They were penalized three times for 25 yards and had a pass intercepted.

 Clinkscale led Hayes’ ground game with 205 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries.  Will Logan carried the ball seven times for 73 yards and a touchdown.  Bradley Webb added 70 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.  C. Barrentine completed one of four passes for seven yards with one interception.  P. Henderson caught one pass for seven yards.  Micole Sharpe led the defense with 11 solo and three assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling two yards.  Bradley Webb added five solo and seven assisted tackles.  I. Clinkscale recorded four solo and two assisted tackles.  J. Henderson added three solo and four assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling six yards.

Teyo Waite led Bryan Station’s ground game with 73 yards on nine carries.  Dekel Crowdus added 68 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.  Dadrien Taylor carried the ball 10 times for 52 yards and a touchdown.  Dekel Crowdus completed seven of 15 passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.  Dadrien Taylor caught three passes for 41 yards and two touchdowns.  Antonio Taylor added two receptions for 67 yards.  D. Griffin led the defense with six solo and two assisted tackles.  Dadrien Taylor added five solo and one assisted tackles and recovered a fumble.  Teyo Waite recorded three solo and four assisted tackles.

 

 

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Bryan Station

0

12

0

22

34

Edyth J. Hayes

8

6

12

16

42

 

HAYES

-

I. Clinkscale 3 yard run (I. Clinkscale run)

BSTATION

-

Dadrien Taylor 20 yard pass from Dekel Crowdus (Dekel Crowdus pass fails)

HAYES

-

Will Logan 20 yard run (Will Logan run fails)

BSTATION

-

Dadrien Taylor 20 yard pass from Dekel Crowdus (Joey Bond run fails)

HAYES

-

I. Clinkscale 4 yard run (Blake Busson run fails)

HAYES

-

Bradley Webb 4 yard run (I. Clinkscale run fails)

BSTATION

-

Dadrien Taylor 3 yard run (Dekel Crowdus run fails)

BSTATION

-

Skylar Riley 1 yard run (Dekel Crowdus run)

BSTATION

-

Dekel Crowdus 6 yard run (Dekel Crowdus run)

HAYES

-

Bradley Webb 5 yard run (I. Clinkscale run)

HAYES

-

I. Clinkscale 10 yard run (Bradley Webb run)

 

Selected Statistics

Bryan Station

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Teyo Waite

9

73

8.1

26

Dekel Crowdus

15

68

4.5

11

Dadrien Taylor

10

52

5.2

13

Joey Bond

2

1

0.5

4

Skylar Riley

1

1

1.0

1

Dane Key

0

-3

0.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Dekel Crowdus

15-7-1

126

2

35

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Dadrien Taylor

3

41

2

20

Antonio Taylor

2

67

0

35

Skylar Riley

1

11

0

11

Teyo Waite

1

7

0

7

 

 

Edyth J. Hayes

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

I. Clinkscale

15

205

13.7

82

Will Logan

7

73

10.4

20

Bradley Webb

15

70

4.7

14

Blake Busson

2

15

7.5

9

Micole Sharpe

1

15

15.0

15

Team

1

-1

-1.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

C. Barrentine

4-1-1

7

0

7

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

P. Henderson

1

7

0

7

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

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.


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Saturday, 19 November 2016
Week Thirteen in Review Playoffs Round 3 November 18, 2016
Topic: Football

2016REV13

 

 

Week Thirteen in Review Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Playoffs November 18, 2016

 

Friday November 18th

 

Class A Playoffs

 

Beechwood 42  Kentucky Country Day 7Aiden Justice carried the ball 22 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Hazard 42  Pikeville 19Cory Smith carried the ball 37 times for 279 yards and five touchdowns.

 

Paintsville 21  Raceland 14Kent Phelps carried the ball 23 times for 164 yards and a touchdown.

 

Russellville 48 Bethlehem 12Johnny Drumgole carried the ball nine times for 194 yards and three touchdowns and Jaylyn McMurry added 153 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries.

 

Class 2A Playoffs

 

Christian Academy of Louisville 21  DeSales 14Anteneh Thompson score on a fourth-and-one from the one yard line to earn the victory.

 

Danville 34  Lexington Christian Academy 28Zack Dampier completed 18 of 26 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns and Dmauriae VanCleve scored on a 97 yard interception return and a 99 yard kickoff return to lead Danville that ended LCA’s undefeated season.

