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High school football roundup: Bryan Station upends Henry Clay in OT

Tequan Claitt caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Ora Johnson on Bryan Station's first possession in overtime, and the Defenders defense held 21st-ranked Henry Clay to negative yardage in the extra period to win a 55-48 extended thriller at home.

Johnson scored a 6-yard TD with 28 seconds left in the game to tie the game. Anthony Lopez's only failed extra point attempt of the night prevented the Defenders (4-4) from going ahead in regulation.

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The Blue Devils (7-2) were outgained on the night 663-494, including a 479-46 passing disadvantage.

All of those Station passing yards came from Johnson, who went 32-for-49 with six TDs and one interception. He also led the team in rushing with 116 yards and two TDs.

No. 3 Scott Co. 51, Paul Dunbar 8: The Cardinals (9-0) jumped out to a 20-0 lead before allowing the only Dunbar score in the second quarter, and cruised to the road win.

Senior fullback Kevin Clausen rushed for three TDs for Scott County, which as a team outgained the Bulldogs (5-4) 318-88 on the ground.

Kendall Roberts threw the lone Dunbar score on a 24-yard pass to Brandyn Duncan. The TD throw was the lone completion on the night for the sophomore.

Scott County will play host to Seneca (2-7) next week as it looks to seal an undefeated regular season for the second time in three years (2011).

No. 9 Lexington Catholic 62, Marion Co. 9: Reese Ryan threw for 224 and three TDs in the rout for the visiting Knights (6-3) over host Marion (3-6).

Sam Letton went for 107 yards and Marcelis Logan for 101, each on three catches. Letton caught one TD for the Knights, while Logan caught two and also rushed for another.

Carter Gray led all LexCath rushers with 122 yards and two TDs on just two carries.

No. 16 Anderson Co. 41, East Jessamine 7: Quarterback Zach Carmichael connected with Ross Cox for three TDs in the second quarter, including a 49-yard score, and the Bearcats (8-1) had no difficulty winning on the road.

Carmichael went 15-for-20 for 282 yards. In addition to the three TDs to Cox, the junior rushed for two TDs. He carried 10 times for 134 yards.

Cox finished with 171 receiving yards on the night.

The Jaguars (1-8) were held scoreless on offense, the only points coming on a 79-yard fumble return by senior Brandon Mahan and the successful point after attempt.

Conner 32, Scott 20 : Drew Barker led the Cougars (7-2) in their fourth straight win with 296 yards and three passing TDs and a rushing TD.

Barker, a UK commit, went 22-for-30, completing nearly 73.3 percent of his passes against the Eagles (7-2).

Jesse McKeehan was the recipient of two Barker TDs, including a 55-yard score in the first quarter.

Jesse McKeehan's 55-yard TD catch in the first quarter was bested by Andrew Way, who caught a go-ahead 71-yard TD from Barker in the fourth quarter. McKeehan sealed the game for Conner on an 11-yard TD reception in the same period.

Franklin Co. 49, Montgomery Co. 19: The Flyers (9-1) returned to their scoring ways in their regular season finale after managing just 21 points in a loss at Anderson County last week.

Chris Roberts and Isaiah Lee led the rushing effort. Roberts carried 12 times for 110 yards and four TDs, and Lee went 100 yards on just eight attempts. Roberts' first three scores came on consecutive Franklin County possessions spanning the second and third quarters.

Barrett Sanderson went 11 of 18 for 146 yards and three TDs against the Indians (5-4), who had won three straight entering the contest.

Aaron Botts ran for 160 yards and a TD for Montgomery, accounting for nearly half of the Indians' total 346 yards.

Madison Central 32, Clark Co. 30: The Indians (2-8) ended the regular season on a high note, winning its first game in eight tries as Ben Durham connected on a 27-yard field goal as time expired.

Johan Williams churned out 226 yards and four TDs on 30 carries for Central, dwarfing Josiah Israel's 126-yard, 26-carry effort for Clark on the other side.

Luke Sharrock went for 255 yards and two TDs on 25-for-38 passing to keep the Cardinals (2-7) in the game, and rushed in the go-ahead TD with 2:05 left in the game before Durham made the game-winning kick.

West Jessamine 62, Woodford Co. 27: Devin Taylor rushed for 381 yards and five TDs as the Colts (4-5) put up their highest amount of points this season after managing just six two weeks ago against Anderson County.

The Yellowjackets (1-8) have lost four straight.

Bourbon Co. 48, Bath Co. 6: Junior Brent Holman rushed for 193 yards and five TDs on 12 carries to lead the visiting Colonels (9-0) to victory over the Wildcats (2-7).

Bourbon will seek to cap off an undefeated regular season at home next week versus Clark County.

Collins 35, North Oldham 6: The Titans (7-2) stopped a five-game win streak by the Mustangs (6-3) behind the arm of Lawson Page, who threw for 227 yards and three TDs.

Nathan Sames caught five receptions for 99 yards and a TD for Collins.

Pikeville 48, Allen Central 14: Austin Charles threw for 188 yards and four TDs as the host Panthers (8-1) easily handled the Rebels (2-7).

Charles connected with Cody Estep four times for two of his TDs. Estep finished with 102 yards on four catches.

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