High School Football

Sept. 21 HIKE: Friday's key high school football games

Henry Clay's Rhoman James, was brought down by Lafayettes Nick Lincavage as Henry Clay played Lafayette on Friday  September 21, 2012 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff
Henry Clay's Rhoman James, was brought down by Lafayettes Nick Lincavage as Henry Clay played Lafayette on Friday September 21, 2012 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff Herald-Leader


City games

Henry Clay (3-2) at Lafayette (2-3), 7:30 p.m.: Lafayette leads this 65-year-old series, the oldest in town, 34-31-2, including a 14-0 victory last season.

Lexington Catholic (4-1) at Mercer County (2-2), 7:30 p.m.: This figures to be a tune-up game for the Knights, who play host to Class 4A district rival Boyle County next week.

Lexington Christian (4-1) at Frankfort (4-1), 7:30 p.m.: Dave Cantrall rates this showdown between Class 2A LCA and Class A Frankfort almost dead even.

Paul Laurence Dunbar (2-2) at Madison Central (2-2), 7:30 p.m.: Ken-Jah Bosley has 21 catches for 416 yards and four touchdowns for Madison Central.

Tates Creek (2-3) at Bryan Station (3-1), 7:30 p.m.: Tates Creek, giving up an average of 340 rushing yards and 40 points a game, needs to shore up its defense against Bryan Station, which is averaging 45 points.

Top state games

Covington Catholic (4-1) at Highlands (4-0), 7 p.m.: The five-time defending state champ Bluebirds are 77-2 since 2007, including a 7-0 mark against rival CovCath.

Harlan County (3-1) at Knox Central (5-0), 7:30 p.m.: Two of the best teams in the mountains battle in Barbourville.

Trinity (4-0) at Indianapolis Cathedral (2-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2): Trinity dropped from No. 11 to No. 18 in USA Today's national ratings after escaping with a 14-13 win over Cincinnati St. Xavier last week.

A complete run down of the area's high school football games:

All times p.m. and local to site


Bethlehem at Adair Co., 7

Westmoreland (Tenn.) at Allen Co.-Scottsville, 7

Rowan Co. at Ashland Blazer, 7:30

Waggener at Atherton, 7:30

Caldwell Co. at Ballard Memorial, 7

Shawnee at Bardstown, 7:30

Bowling Green at Barren Co., 7

Garrard Co. at Bath Co., 7:30

Elizabethtown at Beechwood, 8

Wayne Co. at Bell Co., 7:30

Eminence at Berea, 7:30

Newport Central Catholic at Bishop Brossart, 7

Dixie Heights at Boone Co., 7

Western Hills at Bourbon Co., 7:30

Johnson Central at Boyd Co., 7:30

Taylor Co. at Boyle Co., 7:30

Tates Creek at Bryan Station, 7:30

Henry Co. at Bullitt Central, 7:30

Central Hardin at Bullitt East, 7:30

Owensboro Catholic at Butler Co., 7

Paris at Campbellsville, 7:30

Walton-Verona at Carroll Co., 7:30

South Warren at Caverna, 7

Scott Co. at Clark Co., 7:30

Metcalfe Co. at Clinton Co., 7

Spencer Co. at Collins, 7:30

South Oldham at Conner, 7:30

Scott at Cooper, 7:30

Lloyd Memorial at Covington Holy Cross, 7

Webster Co. at Daviess Co., 7:30

Bracken Co. at Dayton, 7

Fort Knox at DeSales, 7:30

Valley at Doss, 7:30

Logan Co. at Edmonson Co., 7

Powell Co. at Estill Co., 7:30

Butler at Fairdale, 7:30

Lexington Christian at Frankfort, 7:30

West Jessamine at Franklin Co., 7:30

Trimble Co. at Gallatin Co., 7:30

Somerset at Glasgow, 7

Apollo at Graves Co., 7:30

Danville at Green Co., 6:30

Fairview at Greenup Co., 7:30

Warren Central at Greenwood, 7

Leslie Co. at Harlan, 7:30

Breathitt Co. at Hazard, 7:30

Meade Co. at Henderson Co., 8

Covington Catholic at Highlands, 7

Muhlenberg Co. at Hopkins Co. Central, 7

Christian Co. at Hopkinsville, 7

Trinity at Indianapolis Cathedral (Ind.), 8

Jenkins at Jackson Co., 7:30

Iroquois at John Hardin, 7:30

Breckinridge Co. at Kentucky Country Day, 7

Harlan Co. at Knox Central, 7:30

Henry Clay at Lafayette, 7:30

Fulton City at Lake Co. (Tenn.), 7:30

Russell Co. at Letcher Co. Central, 8

Fleming Co. at Lewis Co., 7:30

Calloway Co. at Lone Oak, 7:30

Jeffersontown at Louisville Holy Cross, 7:30

Paul Dunbar at Madison Central, 7:30

Owensboro at Madisonville, 7

Knott Co. Central at Magoffin Co., 7:30

Eastern at Male, 7:30

Seneca at Manual, 7:30

East Carter at Mason Co., 7:30

Marshall Co. at Mayfield, 7

Casey Co. at McCreary Central, 7:30

Lexington Catholic at Mercer Co., 7:30

Hart Co. at Monroe Co., 7

Anderson Co. at Montgomery Co., 7:30

Middlesboro at Morgan Co., 7:30

North Bullitt at Nelson Co., 7:30

Ludlow at Newport, 7

Grayson Co. at North Hardin, 7:30

Shelby Co. at Oldham Co., 7:30

Bellevue at Owen Co., 7

Heath at Paducah Tilghman, 7:30

Holmes at Pendleton Co., 7

East Ridge at Pike Co. Central, 7:30

Paintsville at Pineville, 7:30

Betsy Layne at Prestonsburg, 7:30

Lincoln Co. at Pulaski Co., 7:30

Lawrence Co. at Raceland, 7:30

Crittenden Co. at Reidland, 7:30

Perry Co. Central at Rockcastle Co., 7:30

West Carter at Russell, 7:30

Franklin-Simpson at Russellville, 7

Simon Kenton at Ryle, 7:30

Belfry at Sheldon Clark, 7:30

Shelby Valley at South Floyd, 7:30

Fern Creek at Southern, 7:30

Madison Southern at Southwestern, 7:30

Central at St. Xavier, 7:30

McLean Co. at Todd Co. Central, 7

Fort Campbell at Trigg Co., 7:30

Hancock Co. at Union Co., 7

LaRue Co. at Warren East, 7

Louisville Christian at Washington Co., 7:30

Moore at Western, 7:30

Lynn Camp at Whitley Co., 7:30

Allen Central at Williamsburg, 7:30

East Jessamine at Woodford Co., 7:30

First Priority Bowl at South Laurel

North Laurel at South Laurel, 7:30


Swain Co. (N.C.) at Pikeville, 2

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