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Article by Ron Hamblin – Bluegrass Sports Nation Columnist 9-8-18
Jackson, KY / Photos by Chris Wiley BSN/SVA Photographer
UK has lost 31 straight games to the Florida Gators. The Wildcats ended that streak in fine fashion with a 27-16 score. Kentucky trailed 10-7 to the Gators before taking control with a 14 point outburst in the 3rd quarter. Florida scored late in the 4th to make it 21-16. Kentucky was led by a balanced rushing attack led by Benny Snell who had 27 carries for 175 yards. Terry Wilson had 10 Carries for 105 yards and one score. Wilson also completed 11 of 16 passes for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns and one pick. UK would finish off the game with a sack of Florida QB F. Frank who fumbled. UK’s D. Robinson picked up the fumble and ran it in for a score. UK finally has drained the Swamp and ending 31 straight games.
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It was a rough night for Mountain teams this weekend as 6 of the 13 teams in the Bluegrass Sports Nation coverage area took a loss. Estill County & Breathitt County got their first wins and Perry Central remained unbeaten. Prestonsburg, Leslie & Letcher Central ended the weekend looking for their first win. Here is a recap of Friday Night’s Action. Continue reading High School Football – Mountain Teams have rough night→
9-7-18 – Article by Ron Hamblin – Bluegrass Sports Nation
Bluegrass Sports News will be out and about in force tonight as all 13 teams in our coverage area will be playing. Below is a quick overview of games to be played tonight.
Teams in BSN coverage area:
(Powell County, Estill County, Prestonsburg, Johnson Central, Breathitt County, Letcher Central, Leslie County, Perry Central, Corbin, Morgan, Knott Central, Magoffin County & Hazard)
Several great games this week end across the region despite torrential rains. The soggy conditions didn’t stop Perry Central’s Jayden Neace, the State leader in rushing yards with an astounding 870 yards and 14 touchdowns. Breathitt played a tough Floyd Central team right down to the wire and Powell County suffered their first loss under Coach Kincaid. Here is a recap of each game.
(As of press time most teams had not submitted their stats)
Corbin traveled to Pulaski County and came away with a 47 – 20 win. Corbin has played 3 tough games to start the season and sit at 3-0.
Magoffin got their first win with a 41-0 win over East Ridge
Hazard traveled to Letcher Central and came away with a 43-14 win behind 3 touchdown passes from QB Bailey Blair. RB Skylar Pelfrey also had 3 rushing touchdowns. (View Article Here)
Johnson Central defeated Henry Clay 33-21
Williamsburg defeated Leslie County 40-30
Perry Central traveled to Knott Central and broke open a 13-12 halftime score for a 34-12 win behind State rushing leader, Jayden Neace. (View Article Here)
Morgan defeated Jenkins 44-0 behind QB Adkins 3 touchdown passes and 3 more rushing touchdowns.
Powell traveled to Bath County and took on their first loss of the season by the score of 40-13. Top ten rusher in the State, Nathan Skidmore was held to 18 carries for 98 yards and a touchdown. Skidmore now has 571 yards on 72 carries for 5 touchdowns.