By Dan Wright
Campbell County scored 31 straight points to defeat Ryle and clinch the team’s second straight Class 6A district championship with a 51-20 win Friday at Campbell County.
The Raiders scored on a 4 yard run by Nick Kennedy to begin the scoring, but the Camels answered with a 17-yard field goal by Grant Mahoney followed by four touchdowns.
Senior quarterback Tyler Durham threw for two touchdown during the run, finishing the game by completing 8 of 10 passes for 184 yards. Durham also ran 24 times for 121 yards and three touchdowns.
Senior receiver Bobby Moore caught five passes for 100 yards while juniors Jake Zabonick and Avery Wood both caught touchdowns from Durham. Wood added a touchdown pass to sophomore running back Eli Mathews.
at CAMPBELL 10-14-7-20—51
R-Kennedy 4 run (Garrett kick)
CC-Mahoney 17 FG
CC-Zabonick 63 pass from Durham (Mahoney kick)
CC-Durham 8 run (Mahoney kick)
CC-Mathews 39 pass from Wood (Mahoney kick)
CC-Wood 11 pass from Durham (Mahoney kick)
R-Tanner 5 pass from Davis (run failed)
CC-Durham 8 run (kick blocked)
R-Baumann 25 pass from Davis (Garrett kick)
CC-Durham 40 run (Mahoney kick)
CC-Howard 5 run (Mahoney kick)
RECORDS: Campbell County 5-3, 3-0 Class 6A; Ryle 3-5, 1-2.
HIGHLANDS 57, HOLMES 28 – Senior quarterback Donovan McCoy completed 12 of 18 passes for 261 yards with four touchdowns in the first half in a game that featured 930 yards of offense.
Highlands picked up 587 yards of offense while Holmes had 343 yards, with both teams also scoring on a kick return.
Junior running back Jonathan Scruggs had 180 rushing yards on 20 carries for the Bulldogs.
at HOLMES 0-14-0-14—28
HI-Seidl 82 kick return (Hergott pass from McCoy)
HI-Harris 71 run (Brockett kick)
HI-Grimm 11 pass from McCoy (Brockett kick)
HI-Feggins 53 pass from McCoy (Brockett kick)
HO-Jon. Scruggs 16 pass from Vickers (Gullett kick)
HI-Greene 27 pass from McCoy (Brockett kick)
HO-Jon. Scruggs 79 kick return (Gullett kick)
HI-Donovan 9 run (Brockett kick)
HI-Turner 31 pass from McCoy (Brockett kick)
HO-Jon. Scruggs 91 run (Gullett kick)
HO-Peterson 13 pass from Vickers (Gullett kick)
HI-Donovan 5 run (Brockett kick)
RECORDS: Highlands 8-0, 3-0 Class 4A; Holmes 5-3, 2-1.
BEECHWOOD 54, DAYTON 20 – Senior Max Nussbaum ran for five touchdowns, including four in the third quarter as the Tigers erased a 14-7, halftime deficit.
Beechwood turned the ball over three times in the first half while Dayton freshman quarterback Dylan Adams threw two touchdowns to junior tight end Austin Brockman to give the Greendevils the halftime advantage.
Nussbaum scored once in the second quarter and ran for touchdowns of 27, 45, 23, and 13 yards in the third quarter, finishing with 20 carries for 259 yards.
Adams completed five of 10 passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns, adding a 77-yard strike to sophomore receiver Matt Grimme to finish the scoring.
Brockman caught Adams other four completions for 66 yards.
at DAYTON 14-0-0-7—21
D-Brockman 15 pass from Adams (Walker pass from Adams)
D-Brockman 25 pass from Adams (run failed)
B-Nussbaum 56 run (Sletto kick)
B-Nussbaum 27 run (Sletto kick)
B-Nussbaum 45 run (Sletto kick)
B-Nussbaum 23 run (kick failed)
B-Hayden 37 pass from Lane (run failed)
B-Nussbaum 13 run (Sletto kick)
B-Thomas 34 run (Sletto kick)
B-Lane 6 run (Sletto kick)
D-Grimme 77 pass from Adams (run failed)
RECORDS: Beechwood 5-3, 2-0 Class A; Dayton 3-5, 1-1.
BELLEVUE 52, LUDLOW 0 – Junior running back Dylan Huff scored three first-quarter touchdowns and junior quarterback Tyler Ackerson followed by accounting for three more before halftime.
Huff ran 10 times for 136 yards and two touchdowns, also returning a punt 60 yards for a score.
Ackerson completed two of three passes, with both completions resulting in touchdowns. He also ran twice for 64 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown run.
The Tigers defense recorded seven sacks in holding Ludlow to 44 yards on 44 plays. Senior defensive lineman Austin Barnes was responsible for three sacks.
at BELLEVUE 32-14-0-6—52
B-Huff 6 run (Ackerson run)
B-Huff 60 run (Ackerson run)
B-Huff 58 punt return (Ackerson run)
B-Poinsett 34 pass from Ackerson (Poinsett pass from Ackerson)
B-Hatch 5 pass from Ackerson (Ackerson run)
B-Ackerson 60 run (pass failed)
B-Hazeres 18 run (run failed)
RECORDS: Bellevue 4-4, 1-1 Class A; Ludlow 1-7, 0-2.
NEWCATH 49 NEWPORT 0 – Senior running back Dylan Hayes ran 12 times for 123 yards and three touchdowns to help NewCath maintain the Firemen’s Bell by winning the battle of city rivals.
For his efforts, Hayes won the most valuable player award for NewCath while junior running back Dominic Joseph had eight carries for 74 yards to win the same honor for Newport.
Senior quarterback Josh Cain added 114 yards on seven