Christian Everly returned an interception for a touchdown and recovered a fumble for a score, and Tristan Moorehead also returned an interception for a TD as Madison Central rolled over host Dunbar 47-6.
"We had a pretty good game," Madison Central Coach Mark Scenters said. "We got aggressive early and stayed aggressive."
Zach Hardin threw for 134 yards and a TD on 10-for-16 passing for the visitors. Johan Williams led the Indians with 67 yards on nine carries while Jered Grant led them in receiving with 76 yards and a TD.
"It was ugly with a capital U," Dunbar Coach Paul Rains said via text message. "We just got to do a better job and get better.
"Madison Central has a real nice team. I'm really impressed with what Coach Scenters is building there."
Paintsville 43, Frankfort 0: University of Kentucky commitment Kash Daniel ran for two touchdowns, threw for another and led a smothering defensive attack in Paintsville's 43-0 victory at Frankfort on Friday night.
Daniel — regarded as one of the nation's top linebacker prospects — got Paintsville on the board on its first possession with a 3-yard touchdown run less than two minutes into the game. He added a 53-yard touchdown pass on a perfect spiral to freshman James Allen in the final seconds of the first half.
The Mr. Football contender also scored on a 46-yard run late in the third quarter to give Paintsville a 36-0 lead and start the running clock. He did not play in the fourth quarter, finishing with 120 yards on 14 carries.
On defense, Daniel was credited with 16 tackles.
Tigers junior Kent Phelps delivered TD runs of 29 and 31 yards and led Paintsville with 141 rushing yards.
Frankfort was playing without do-it-all senior and Western Kentucky commitment Anthony Robinson, who suffered a lower leg injury last week. Go to Kentucky.com for more on Kash Daniel's performance.
Lexington Christian 55, Kentucky Country Day 34: The Eagles' offense topped 50 points for the second consecutive week, exploding for 645 yards of offense. Sophomore quarterback Brayden Miller was nearly perfect, completing 10-of-12 passes for 226 yards, and sophomore Logan Nieves tossed both of LCA's touchdown passes, going 7-of-8 for 118 yards. But sophomore running back Dillon Wheatley stole the show for the Eagles, rushing 30 times for 231 yards and five touchdowns while averaging nearly 8 yards per carry.
Simon Kenton 52, Bryan Station 35:A week after pitching a shutout in a 49-0 season-opening victory over Knox Central, the Defenders failed to solve Simon Kenton's offense in their home debut, allowing the Pioneers to gain 557 total yards.
Most of the damage was done by senior workhorse Dillon Powell, who rushed 40 times for 286 yards and three TDs.
Two Defenders topped the century mark through the air in the losing effort for Station. Senior Rafael Few hauled in ten catches for 110 yards and a score, while fellow senior Devon Key grabbed six receptions for 100 yards and another TD.
Key added two rushing scores as well, the second of which pulled the Defenders to within three points at 38-35 with 2:55 left in the game. But Powell's final TD and a 42-yard pick-six by junior linebacker Markie Rider sealed the win for the Pioneers.
Belfry 55, Tates Creek 38:A back-and-forth affair fell the home team's way after the Pirates went on a 21-0 run from which the Commodores never recovered.
Peyton Burke answered two early Belfry TD runs with two TD passes. Derek Wellman scored on two of the next three Belfry possessions, sandwiching a Xondre Willis TD run, to lift the Pirates to a 35-14 lead.
Burke threw three more TDs — finishing with three to Jackson Beerman and two to Curtis Zambrano — and ended with 225 yards through the air.
Wellman and Willis each eclipsed 150 yards for Belfry, rushing for 171 and 161 respectively.
Scott Co. 53, Pulaski Co. 31: The Cardinals pulled away late after leading 27-21 at halftime. They outgained the visiting Maroons 443 to 111 yards on the ground while Pulaski had the edge in passing, 338 to 149.