 

Covington Holy Cross 26  Newport Central Catholic 21

Mayfield 28  Owensboro Catholic 6

 

Class 3A Playoffs

 

Central 30  Lexington Catholic 7James Simpson completed 11 of 21 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns and C. Jones (15 carries for 111 yards) and Corey Johnson (28 carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns) led Central to a victory.

 

Elizabethtown 35  Caldwell County 10 – Jay Becherer sparked Elizabethtown with an 85 yard interception return for a touchdown.

 

Belfry 43  Russell 12

Corbin 38  Casey County 17

 

Class 4A Playoffs

 

Franklin-Simpson 33  South Warren 16Jackson Caudill passed for 278 yards to lead Franklin-Simpson to victory.

 

Johnson Central 51  Ashland Blazer 0Joe Jackson carried the ball 12 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns.

 

Wayne County 30  Mercer County 14Lorenzo Linsey carried the ball 25 times for 104 yards and two touchdowns and completed 1o of 18 passes for 117 yards and one touchdown to lead the Cardinals.

 

John Hardin 52  Shelby County 31

 

Class 5A Playoffs

 

Bowling Green 50  Owensboro 21 Clark Payne completed 19 of 25 passes for 297 yards and four touchdowns.

 

Fern Creek 35  Covington Catholic 28Kyree Hawkins carried the ball 22 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns and recorded 11 tackles to lead Fern Creek.

 

Pulaski County 41  Southwestern 27Wiley Cain completed 12 of 26 passes for 172 yards and two touchdowns.

 

South Oldham 45  North Bullitt 42 – Cooper Cantrell kicked a field goal in the final seconds for the victory.  Drew Zaubi completed 19 of 30 passes for 241 yards and two touchdowns.

 

Class 6A Playoffs

 

Lafayette 63  Simon Kenton 41Cameron Morgan carried the ball 32 times for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Walker Wood carried the ball 24 times for 112 yards and three touchdowns and completed 12 of 22 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns to lead Lafayette.

 

Scott County 42  Ryle 40Jacob Burton carried the ball 24 times for 155 yards and four touchdowns to lead Scott County.  Jacob Chisholm carried the ball 24 times for 177 yards and two touchdowns and caught five passes for 64 yards and one touchdown and Tanner Morgan completed 20 of 30 passes for 262 yards and four touchdowns to lead Ryle.

 

St. Xavier 31  Male 21Sam Taylor carried the ball 27 times for 154 yards and Desmond Ridder carried the ball 15 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns to lead St. Xavier.

 

Trinity 63  Ballard 20Jovan Smith carried the ball 19 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns to lead Trinity.


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Danville vs. Lexington Christian Academy Class 2A Playoffs November 18, 2016
Topic: Football

2016PDANLCA

Danville vs. Lexington Christian Academy
Class 2A Playoffs Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl

Lexington Christian Academy
Lexington, KY
November 18, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Danville utilized their big play capabilities on offense, defense, and special teams to defeat Lexington Christian Academy 34-28 and avenge a regular season loss at the hand of the Eagles.  Danville improves their record to 11-2 and hands Lexington Christian Academy (12-1) their first loss of the season.  Danville recorded 14 first downs and 351 yards of total offense.  The Admirals were penalized three times for 20 yards and lost a fumble.  Lexington Christian Academy recorded 29 first downs and 482 yards of total offense.  The Eagles were penalized five times for 25 yards, lost a fumble, and had one pass intercepted.

Donlevy Harris led Danville’s ground game with 69 yards on 15 carries.  Zack Dampier completed 18 of 26 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns.  Ellison Stanfield caught six passes for 115 yards and a touchdown.  Dmauriae VanCleave added eight receptions for 115 yards.  David Walker caught two passes for 33 yards and a touchdown.  Donlevy Harris added two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown.  Dmauriae VanCleave returned one kickoff for 99 yards and a touchdown.  Donlevy Harris led the defense with 11 solo and seven assisted tackles.  Jaleel Warren added six solo and five assisted tackles.  Zach Thornton recorded two solo and nine assisted tackles.  Dmauriae VanCleave added six solo and one assisted tackles and intercepted one pass he returned 97 yards for a touchdown.

