Senior tailback Anthony Wales, the third-best prospect in the state according to Rivals.com, ran for 261 yards and four touchdowns, caught a 73-yard TD pass and scored from 50 yards on an onside kick to lead Central past Goodpasture (Tenn.) 48-34 in the Bluegrass Classic at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville on Saturday afternoon.
Wales, who is in pursuit of Kentucky's career rushing title, has offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Western Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Cincinnati and Central Florida.
Scott Co. 55, Webster Co. 6: The Cardinals led 49-0 at halftime to cruise to a win at home. Starting quarterback Ben Lawler was 5-for-5 for 80 yards and threw touchdown passes to Scott Daniel and Josh Walls.
Walls also had a 10-yard TD run, Kevo Edwards scored from 33 yards and Darrell Gray ran one in from three yards out. Logan McKee and Logan Hickey kept the Cardinals perfect in the air, both throwing TD passes on their only attempts.
Newport Central Catholic 23, Cincinnati McNicholas 13: Senior quarterback Brady Hightchew threw for 213 yards and a touchdown and rushed for two more in Catholic's victory in the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. Dylan Hays, a junior running back, ran for 123 yards on 24 carries.
Anderson Co. 42, Lincoln Co. 7: Seth Carmichael threw three second-half TD passes to help Anderson County pull away in the Bob Allen Bowl at Danville. Carmichael also ran for a 1-yard score.
Ethan Kelly gained 155 yards on 18 carries and scored on a 26-yard run and a 36-yard reception.
Middlesboro 62, Hancock Co. (Tenn.) 7: Chase Roark threw for five touchdowns and ran for two more as the Yellow Jackets rolled. Roark finished with 287 passing yards and ran six times for 73 yards. Middlesboro's defense forced nine fumbles and recovered six of them and also intercepted a pass and blocked a field goal.
Harlan 41, Williamsburg 22: Junior quarterback Ty Saragas threw for 317 yards and five touchdowns for Harlan. Williamsburg freshman Skyler Griffith caught three passes for 135 yards and two touchdowns.
Rockcastle Co. 45, Frankfort 8: Senior Clarke Rowe ran for 195 yards and three touchdowns to become visiting Rockcastle County's all-time leading rusher with 4,420 yards.
Warren Central 34, Franklin-Simpson 6: Host Warren Central (2-0) limited Franklin-Simpson to 176 yards and forced three turnovers. The Dragons jumped out to a 13-0 lead in a 45-second span in the first quarter.
Warren Central's Michael Bush threw two TD passes and Bryan Stovall ran for two scores.
Barren Co. 28, Warren East 8: Tyler Furlong rushed for 85 yards on 19 carries and scored twice to lead the Trojans (2-0) at Warren East.