After falling for the first time on Tuesday the Bulldogs took care of the Musketeers behind touchdowns from Gray Derifield and Darren Brewer.
Magoffin Co. 24 Lawrence Co. 12 ( Tuesday )
Trailing 8-0 late in the second quarter Cameron Preece intercepted a pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown to cut the Hornet lead to 8-6.
In the second half Lawrence Co. took the lead 12-8 when Gray Derifield took a direct snap and raced 37 yards to the end zone for a touchdown with 4:14 left in the third quarter.
Just a few plays later Magoffin Co. took the lead for good on a 51 yard touchdown run and two point conversion to make it 16-12.
Later in the third quarter the Hornets extended their lead and then held on for the road victory.
Lawrence Co. 38 Ashland 0
A banged-up Lawrence Co. Middle School football team traveled to Ashland on Thursday, August 31 and came away with a dominant 38-0 win.
Playing without quarterback Mitchell Frazier and receiver Koltyn McDowell who are both out with injuries, the Dawgs were lights out on both sides of the football.
Chandler Preece had 9 carries for 166 yards, scored 2 touchdowns and added 2 two-point conversions.
Gray Derifield, filling in at QB for the injured Frazier, had 7 carries for 102 yards and a touchdown, and added to the scoring with a 60 yard punt return for a touchdown.
Running back Darren Brewer had 5 carries for 40 yards and a touchdown and a two-point conversion.
Defensively, Preece led the Dawgs with 13 tackles, including 7 tackles for loss. Hayden Thomas had 2 sacks to go with 7 tackles, and Derifield chipped in 8 tackles.
The stout Lawrence Co. defense allowed Ashland only 40 yards of offense.
Remaining regular season schedule for the Bulldogs.
Thursday September 14th at Home vs Russell ( 8th Grade night )
Thursday September 21st at Home vs Raceland
Thursday September 28th at Boyd Co.
Thursday October 5th at Home vs Perry Co.
“… I am grateful to my teammates who all stepped up. Our coaches had an excellent plan in place and it was successful. This is a special team and I look forward to the rest of our season.”
“…Everyone on the team stepped up when needed and it was a total team win. We are all
“… It felt great to step up and beat a team like Ashland. Thanks to our coaches for preparing us well. It was a great team win.”