Dillon Wheatley led LCA’s ground game with 160 yards and two touchdowns on 33 carries.  Brayden Miller completed 26 of 41 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.  Ryan Stucky caught 10 yards for 114 yards and a touchdown.  Caelan Lebryk added five receptions for 55 yards.  Wade Drake caught four passes for 47 yards.  Drayden Burton added three receptions for 40yards.  Dillon Wheatley caught three receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown.  Drayden Burton returned three kickoffs for 62 yards.  Clay Elliot led the defense with five solo and four assisted tackles.  Brett Wilkins added two solo and eight assisted tackles.  Jed Green recorded six solo tackles.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Danville

14

0

14

6

34

Lexington Christian Academy

7

7

0

14

28

 

DANVILLE

-

Dmauriae VanCleave  97 yard interception return (Tres Walker kick)

LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN

-

Dillon Wheatley 1 yard run (Liam Hamilton kick)

DANVILLE

-

Dmauriae VanCleave 99 yard kickoff return (Tres Walker kick)

LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN

-

Dillon Wheatley 20 yard run (Liam Hamilton kick)

DANVILLE

-

Donlevy Harris 9 yard pass from Zack Dampier (Tres Walker kick)

DANVILLE

-

David Walker 24 yard pass from Zack Dampier (Tres Walker kick)

LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN

-

Ryan Stucky 12 yard pass from Brayden Miller (Liam Hamilton kick)

DANVILLE

-

Ellison Stanfield 79 yard pass from Zack Dampier (Tres Walker kick blkd)

LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN

-

Dillon Wheatley 4 yard pass from Brayden Miller (Liam Hamilton kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Danville

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Donlevy Harris

15

69

4.6

****

Zack Dampier

6

4

0.7

****

Dmauriae Van Cleave

5

1

0.2

****

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Zack Dampier 

26-18-0

277

3

****

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Ellison Stanfield

6

115

1

****

Dmauriae VanCleave

8

115

0

****

David Walker

2

33

1

****

Donlevy Harris

2

14

0

****

 

 

Lexington Christian Academy

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Dillon Wheatley

33

160

4.8

****

Drayden Burton

1

27

27.0

****

Brayden Miller

13

3

0.2

****

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Brayden Miller

41-26-1

292

2

****

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Ryan Stucky

10

114

1

****

Caelan Lebryk

5

55

0

****

Wade Drake

4

47

0

****

Drayden Burton

3

40

0

****

Dillon Wheatley

3

22

1

****

Jed Green

1

14

0

****

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the LCA Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

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.


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Central vs. Lexington Catholic Class 3A Playoffs November 18, 2016
Topic: Football

2016PCENTLC

Central vs. Lexington Catholic
Class 3A Playoffs Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl

Lexington Catholic High School
Lexington, KY
November 18, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Lexington Catholic took a 7-0 lead but Central scored 30 unanswered points to earn a 30-7 victory and improve their record to 8-5.  Lexington Catholic was hampered tonight due to the absence of RB Dameon Jones (knee injury) and finished their season at 7-6.  Central recorded 25 first downs and 471 yards of total yardage.  The Yellow Jackets were penalized eight times for 82 yards.  Lexington Catholic recorded 15 first downs and 274 yards of total offense.  The Knights were penalized five times for 55 yards.

C. Jones led Central’s ground game with 111 yards on 15 carries.  Corey Johnson carried the ball 28 times for 102 yards and two touchdowns.  James Simpson added 30 yards on seven carries.  James Simpson completed 11 of 21 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns.  Ukruri Baker caught four passes for 114 yards and a touchdown.  Rico White added three receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown.  Luke Bowman led the defense with 10 solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a three yard loss.  Jonathan Dooley added five solo tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling five yards.  Trey Williams recorded three solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a 15 yard loss.

