High School Sports

Paul Dunbar, Lexington Catholic score blowout victories in football

Senior A.J. Williams rushed for 117 yards and three TDs for Paul Dunbar, which scored 35 points in the first half en route to a 42-7 win over Madison Central at home Friday night.

The Bulldogs (4-2) rushed for 253 of their 370 total yards, with QB Emory Thompson adding the other 117 on 3-for-7 passing. Thompson also threw one TD on the night.

Cam Pergram and Jay Coleman each rushed for TDs in the first half for the Bulldogs. Pergram finished with 51 yards while Coleman got 40 on three carries. Thompson also rushed for 40 yards.

Johan Williams rushed for 108 yards and the lone TD for the Indians (1-5).

No. 6 Lexington Catholic 34, Mercer County 6: Reese Ryan went 23-for-35 for 321 yards and three TDs for the Knights (4-2), who outgained the Titans (3-3) 534-132 in total offense.

Marcelis Logan rushed for two LexCath TDs and was the recipient of four Ryan passes, including a 22-yard TD catch.

David Bouvier led the Knights in receiving with 10 catches for 158 yards and a TD, a 6-yard score in the closing seconds of the first quarter.

Frankfort 21, Lexington Christian 2: Three Frankfort running backs ran for TDs for the Panthers (3-2), the longest coming on a Jalen Washington 54-yarder in the fourth quarter to seal the road victory.

LCA (1-4) outgained Frankfort 191-182 in total offense, won the turnover margin (they forced three turnovers to Frankfort's two) and had the ball for 14 more minutes of game time, but failed to score many points.

The lone score for the Eagles came on a third-quarter safety, courtesy a sack of Frankfort quarterback Anthony Robinson by junior linebacker Josh Weber.

No. 2 Scott County 51, Clark County 13: Three Scott County rushers topped the 100-yard mark in the battle of Central Kentucky Cardinals.

Senior Kevin Clausen ran for three TDs in a first quarter that saw the visiting Cardinals (6-0) score 34 points. He finished with 126 yards on 14 carries.

Not to be outdone down the depth chart, sophomore Theo Price and junior Keith Guy rushed for 119 and 115 yards, respectively. Price carried for one TD.

Guy rushed for two TDs. His totals came on just four carries, good for 28.8 yards per carry against Clark County (1-5).

No. 23 Franklin County 42, West Jessamine 32: Chris Roberts managed his 208 yards on just 11 yards in the win for the Flyers (6-0). The running back also rushed for three TDs.

Landon Hurst added 121 yards and two TDs on five carries for the Flyers. He and Roberts accounted for the bulk of Franklin County's 346 rushing yards.

Devin Taylor carried 39 times for 276 yards and two TDs for the host Colts (3-3) in the loss.

No. 20 Collins 59, Atherton 6: DeAndre Farris and Lawson Page connected for the first two TDs for the Titans (4-1), who put up their highest point total of the season. The offense for the Rebels (0-5), which has managed to score just 36 points this year, continued to struggle.

Page, a senior, went for 193 yards and five TDs on 10-for-16 passing. Farris, also a senior, finished with four catches for 85 yards and three TDs.

Senior RB Ryan Watkins added five carries for 109 yards and a TD for Collins.

Wayne County 41, Bell County 6: The Cardinals moved to 6-0 for the first time in school history in what was also a statement win for the football program.

Friday's home victory over Bell County (3-3) was its first over the Bobcats in team history. It came in dominating fashion, as the Cards scored 34 of their points in the first half, the first six of which came on a 92-yard TD catch by Jason Perkins that set the tone for the night.

Tyler Guffey went 9-for-11 for 275 yards and two TDs for Wayne, and added 65 yards and two more TDs on the ground. Perkins finished with 190 yards and two TDs.

No. 17 Anderson County 48, Montgomery County 20: Zach Carmichael threw for three TDs and rushed for two TDs in the road blowout for the Bearcats (4-1).

Ross Cox and Sam Laytart both recorded interceptions against the Indians (2-3). Cox took his 25 yards for a third-quarter TD.

Beechwood 40, Holmes 7: Kyle Fieger threw for 287 yards and two TDs for the Tigers (3-2) in the road win.

Five of Fieger's 15 completions went to Jalen Hayden, who finished with 133 yards and a TD.

Jonathan Scruggs was the lone bright spot for the Bulldogs (3-2). He rushed for 139 yards and his team's only TD. All other Holmes rushers finished in negative yardage.

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