By Dan Wright
Senior running back Dieries Dumphord broke a 42-yard run on Scott County’s first play from scrimmage, and the Cardinals never looked back, defeating Simon Kenton, 47-9, in the Class 6A playoffs Friday night in Georgetown.
Dumphord finished with 19 carries for 160 yards as Scott County pounded the Pioneers for 312 rushing yards.
Cardinal sophomore quarterback Clay McKee threw only four passes, but completed three for 101 yards, including two touchdowns.
In all, Scott County outgained Simon Kenton 413 yards to 223.
Senior running back Andrew Sampson led the Pioneers with 23 carries for 179 yards, breaking a 67-yard run in the fourth quarter for Simon Kenton’s only touchdown of the night.
S. KENTON 0-3-0-6—9
at SCOTT CO. 6-14-13-14—47
SC-Dumphord 42 run (kick failed)
SC-Daniel 14 pass from McKee (Ward kick)
SK-Smith FG 32
SC-Clausen 2 run (Ward kick)
SC-Nelson 2 run (kick failed)
SC-Daniel 70 pass from McKee (Ward kick)
SC-Edwards 49 run (Ward kick)
SK-Sampson 67 run (kick failed)
SC-Christopher 92 kickoff return (Ward kick)
RECORDS: Scott County 12-1, Simon Kenton 9-4.
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