Kirk Fagot led Lexington Catholic’s ground game with 93 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries.  Kirk Fagot completed 11 of 22 passes for 140 yards.  Ben Buchignani caught two passes for 56 yards.  Bo Bennington also caught two passes for 54 yards.  Eric Sottile returned three kickoffs for 56 yards with a long return of 21 yards.  Jack Fagot led the defense with 10 solo and one assisted tackles.  Jonathan Dooley added five solo tackles.  Trey Williams recorded three solo and one assisted tackles with one of his losses resulting in a 15 yard loss.  Sid Sharp added five solo tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 19 yards.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Central

0

14

7

9

30

Lexington Catholic

7

0

0

0

7

 

LEXCATH

-

Kirk Fagot 32 yard run (Conner Fry kick)

CENTRAL

-

Corey Johnson 13 yard run (S. Francisco kick)

CENTRAL

-

Corey Johnson 2 yard run (S. Francisco kick)

CENTRAL

-

Ukruri Baker 59 yard pass from James Simpson (S. Francisco kick)

CENTRAL

-

Rico White 42 yard pass from James Simpson (S. Francisco kick)

CENTRAL

-

Trey Williams safety

 

Selected Statistics

Central

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

C. Jones

15

111

7.4

22

Corey Johnson

28

102

3.6

24

James Simpson

7

30

4.3

17

Takaius Linton

1

0

0.0

0

Team

2

-2

-1.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

James Simpson 

21-11-0

230

2

59

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Ukruri Baker

4

114

1

59

Rico White

3

61

1

42

C. Jones

2

39

0

20

Raiden Anderson

1

23

0

23

Davon Hall

1

-7

0

0

 

 

Lexington Catholic

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Kirk Fagot

20

93

4.7

32

Austin Pedroche

6

20

3.3

7

Keith Brinkman

1

4

4.0

4

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Kirk Fagot

22-11-0

140

0

46

Beau Allen

3-2-0

17

0

12

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Sam Hodges

3

0

0

2

Ben Buchignani

2

56

0

46

Bo Bennington

2

54

0

43

Nathan Schnurr

2

17

0

9

Trenton Neuer

2

13

0

12

Austin Pedroche

1

5

0

5

Will Roden

1

12

0

12

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

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.


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Ryle vs. Scott County Class 6A Playoffs November 18, 2016
Topic: Football

2016PRYLESC

Ryle vs. Scott County
Class 6A Playoffs Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl

Toyota Stadium
Georgetown, KY
November 18, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Scott County defeated Ryle by a score of 42-40 in a real nail biter tonight in Georgetown.  Ryle had a chance to tie the score with 32 seconds remaining in the game but failed on a two point conversion.  Ryle recovered the ensuing onside kick but Scott County’s Glenn Covington intercepted a pass to end the drive.  Ryle finishes the season at 12-1 while Scott County improves to 11-2.  Scott County recorded 21 first downs and 444 yards of total offense.  The Cardinals were penalized 12 times for 108 yards and lost a fumble.  Ryle recorded 27 first downs and 457 yards.  The Raiders were penalized seven times for 42 yards and had a pass intercepted.

Jacob Burton led Scott County’s ground game with 155 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries.  Kendrick Hamilton carried the ball 16 times for 108 yards.  Brice Fryman added 73 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.  Josh Davis completed four of eight passes for 103 yards and a touchdown.  Glenn Covington caught two passes for 31 yards and a touchdown.  Kendrick Hamilton and Brice Fryman each caught one pass for 43 and 29 yards respectively.  Kendrick Hamilton returned two kickoffs for 70 yards with a long return of 43 yards.  Cooper Robb led the defense with seven solo and two assisted tackles.  Cooper Watts added five solo and one assisted tackles.  KJ Christopher and Berk Watts each recorded four solo and three assisted tackles.  Glenn Covington intercepted a pass.

Jacob Chisholm led Ryle’s ground game with 177 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries.  Tanner Morgan completed 20 of 30 passes for 262 yards and four touchdowns with one interception.  Bryce Ashley caught 10 passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns.  Jacob Chisholm added five receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown.  Stefan Clarkson added a 21 yard scoring reception.  Justin Selby led the defense with nine solo and four assisted tackles.  Jackson High added seven solo and two assisted tackles.  C. Demetrakis recorded four solo and five assisted tackles.