Keith Guy exploded for 163 yards and two TDs for Scott County. He also caught a 28-yard TD.
Riley Hall went 18-for-35 for 338 yards for the Maroons. Jake Johnson had 11 of those receptions, going for 150 yards and a TD.
"They have a very good team and hats off to them," Scott County Coach Jim McKee said. "I thought Riley Hall did a really good job."
McKee noted his team's depth and team speed as distinguishing features that likely made a difference for the Cardinals.
"They don't see the overall team speed we have on a week-to-week basis," McKee said.
Cincinnati St. Xavier 57, Covington Catholic 7: A 45-point first half from the Bombers sent CovCath to its first 0-2 start since 2009, when the Colonels began the season 0-3. Sean Prophit scored twice on runs of 13 and 33 yards for St. Xavier, while Sean Clifford added two TD passes.
Ashland Blazer 41, Raceland 21: Quinton Baker, a Marshall commit who had previously verbaled to UK, scored four TDs in Ashland Blazer's win over their northeastern rival.
Baker finished with 248 yards on 18 rushes, the bulk of which came on an 84-yard TD run to put the Tomcats up 14-0 in the first quarter.
East Ridge 36, Phelps 0: The Warriors rode a huge first half from Brady Johnson to blank Phelps and even their record at 1-1 in the opening game of the Pike County Bowl. The junior running back shredded the Hornets' defense for 228 yards and four TDs on 13 rushes, all before halftime. Phelps has been outscored by a combined 92-0 in its first two games.
Estill Co. 46, Magoffin Co. 8:Dawson Bingham was all over the field for the Engineers, taking handoffs, booting extra points and patrolling the secondary. The junior carried five times for 64 yards and a pair of TDs while also seeing duty at kicker and safety in the victory.
Estill racked up 417 yards on the ground and didn't attempt a pass all night. Senior running back Kordel Day rushed 10 times for 115 yards and two TDs for the Engineers, while junior Blake Francisco scampered for 88 yards on five carries and another pair of scores.
Franklin Co. 20, Western Hills 7:Daniel Childress put the Wolverines on the board in the first quarter with a 3-yard scurry but it was all Flyers after that. They scored TDs in the final three periods, highlighted by Landon Hurst's 60-yard pass to Demarcus Kennedy in the fourth quarter. Kennedy finished with 116 receiving yards.
Woodford Co. 48, West Jessamine 20: Trey Winkfield scored four first-half touchdowns and the host Yellowjackets left no doubt in earning former University of Kentucky player Dennis Johnson his first victory as the school's head coach in front of a packed house in Versailles. Woodford County, which lost a heartbreaking 37-32 decision to North Bullitt in its season opener last week, hosts rival Franklin County (2-0) next Friday.
Paris 13, Holmes 7: The Greyhounds held off Holmes in a defensive struggle. Senior running back Koebee Garrard was in on both touchdowns for the home team, plowing into the end zone from 2 yards out before hooking up with senior receiver Jawane Dumphord for a 13-yard TD.
Prestonsburg 20, Sheldon Clark 7: Dalton Frasure did a bit of everything for the Blackcats, going for 230 yards of total offense and two TDs as well as recording seven tackles and two sacks on the road. Frasure is committed to Austin Peay as a tight end.
North Oldham 45, Oldham Co. 6: Senior QB TC Falkner went 7-for-8 for the Mustangs, who jumped out to a 39-0 lead and outgained the Colonels 316-137.
Male 45, Ballard 7: Hayden Shelton went 18-for-26 for 315 yards and a TD for the Bulldogs. He scored two rushing TDs as well.
Fairview 44, Hazard 20: Antwan Washington had four touchdowns — all in the first half — against the visitors.
Collins 55, Bullitt East 14: Sophomore quarterback J.R. Lucas hooked up with junior wideout Dalton Maggard for three of his four passing scores, and the Titans ran their record to 2-0.