One scoring drive was enough for Madison Central in the second game of the Roy Kidd Bowl in Richmond on Saturday night.
When Jabari Huguely scored on a 13-yard touchdown run late in the first quarter, and Jeremy Cox added a two-point conversion, Madison Central took an 8-0 lead and made it last in an 8-7 victory over Knox Central.
Defense dominated the game as neither team reached 200 yards of offense. Madison Central was just 4-for-12 passing for 41 yards.
Knox Central scored just before the half on Blevin Campbell’s 58-yard punt return.
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Franklin County 55, Shelby Valley 0: Franklin County hit the ground running in its season opener Saturday night, dominating both sides of the ball in a blowout of host Shelby Valley.
Senior running back Denzel Vance ripped off a 52-yard touchdown run on the Flyers’ first possession, and he added a 7-yard score later in the first quarter. He rushed for 114 yards on eight carries.
Junior quarterback Jeremiah Green was just 5-for-9 passing, but three went for touchdowns. Green hit wide receiver Ameer Lee for scores of 53 and 24 yards and found Tre Simmons for another TD from 30 yards out. Green also rushed for 58 yards and a touchdown on four carries.
The Flyers put up 452 yards of total offense while holding Shelby Valley to just four yards, forcing seven punts.