 

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Ryle

7

20

0

13

40

Scott County

7

21

0

14

42

 

SCOTT

-

Brice Fryman 10 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

RYLE

-

Jacob Chisholm 1 yard run (Mason Molique kick)

SCOTT

-

Jacob Burton 5 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

RYLE

-

Jacob Chisholm 24 yard pass from Tanner Morgan (Mason Molique kick)

RYLE

-

Jacob Chisholm 1 yard run ((Tanner Morgan pass fails)

SCOTT

-

Jacob Burton 1 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

RYLE

-

Bryce Ashley 4 yard pass from Tanner Morgan (Mason Molique kick)

SCOTT

-

Jacob Burton 2 yard run (Colin Dempster kick)

SCOTT

-

Glenn Covington 23 yard pass from Josh Davis (Colin Dempster kick fails)

RYLE

-

Bryce Ashley 83 yard pass from Tanner Morgan (Mason Molique kick)

SCOTT

-

Jacob Burton 1 yard run (Landon Easley pass from Glenn Covington)

RYLE

-

Stefan Clarkson 21 yard pass from Tanner Morgan (Two point conversion fails)

 

Selected Statistics

Ryle

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Jacob Chisholm

24

177

7.4

25

Tanner Morgan

4

15

3.8

4

Cole Burch

2

3

1.5

3

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Tanner Morgan 

30-20-1

262

4

83

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Bryce Ashley

10

141

2

83

Jacob Chisholm

5

64

1

24

Easton Pilyer

2

13

0

8

Stefan Clarkson

1

21

1

21

Cooper Scherr

1

13

0

13

S. Strzelewicz

1

10

0

10

 

 

Scott County

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Jacob Burton

24

155

6.5

28

Kendrick Hamilton

16

108

6.8

26

Brice Fryman

10

73

7.3

27

Josh Davis

5

5

1.0

2

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Josh Davis

8-4-0

103

1

43

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Glenn Covington

2

31

1

21

Kendrick Hamilton

1

43

0

42

Brice Fryman

1

29

0

29

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

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.


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Simon Kenton vs. Lafayette Class 6A Playoffs November 18, 2016
Topic: Football

2016PSKLAF

Simon Kenton vs. Lafayette
Class 6A Playoffs Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl

Lafayette High School
Lexington, KY
November 18, 2016

© 2016 by Ron Harrison

Lafayette improves to 12-1 with a 63-41 victory over Simon Kenton who finishes the season at 11-2.  Lafayette utilized a balanced offense (371 yards and five touchdowns on the ground) and (216 yards and three touchdowns threw the air) and also scored on a63 yard kickoff return and did not have any turnovers tonight.  Lafayette controlled the time of possession 34:58-13:02 and ran 82 plays compared to 45 for Simon Kenton.  Lafayette recorded 28 first downs and 587 yards of total offense.  The Generals were penalized 12 times for 126 yards.  Simon Kenton recorded 15 first downs and 417 yards of total offense.  The Pioneers were penalized twice for 30 yards and had four passes intercepted.

Cameron Morgan led Lafayette’s ground game with 250 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries.  Walker Wood carried the ball 24 times for 112 yards and three touchdowns.  Walker Wood completed 12 of 22 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns.  Quinten Brown caught eight passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns.  Dekwan Edwards added one reception for 45 yards and a touchdown.  Ean Shaw returned one kickoff 63 yards for a touchdown.  Ean Shaw led the defense with eight solo and one assisted tackles with one of his tackles resulting in a nine yard loss.  Jordan Thomas added four solo and one assisted tackles and intercepted a pass.  Austin Blake recorded three solo and two assisted tackles with two of his tackles resulting in losses totaling 10 yards.  DaMarco Fishback, Kuantaze Cooper, and Bryan Jackson intercepted one pass each with return yards of 46, 0, and 24 yards respectively.

Dylan Hampton led Simon Kenton’s ground game with 18 yards on seven carries.  Cam Racke completed 11 of 19 passes for 258 yards and five touchdowns with two interceptions.  Matt Shearer completed three of six passes for 108 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions.  Luke Vance caught five passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns.  Fisher Hayden recorded four receptions for 208 and three touchdowns.  Timmy Cottrell caught a six yard touchdown pass.  Luke Vance returned two kickoffs for 74 yards with a long return of 60 yards.  JJ Courtney led the defense with seven solo and three assisted tackles.  Brian Carter added six solo and five assisted tackles.  Trent Kincaid recorded seven solo tackles.

