Wade Holtsclaw accounted for 276 yards and five touchdowns as John Hardin bombarded West Jessamine 70-27 in Saturday's opening game of the Republic Bank Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic.
Catholic met Ensworth (Tenn.) in the late contest.
John Hardin (2-0) has won 56 of its last 57 regular-season games.
Holtsclaw scored all five TDs as the Bulldogs raced to a 35-13 halftime lead.
The senior speedster ran six times for 175 yards and caught three passes for 76 yards in the half. His 251 yards outgained West Jessamine's team by 105 yards.
He added a 25-yard run in the third quarter to finish with 200 yards rushing and Player of the Game for the Bulldogs.
Devin Taylor, who rushed 27 times for 133 yards and a touchdown, and caught two passes for 9 yards, was Player of the Game for West Jessamine.
John Hardin outgained the Colts 557 yards to 257.
Holtsclaw struck in the first quarter on a 19-yard pass from Patrick Anderson, then scored on a 51-yard run.
He added second-quarter scores on a 48-yard pass play and runs of 7 and 62 yards.
Trailing 28-0, West Jessamine broke through on a 54-yard pass play from Ryan Horne to Carter Hahn.
The Colts (0-2) scored with 40 seconds left in the half, when Robby Irgang recovered a Bulldogs fumble in the end zone.
John Hardin led 49-13 through three quarters, scoring on a 14-yard pass from Anderson to Dorian Collins and Chris Smith's 6-yard interception return.
Bulldogs reserves scored three fourth-quarter TDs, and the Colts got an 81-yard kick return by Hunter Knuckles and a 4-yard run by Taylor.
John Hardin 14 21 14 21—70
West Jessamine 0 13 0 14—27
JH—Wade Holtsclaw 19 pass from Patrick Anderson (Duwayne Drexler kick); JH—Holtsclaw 51 run (Drexler kick); JH—Holtsclaw 48 pass from Anderson (Drexler kick); JH—Holtsclaw 7 run (Drexler kick); WJ—Carter Hahn 54 pass from Ryan Horne (Derrick Little kick); JH—Holtsclaw 62 run (Drexler kick); WJ—Robby Irgang end-zone fumble recovery (kick failed); JH—Dorian Collins 14 pass from Anderson (Drexler kick); JH—Chris Smith 6 interception return (Drexler kick); JH—Josh Miller 11 run (Drexler kick); WJ—Hunter Knuckles 81 kickoff return (Little kick); JH—Elijah Smith 11 run (Drexler kick); WJ—Devin Taylor 4 run (Little kick); JH—DaQuan Deville 4 run (Drexler kick).
Records—John Hardin 2-0, W. Jessamine 0-2.