Highland 40, Mount Gilead 6

Kadin Johnson ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Highland football team to a 40-6 victory at Mount Gilead in Knox Morrow Athletic Conference play Friday night.

Johnson’s three scores helped stake the Scots (2-1, 2-1) to a 24-0 lead midway through the second quarter.

Cody Matthews added a touchdown and Jay Melchiori returned an interception all the way as Highland built a 40-0 lead at the break.

The Scots defense held Mount Gilead (0-1, 0-1), playing in its first game of the season, to just 81 yards of total offense. Eli Grandstaff had five tackles and Cody Matthews had an interception to lead the way.

Danville 22, Fredericktown 13

Danville quarterback Max Payne rushed for two touchdowns in the second half to lead the Blue Devils to their second straight victory. Danville beat Fredericktown 22-13 in KMAC play Friday night in Danville.

Payne rushed for 55 yards on 17 carries and threw for 113 yards on 10 of 18 passing to lead the Devils (2-1, 2-1).

Ben Mast was 11-for-13 for 83 yards passing and ran for a touchdown to lead the Freddies (0-3, 0-3).

Jeremiah McKinley rushed for 49 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Mason Finnell caught eight passes for 71 yards for Fredericktown.

Cardington-Lincoln 20, Northmor 12

Marcus Cortez broke free for a 53-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and Max Lower added a 6-yard scamper in the second to help Northmor build a 12-0 lead at the break.

But Nate Hickman threw for two touchdowns in the second half to give the Pirates (2-1, 2-1) the lead as they powered to a 20-12 win over the Golden Knights (1-2, 0-2) in KMAC play Friday night.


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