Louisa, Ky. — Coming off a bye last week the Lawrence Co. Bulldogs ( 2-1 ) will take a three hour road trip to play winless Harlan Co. ( 0-4 ) on Friday night.
Cody Crum’s run to daylight in a victory against Perry Co. Central.
The Dawgs coming off an impressive 38-14 home victory over Perry Co. Central look to carry the momentum against the Black Bears before heading into District play the following week.
Through three games the Bulldogs are pretty balanced on offense with 577 yards on the ground and 357 yards through the air.
Cody Crum is the leading rusher with 304 yards on 35 attempts and scored twice, William McDavid has rushed 34 times for 196 yards and one score, Eli Fletcher has two rushing touchdowns on the season.
Talon Pollack calls out the signals versus Perry Co. Central.
Talon Pollack who missed the first game has completed 13 of 25 passes attempted for 221 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception, he also has 34 yards on the ground an a touchdown. Luke Fetherolf who started in the victory over Rowan Co. is 9 of 23 for 136 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception.
Leading receiver for the Dawgs is Logan Ratliff with 6 catches for 95 yards and one score, Jake Derifield has caught one pass for a 76 yard touchdown, Carlo Chicko has 8 catches for 63 yards and a touchdown, Dalton Runyons 2 catches 61 yards and a touchdown, Kaden Johnson 2 catches 60 yards and a touchdown.
On defense Lawrence Co. is led by Cody Crum with 2 forced fumbles and a fumble recovery, Josh Spillman and Kaden Johnson have fumble recoveries, Carlo Chicko and Cavin Williams have forced fumbles.
Place kicker Brayden Queen is 2 of 5 on point after touchdowns this season.
For Harlan Co. who is a 5A school and plays in District 8 will be looking to break a six game losing streak this Friday after dropping the final two games in 2022 and opening the season with losses to Middlesboro 14-6, Hazard 13-12, Whitley Co. 34-0 and Clay Co. 36-16.
The Black Bears have rushed for 632 yards and passed for 170 yards through four games this season.
Leading rusher is #20 Thomas Jordan with 377 yards on 61 carries and scored three times, #31 Bryan Howard has 147 yards on 35 carries and a touchdown.
#7 Ethan Rhymer is the Quarterback and has 15 completions on 40 attempts for 170 yards with no touchdowns and four interceptions.
The Black Bears leading receiver is #33 Carter Howard with
2 catches for 51 yards, Jordan has 2 catches for 50 yards and Luke Kelly has 4 catches for 49 yards.
Lawrence Co. will open up District play at Home on September 23rd versus Estill Co. for Homecoming.