Scoring Summary

School

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Final

Simon Kenton

12

0

8

21

41

Lafayette

14

14

21

14

63

 

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 6 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SKENTON

-

Fisher Hayden 46 yard pass from Cam Racke (Cam Racke pass fails)

LAFAYETTE

-

Dekwan Edwards 45 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick)

SKENTON

-

Fisher Hayden 59 yard pass from Cam Racke (Cam Racke pass fails)

LAFAYETTE

-

Quinten Brown 15 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 1 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SKENTON

-

Luke Vance 61 yard pass from Cam Racke (Cam Racke run)

LAFAYETTE

-

Ean Shaw 63 yard kickoff return (Sutton Averitt kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Cameron Morgan 31 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Walker Wood 5 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SKENTON

-

Luke Vance 7 yard pass from Cam Racke (Christian Seger kick)

SKENTON

-

Timmy Cottrell 6 yard pass from Cam Racke (Christian Seger kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Cameron Morgan 12 yard run (Sutton Averitt kick)

SKENTON

-

Fisher Hayden 64 yard pass from Matt Shearer (Christian Seger kick)

LAFAYETTE

-

Quinten Brown 40 yard pass from Walker Wood (Sutton Averitt kick)

 

Selected Statistics

Simon Kenton

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Dylan Hampton

7

18

2.6

10

Matt Shearer

2

11

5.5

15

Luke Vance

1

9

9.0

9

Jon Sergent

2

8

4.0

11

Cam Racke

7

3

0.4

17

Sam Murray

1

2

2.0

2

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Cam Racke

19-11-2

258

5

61

Matt Shearer

6-3-2

108

1

64

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Luke Vance

5

127

2

61

Fisher Hayden

4

208

3

64

Sam Murray

2

10

0

5

Noah Darpel

1

12

0

12

Timmy Cottrell

1

6

1

6

Dylan Hampton

1

3

0

3

 

 

Lafayette

 

Rushing

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long

Cameron Morgan

32

250

7.8

56

Walker Wood

24

112

4.7

18

Javarius Robinson

3

9

3.0

7

Team

1

0

0.0

0

 

 

Passing

A-C-I

Yds.

TD

Long

Walker Wood

22-12-0

216

3

45

 

 

Receiving

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Quinten Brown

8

137

2

40

Dekwan Edwards

1

45

1

45

Matthew Guilfoil

1

16

0

16

Zak Sherman

1

10

0

10

Cameron Morgan

1

8

0

8

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.

 

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.


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Kent State University (Women) November 14, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016EKUKENTW

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs.  Kent State University (Women)

M.A.C. Center

Kent State University

Kent, OH

November 14, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 5-11 So. Abby Wright, 6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.  Kent State coach Todd Starkey countered with 6-0 Jr. McKenna Stephens, 5-9 Sr. Larissa Lurken, 6-2 Jr. Jordan Korinek, 5-6 Jr. Naddiyah Cross, and 5-9 So. Alexa Golden.

 

Kent State defeated Eastern Kentucky University by a score of 80-67.  Kent State led 47-26 at halftime but Eastern Kentucky rallied to pull within single digits but was never able to overcome the huge early deficit.  Kent State dominated the boards holding a 42-21 advantage and a 21-7 advantage in free throw points.

 

Kent State shot 50% from the field including five of 12 from the three point line.  They connected on 21 of 30 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and committed 17 turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 45.8% from the field including six of 16 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on seven of nine free throws, pulled down 21 rebounds, and committed 14 turnovers.

 

Larissa Lurken led Kent State with 27 points including three three point baskets, 12 of 12 free throws, and pulled down 10 rebounds.  Jordan Korinek added 20 points and nine rebounds.  5-10 Sr. Chelsi Watson recorded 11 points and eight rebounds.

 

Shavontae Naylor led Eastern Kentucky with 21 points, six rebounds, two blocked shots, and four steals.  Mariah Massengill led 15 points including three three point baskets.  Alexus Cooper also scored 15 points including two three point baskets.  Jalen O’Bannon recorded 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots, and two steals.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,14,12,25,16,67

Kent State University,25,22,18,15,80

 

Eastern Kentucky University (67) – Naylor 21, Wright 0, O’Bannon 10, Massengill 15, Cooper 15, A. Brooks 6.

 

Kent State University (80) – Stephens 5, Lurken 27, Korinek 20, Cross 2, Golden 4, Poole 9, Carter 2, Watson 11.

 

A special thanks to the Kent State University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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