High School Football

Hike Oct. 4: Your guide to weekend high school football games

Henry Clay running back  Elijah Bell (6)  ran through the defense as  Henry Clay played Tates Creek on Friday September 13, 2013 in Lexington, Ky. Photos by Mark Cornelison | Staff
Henry Clay running back Elijah Bell (6) ran through the defense as Henry Clay played Tates Creek on Friday September 13, 2013 in Lexington, Ky. Photos by Mark Cornelison | Staff Herald-Leader

Friday's kickoffs

All games begin at 7:30 p.m., unless noted

City games

No. 20 Henry Clay (5-0) at Madison Central (1-5): Elijah Bell ran for 247 yards in Henry Clay's win over Lafayette, the third time he's topped 200 this season. Madison Central has given up almost 300 yards rushing a game, and has yielded more points (44 per game) than any team in Class 6A.

Lafayette (1-5) at No. 15 Bryan Station (2-2): The Generals face their fourth top-20 team this year. They've lost to No. 3 Scott County, No. 5 Lexington Catholic and No. 20 Henry Clay. Bryan Station is retiring Dermontti Dawson's jersey in a ceremony before the game.

No. 5 Lexington Catholic (4-2) at No. 9 Boyle County (6-0): The Knights have beaten Boyle County in the regular season and playoffs the last two years. The Rebels hold an 11-9 series edge since 1997.

Tates Creek (4-2) at No. 21 Dixie Heights (4-1): R.J. Taylor had 123 yards receiving and 55 yards returning kicks last week. The last time the Commodores played Dixie Heights was in 2000 and they beat the Colonels 21-14.

Top state games

Trinity (2-3) vs. No. 4 St. Xavier (4-2) at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, 8 p.m.: Trinity has swept the Tigers in the regular season and playoffs the last three years to take a 37-36-2 lead in the series.

Corbin (5-0) at Wayne County (6-0): Wayne County beat the Redhounds last year for only the second time in 26 tries.

North Laurel (5-0) at Pulaski County (6-0): Both teams still have to contend with another unbeaten 5A district rival in Madison Southern (5-0).

Don't miss the rest of the weekend schedule

All times p.m. and local to site.

Breckinridge Co. at Allen Co.-Scottsville, 7

Murray at Ballard Memorial, 7

Louisville Christian at Bardstown, 7:30

Greenwood at Barren Co., 7

Western Hills at Bath Co., 7:30

Gallia Academy (Ohio) at Belfry, 7:30

Casey Co. at Bell Co., 7:30

Ashland Blazer at Boyd Co., 7:30

Lexington Catholic at Boyle Co., 7:30

Lafayette at Bryan Station, 7:30

North Bullitt at Bullitt Central, 7:30

Hopkins Co. Central at Calloway Co., 7

Simon Kenton at Campbell Co., 7

Danville at Campbellsville, 7:30

Gallatin Co. at Carroll Co., 7:30

Lynn Camp at Clinton Co., 7

Lloyd Memorial at Covington Holy Cross, 7

Marshall Co. at Crittenden Co., 7

South Warren at Daviess Co., 7

Fayetteville (Ohio) at Dayton, 7

Tates Creek at Dixie Heights, 7

West Carter at East Carter, 7:30

Adair Co. at Edmonson Co., 7

Trimble Co. at Eminence, 7:30

Bourbon Co. at Estill Co., 7:30

DeSales at Fort Knox, 7:30

Shelby Co. at Frankfort, 7:30

East Jessamine at Franklin Co., 7:30

Warren East at Franklin-Simpson, 7

Powell Co. at Garrard Co., 7:30

McCracken Co. at Graves Co., 7

Caldwell Co. at Green Co., 7

Shelby Valley at Grundy (Va.), 7:30

Harrison Co. at Highlands, 7

Bellevue at Holmes, 7

Apollo at Hopkinsville, 7

Johnson Central at Ironton (Ohio), 7:30

Grayson Co. at Iroquois, 7:30

Morgan Co. at Jackson Co., 7:30

Knott Co. Central at Jenkins, 7:30

Clay Co. at Knox Central, 7:30

Russell Co. at LaRue Co., 8

Sheldon Clark at Lawrence Co., 7:30

Mason Co. at Lewis Co., 7:30

South Laurel at Lincoln Co., 7:30

Henry Clay at Madison Central, 7:30

Southwestern at Madison Southern, 7:30

Paducah Tilghman at Madisonville, 7

Taylor Co. at Marion Co., 7:30

Fulton City at Mayfield, 7

Hancock Co. at McLean Co., 7:30

Male at Meade Co., 7:30

Union (Va.) at Middlesboro, 7:30

West Jessamine at Montgomery Co., 7:30

Western at Nelson Co., 7:30

Bishop Brossart at Newport, 7

Jeffersontown at North Hardin, 7:30

Christian Co. at Ohio Co., 7

Warren Central at Owensboro, 7

Trinity vs. St. Xavier (at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium), 8

Bethlehem at Paris, 7:30

Nicholas Co. at Pendleton Co., 7:30

Allen Central at Pineville, 7:30

Hazard at Prestonsburg, 7:30

North Laurel at Pulaski Co., 7:30

Greenup Co. at Rowan Co., 7:30

Fleming Co. at Russell, 7:30

Harlan at Rye Cove (Va.), 7:30

Boone Co. at Ryle, 7:30

Glasgow at Seneca, 8

Grant Co. at South Oldham, 7:30

Collins at Spencer Co., 7:30

Shawnee at Thomas Nelson, 7:30

Owensboro Catholic at Todd Co. Central, 7

East Ridge at Tug Valley (W.Va.), 7:30

Phelps at Twin Valley (Va.), 7:30

Butler Co. at Union Co., 7

Owen Co. at Walton-Verona, 7:30

Corbin at Wayne Co., 7:30

Anderson Co. at Woodford Co., 7:30

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