High School Football

High school football: Highlights from Friday night's top games

Corey Steber kicked a 21-yard field goal with 10 seconds remaining to give Danville its fifth straight win, a 58-57 barn-burner over Lexington Christian.

The teams combined for more than 1,100 yards of total offense, with the Admirals totaling 609 yards while LCA put up 543.

The Admirals (7-2, 3-0 7th District) went up 14-0 to begin the game, the largest lead for either team. LCA knotted things up at 14-all on a Nick Whitman TD run in the second quarter's opening seconds.

The teams traded TDs thereafter, with the Eagles (5-4, 2-1) taking a 51-48 lead with 8:59 in the fourth quarter on Liam Hamilton's 27-yard field goal.

Cody Woolridge caught a 7-yard TD pass from Zach Dampier to put the Admirals back up 55-51.

Dima Ballard completed a 49-yard TD to Whitman with 2:16 left to put the Eagles up 57-55. Hamilton failed to connect on the extra point, allowing for Steber's game-winning field goal.

Dampier went 23-for-37 for 449 yards and four TDs for Danville. Damani Delrosario and Stephen Ray each rushed for two TDs in the win.

Whitman carried 41 times for 317 yards and six TDs in addition to his receiving score. Ballard rushed for 112 yards and a TD.

Danville travels to Frankfort (7-2) for its final regular-season game next Friday.LCA will host Walton-Verona (8-1), coming off a bye week and winners of seven straight.

Lexington Catholic 43, Marion Co. 13: Reese Ryan threw three touchdowns in the first quarter, Jaylen Jones ran for three scores and LexCath finished undefeated in 5th District play.

LexCath (6-3, 4-0 5th District) eclipsed 40 points and held its opponent under 20 points for the fourth time this season. LexCath scored the first 20 points of the game and went on a 23-0 run before surrendering another Marion score.

Ryan went 13-for-16 for 230 yards. Jones rushed for 108 yards.

Trey Downs was responsible for both Marion scores. He reeled in a 52-yard pass from Hayden Taylor and rushed for a 59-yard score for the visiting Knights (5-4, 1-3).

LexCath will travel to Boone County (1-8) next Friday night to close the regular season. Marion will visit Washington County (3-5).

No. 6 Scott Co. 49, Paul Dunbar 0: Theo Price scored three TDs — one on offense, defense and special teams — for the host Cardinals.

He rushed for a 7-yard score, returned a punt 41 yards for another and returned a blocked punt 10 yards to complete the gridiron hat trick.

Nine Cardinals carried the football at least three times for Scott, which outgained Dunbar 225 to minus-seven in rushing.

The Cardinals (8-1, 2-1 7th District) held the Bulldogs (3-6, 0-3) to just 22 yards of total offense.

No. 16 Lafayette 63, Tates Creek 23: Walker Wood threw three TDs and ran for another as the Generals quickly dashed any hope of a Commodores upset.

Lafayette jumped out to a 28-0 lead and allowed two Tates Creek TDs before going on a 35-0 run and shutting down the Commodores until the fourth quarter.

The Generals (7-3, 3-0 8th District) doubled up the Commodores in offensive yards (540-252).

Wood went 10-for-16 for 146 yards. He rushed for 92 yards.

Drew Ransdell caught both TDs — one from Graham Gordon, the other from Peyton Burke — for the Commodores (3-7, 0-3).

Jaren Shelby led Tates Creek with 100 yards. The Commodores dropped their fifth straight.

It was the final regular- season game for both teams.

No. 18 Caldwell Co. 63, Crittenden Co. 6: Elijah Sindelar passed Tim Couch and Ricky Bowling to stand alone with the state career TDs record. The mark-maker came on his fourth and final TD pass of the night, a 5-yarder to Dee Cain with 10:49 left in the second quarter. It was the 134th TD toss for Sindelar, who has committed to play at Purdue.

Covington Catholic 38, Holmes 0: Adam Wagner went 14-for-23 for 221 yards and three TDs for the Colonels (5-4). Wagner also rushed four times for 66 yards and two TDs, including a 31-yard scamper after CovCath forced a Bulldogs safety.

Franklin Co. 55, Montgomery Co. 21: Sam Anderson rushed for 109 yards and four TDs as the visiting Flyers (7-2, 4-1 6th District) rolled the Indians (2-7, 1-4).

Clark Co. 46, Madison Central 33: Luke Sharrock threw for two TDs and rushed for two for the Cardinals (4-5, 2-1 8th District), who scored 32 points against the Indians (3-7, 1-2) in the second half.

Anderson Co. 48, East Jessamine 34: Zach Carmichael went 11-for-14 for 254 yards and four TDs as the Bearcats (6-3) held steady versus the visiting Jaguars (4-5-1).

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