Warren Central quarterback Jace Carver passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, but it wasn’t enough as the host Dragons dropped a 63-22 decision to Class 4A, District 2 rival Russell County on Friday night.
Carver connected with Omari Glover on a 16-yard touchdown strike in the first quarter, then found Glover again for a 53-yard strike in the second. Carver found Glover again on the ensuing two-point conversion pass to cut the Lakers’ lead to 21-14 with 11:23 left in the first half.
Russell County (3-0) answered with three touchdowns after that in the quarter to take a 41-14 lead.
Carver added a 16-yard rushing touchdown and Tyseam Day had the two-point conversion run for the Dragons’ final tally in the fourth quarter.
Warren Central (0-3) has lost 48 straight games dating back to 2015.
The Dragons return to action Oct. 1 at Warren East. Russell County visits Franklin-Simpson on Oct. 2.
ACS 28, Franklin-Simpson 7
Allen County-Scottsville picked up a 28-7 road victory Friday night at district rival Franklin-Simpson.
Dillon Rookstool tallied a career-high 100 rushing yards on just eight carries for ACS. Landon Witcher added 92 rushing yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns.
Patriots quarterback Trace McIntyre was 9-of-14 passing for 90 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Baxter. McIntyre also tallied 39 rushing yards.
Also for ACS, Will Moore tallied a team-high 11 tackles, Julyan McPeak had eight tackles and Christopher Holland finished with seven tackles on defense and tallied a 3-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
ACS, now 2-1 overall and 2-0 in Class 4A, District 2, returns to action Oct. 2 at home against Danville.
Franklin-Simpson (0-2) hosts Russell County on Oct. 2.
Somerset 41, Russellville 9
Host Russellville dropped a 41-9 decision to Somerset on Friday night.
Russellville quarterback Lennon Ries was 10-of-24 passing for 127 yards and a touchdown. Ries also added a team-high 58 rushing yards.
Jackson Hampton led the Panthers with two receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown.
Russellville (1-2) is at Fulton County on Oct. 2.
Hancock County 48, Butler County 8
Visiting Butler County dropped a 48-8 decision to Class 2A, District 2 rival Hancock County on Friday.
Butler County quarterback Jagger Henderson helped his team avoid the shutout with a 21-yard touchdown pass to Solomon Flener in the fourth quarter. Henderson finished with 46 passing yards and rushed for 49 yards. Flener tallied two catches for 24 yards and a touchdown.
Butler County (1-2) hosts Grayson County on Oct. 2.