Class 4A finals: Highlands vs. Collins, 3 p.m.

December 6, 2013 


Collins vs. Highlands

Kickoff: 3 p.m. (EST) Saturday

Cantrall ratings: Collins 84.4, Highlands 93.3

Numbers game: Collins is averaging 41.9 ppg and giving up 13.6; Highlands is averaging 51.6 and giving up 21.4.

History lesson: Highlands has won six titles in a row, and 22 overall (tying Trinity for state record). Collins, which opened in 2010 when Shelby County High School was split, is in the finals for a second year in a row. It lost to Highlands 47-0 last year.

Collins leaders: Lawson Page has thrown for 3,036 yards, 37 TDs, and run for 448 yards, one TD. Ryan Watkins has run for 1,079 yards,15 TDs. DeAndre Farris has 61 catches, 982 yards, 16 TDs, and has run for 643 yards,13 TDs. Nathan Sames has 55 catches, 930 yards, 12 TDs. Linebacker Masai Whyte has 125 tackles, 53 solo.

Highlands leaders: Senior QB Drew Houliston has thrown for 3,660 yards and 48 TDs. Jenson Feggins has 48 catches for 1,040 yards, 15 TDs. Alex Veneman has 31 catches, 817 yards, 10 TDs. Zach Harris has run for 1,000 yards and 21 TDs, and has 29 catches for 466 yards, nine TDs.

Collins (12-2)

Coach: Jerry Lucas

Simon Kenton L, 23-21

South Oldham W, 41-14

Ballard W, 24-19

Shelby County W, 42-14

Atherton W, 59-6

Spencer CountyW, 21-14

Central Hardin L, 36-32

Waggner W, 52-0

North Oldham W, 35-6

Anderson County W, 49-10


Moore W, 56-6

Nelson County W, 63-14

North Oldham W, 42-14

Owensboro W, 50-14

Highlands (13-1)

Coach: Dale Mueller

University Christian, Fla. W, 47-17

Campbell County W, 50-8

Bryan Station W, 62-44

John Hardin W, 33-26

Paducah Tilghman W, 42-25

Covington Catholic W, 42-6

Harrison County W, 77-0

Holmes W, 71-14

Cincinnati Elder L, 30-27

Warren Central W, 71-69


Boyd County W, 70-6

Ashland Blazer W, 56-6

Covington Catholic W, 28-13

Lexington Catholic W, 49-35


Scott County vs. Meade County

Kickoff: 6 p.m. (EST) Saturday

Cantrall ratings: Scott County 93.1; Meade County 84.5

Numbers game: Scott County is averaging 54.1 ppg and giving up 20.0. Meade County is averaging 36.1 and giving up 9.9.

History lesson: Scott County won a 2A title in 1975. It lost in the big-school finals to St. Xavier in 2004 and to Trinity in 2011. Meade County was 3A runner-up to Bell County in 1991.

Scott County leaders: The Cardinals' Wing-T features three 1,000-yard rushers in Keith Guy (1,292 yards, 13 TDs), Theo Price (1,234, 22 TDs) and Kevin Claussen (1,017, 16 TDs). Clay McKee has thrown for 1,120 yards, 24 TDs. Scott Daniel has 30 catches, 453 yards, 11 TDs. Palmer Ward has kicked a state-record 99 extra points this season. Grayson Miller leads the team in tackles and has six interceptions.

Meade County leaders: The Green Wave are run-oriented, too, led by Jonah Shacklett (973 yards, 11 TDs), Nick O'Brien (789 yards, 9 TDs), Micah Kaiser (527 yards, 5 TDs) and John Wilson (586 yards, 11 TDs). Wilson has thrown for 470 yards, 4 TDs. O'Brien's 9 catches for 198 yards, 3 TDs lead the team.

Scott County (14-0)

Coach: Jim McKee

Lafayette W, 56-22

Ryle W, 56-14

PRP W, 63-21

Madison Central W, 63-20

North Hardin W, 42-13

Clark County W, 51-13

Henry Clay W, 70-34

Bryan Station W, 70-30

Dunbar W, 51-8

Seneca W, 56-20


Clark County W, 63-34

Bryan Station W, 55-7

Henry Clay W, 37-34

Male W, 24-10

Meade County (12-2)

Coach: Larry Mofield

Breckinridge County W, 64-0

Western W, 35-0

John Hardin L, 17-7

Jeffersontown W, 20-0

Warren East W, 41-12

Male L, 41-12

Muhlenberg County W, 54-0

Central Hardin W, 34-11

North Hardin W, 48-0

North Bullitt W, 52-8


Marshall County W, 47-13

Henderson County W, 28-0

Central Hardin W, 43-7

Butler W, 34-28

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