Some of the best performances from the sixth week of high school football season in Kentucky.
Tyree Clarke, Henry Clay
Not only was he named homecoming king at halftime of the Blue Devils’ 21-17 victory over city rival Lafayette, but the senior speedster rushed for exactly 100 yards and a TD on 10 carries. He also had 10 tackles on defense and forced a fumble, which the Generals lost in Henry Clay territory with 3:36 to play in the game.
Brice Fryman, Scott County
He nearly rushed for more yards on four first-half carries than Bryan Station did overall as a team in the Cardinals’ 49-12 win. Fryman went for 146 yards and three TDs on his four touches; the Defenders finished with 185 rusing yards on 46 carries.
Eli Sammons, Greenup County
The Musketeers improved to 4-2 with a 43-7 win over East Carter at home in which Sammons set new school records for single-game passing yards (420) and TD passes (six). Sammons, a sophomore, is up to 1,355 yards and 16 TDs this season.
Preston Tucker, Casey County
His 257 total yards of offense in the Rebels’ 49-14 win over Jackson County were the fifth most in a single game in school history, and it came on only nine touches. He rushed seven times for 100 yards and two TDs and had two catches for 157 yards and two TDs.
One of those carries ended in a fumble.
"Preston had a monster night with the football in this hands after fumbling on the second drive,” Rebels Coach Steve Stonebraker wrote in an email. “It was good to see both him and Austin (Campbell) play through early mistakes and have good games."
Casey County improved to 5-0 for the second straight season and for just the third time as a program (2002).
Western Kentucky kickers
It was an exciting night for two kickers out west.
Apollo’s Wes Knott nailed an 18-yard field goal as time expired to give his team a 38-35 win against Graves County, its first win in the battle of Eagles since the 2007 season (which also was a three-point decision at home, 27-24).
Caldwell County’s Boyce Nichols hit a 19-yard attempt with one second to play in a 24-21 victory over Paducah Tilghman. The Tigers defeated Tilghman for the third straight season and won their fifth straight game after losing to Christian County to start the year.
Dillon Wheatley, Lexington Christian
LCA’s senior workhorse carried 18 times for 220 yards and three TDs — including the final go-ahead score in the third quarter — in the Eagles’ 69-38 win at Kentucky Country Day.