Utica coach Charlie Rowley decided to go for broke Friday. After watching Fredericktown gash his defense on the first play of the game, he said if they were going down, they were going down with a fight.
A touchdown with 15 seconds on the clock in the fourth quarter gave Danville a tie Friday against visiting Garaway, but the Pirates went for the victory with a 2-point conversion in overtime and got it to come away with a 29-28 victory.
Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets’ running back Ashton Fisher rang up three touchdowns for the second week in a row, including a pair of fourth-quarter scores to lead his team to a 20-10 win Friday over visiting Buckeye Valley.
Outscoring opponents 106-12 in the first two weeks of the season has put the East Knox Bulldogs at 2-0 on the year, but they are not focusing on those two wins, instead they are looking to continue the solid play this Friday against Strasburg-Franklin
Last week, it was about responding to adversity. This week, Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets’ football coach Mike Kerr wants to see how his team responds to last Friday’s 41-27, nonconference win over Newark.
The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets were hit in the mouth with Newark taking the opening kickoff to the end zone to go up 7-0, but the Jackets answered again and again through Friday’s game, winning 41-27.
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