High school football highlights: Conner outruns Franklin County 84-48

November 12, 2011 

Conner scored 21 points in each quarter and needed most of those to get past host Franklin County 84-48 in the Class 5A playoffs Friday night.

The Cougars totaled 745 yards on the ground and had four players reach triple digits in rushing yardage. Jesse McKeehan led the way with 251 yards and three TDs. Drew Baker was next with 219 yards and four scores. Cameron Fogle had 162 yards and three TDs and Dylan Levsey ran for 108 yards and one TD.

The Flyers, who suffered their first loss of the season, combined for 396 rushing yards, led by Ryan Timmons (264) and Chris Roberts (114). Both scored twice.

Anderson Co. 56, Montgomery Co. 20: Ethan Kelly ran for three touchdowns, caught two TD passes and returned an interception 30 yards for a sixth score for the host Bearcats (10-2). Kelly finished with 132 rushing yards and 172 receiving yards.

Class 6A

No. 6 Scott Co. 49, Ballard 35: The Cardinals rolled to a 41-14 lead before the Bruins cut the lead to six with 3:05 to play. However, Scott County quarterback Ben Lawler finished off the win with a 43-yard touchdown run.

Lawler threw for 210 yards and two TDs and also had 71 rushing yards and two scores. Dierrius Dumphord added 150 rushing yards and one TD.

Lafayette 20, Campbell Co. 7: William Johnson ran for 262 yards, including a 4-yard touchdown, and Jeremy Smith threw two TD passes to Zane Ramey in Lafayette's road win.

No. 1 Trinity 55, No. 9 Manual 0: Travis Wright threw four touchdown passes and Dalyn Dawkins ran for 124 yards and two scores for the top-ranked Shamrocks.

Class 4A

No. 12 Lexington Catholic 44, Mercer Co. 7: Three Knights each ran for more than 90 yards and scored a touchdown in a rout of visiting Mercer County.

Amoh Kumengisa led Lexington Catholic's rushing attack with 100 yards on 10 carries. Marcelis Logan followed with 93 yards and Noah Mitchell had 91.

No. 2 Highlands 67, Johnson Central 20: Jake True ran for 57 yards and five touchdowns to lead Highlands at home. Kentucky commitment Patrick Towles threw for 407 yards and one touchdown.

Johnson Central's J.J. Jude, who set the state's career rushing record last weekend, was held to 94 yards on 23 carries.

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