In other 4A games:
2nd rated Trinity (8-1) continued the winning ways with a 48-18 win over Fern Creek (5-5) Friday night. Shamrock QB Brad Savko had 5 TDs on 18 of 31 passing and 325 yards. Fern Creek had some special teams fireworks on a 99 yard kickoff return for its first score. Maurice Urrutia also scored a TD for the Tigers. Trinity will close the regular season with a tough matchup at Ballard.
3rd ranked Manual had an open date this weekend. Next weekend the storied rivalry between the Crimsons and the Male Bulldogs will be played at Male High School.
Henderson County is pushing for a higher spot in the polls with 42-7 win over Owensboro Senior High (2-7) Friday night. Will Fidler had 3 TD passes, the shortest being 33 yards to Antionne Lightfoot. The Colonels (9-1) have wrapped up the top seed in Region One.
Male's 5th spot in the poll was never in doubt as the Bulldogs put up 59 points in the first half and cruised to a 59-21 win over the Atherton Rebels. Male QB Brian Anderson was 9 of 11 for 165 yards and 3 TDs. Male renews the old rivalry with Manual on Friday night.
6th ranked Madison Central led 14-6 at half, then poured it on in the second half in a 35-6 victory over North Laurel. Central RB Paul Warford scored 2 TDs on runs of 65 and 70 yards respectively. Andrew Mathis also scored 2 TDs for the Indians (8-1).
7th ranked Conner is still unbeaten, and maybe a bit underrated. The Cougars put a 42-0 whitewash on Scott High on Friday night. The Cougars (9-0) have also won 19 straight regular season games and have wrapped up the 6th district title. Trevor Stellman had 143 yards on 10 of 16 passing. Senior Zack Martin had 2 TDs with 88 yards on 8 carries.
8th rated Dixie Heights ran wild on Covington Holmes 42-14 Friday night. Nate Wilkerson had 127 yards and 2 TDs for the Colonels (7-2). Dixie QB Greg Preston had one TD passing and another rushing for the Colonels.
In 3A games:
Top ranked Ft Thomas Highlands had an open date this weekend to prepare for its regular season finale against Covington Catholic next Friday night.
2nd ranked Hopkinsville had a lackluster performance against Hopkins Central, but managed to stay unbeaten with a 35-18 win. The Storm (3-6) held the lead at the half 18-14, and held Curtis Pulley and the Tigers (9-0) to 60 yards offense for the half.Curtis continued to have problems into the 3rd quarter. However he did complete his last 9 passes and finished with 168 yards on 11 of 19 passing and 2 TD's.
3rd rated Bowling Green (9-0) put a beating on the homestanding Tigers of Breckenridge County 56-0. The Purples QB Russell Parker was 7of 10 and 3 first quarter TD's. This sets up a big showdown this weekend with Franklin-Simpson with a the district title on the line.
4th ranked Lexington Catholic gave up the first TD to Western Hills' Tyler Combess, then scored 59 straight points. Justin Burke connected with Wes Caldwell on the first score for LexCath (8-1). Tanner Doss then got the call for the Knights at QB. He had 3 TD passes, one being a 64 yarder to Cornell Burbage Jr for 64 yards.
5th rated Boyle County rung up 35 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 76-6 win over Taylor County Friday night. Seth Tamme scored on a 41 yard pass from Brandon Smith, and then another 9 yard pass from Smith. Tamme also had a 39 yard punt return for a TD.
In 2A games:
Breathitt County was never threatened Friday night as they rolled over Middlesboro 48-7. Jacob Hundley had 4 TD passes and he also scored 2 TD's rushing. Breathitt (9-0) closes out its regular season at home against Knott County Central.
2nd ranked Belfry went across the Ohio River to take on the tradition rich Ironton Fighting Tigers Friday night. Ironton, 8th in the combined class rankings in Ohio proved to be to much for the Pirates 31-10. Belfry kept the game close, trailing only 10-3 at the half. However, the Fighting Tigers (9-0) running game slowly wore down the undermanned Pirates (8-1).
3rd rated Fort Campbell Falcons claimed their second straight district 1 title with a 48-10 win over Webster County. Micah Johnson had 149 yards on 6 carries and 3 TD's for the Falcons(8-1). Falcon QB Mark Hays also had 3 TDs and 192 yards passing.
Number 4 E'town spotted Washington County the first touchdown, and then reeled off 62 straight points for a 62-7 win Friday night. The Panthers (9-1) relied on a high octane passing offense directed by Chris Todd. Todd was 13 for 20 and 306 yards and 7 TDs. AJ French caught 4 of those passes, and Zipp Duncan caught 2 as well.
5th rated Russell had an impressive defensive performance winning against East Carter 42-0. The Red Devils held East to 5 first downs for the entire game. The Red Devils (9-0) will travel to Flemingsburg for its finale against Fleming County.
In 1A games:
Top ranked Beechwood had no problems dispatching Bracken County 62-6 Friday night. Dustin Menetrey took the opening kickoff 60 yards to the house. Beechwood then intercepted Brackens first pass and Eric Sawyer ran it 50 yards for the TD. Menetrey had another TD on the next offensive play for Beechwood (8-1) on a 45 yard run.
2nd ranked Newport Central Catholic knocked off Bellevue 54-6 Friday night and gained a homefield playoff game. T-Breds QB Sam Diehl had 4 TD passes on 11 of 15 passing for 272 yards. NewCath RB Ben Kelly had 3 TDs and 98 yards rushing.
3rd ranked Danville was forced to forfeit 2 games earlier in the week by the KHSAA for using a transfer player who did not have the correct transfer papers filed. Wins over Lincoln County and Garrard County were forfeited and Sam Harp's squad now sits at (5-4) after a sloppy win at Frankfort 22-14. This win clinches a tie for the district title.
Williamsburg had an open date this weekend.
Holy Cross won its second straight district title with a 36-0 shutout of Christian Academy of Louisville. The Cougars (8-1) rolled up 369 rushing yards against the Centurions. Cougars double threat RBs Marell Booker and Eric Titus both ran for over 160 yards each. The Holy Cross defense limited Christian Academy to 90 yards of offense.
The big game of the upcoming weekend is Manual at Male.