Commodores mauled by Cougars


By Tony McGuire - cpsports@gmail.com



Photos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Perry Central’s Skylar Johnson returns the opening kickoff for a big gain.


Perry Central’s Preston Mullins gets a block and heads upfield against the Cougar defense.


Perry Central’s Kenton Noble sacks the Cougar quarterback.


Perry Central quarterback Derek Brewer hands off to Jayden Neace during a game with Letcher Central.


On Friday, the Perry County Central football team hosted the Cougars from Letcher Central. The game was expected to be close, but the Cougars ended up mauling the Commodores 52-8.

Only moments into the game, Letcher Central got on the board, taking the 8-0 lead. After a Perry Central turnover, the Cougars went up 16-0.

Just before the first quarter came to an end, Perry Central gave up another touchdown to Letcher Central, setting the score at 22-0. The Cougars went into the second period looking to stop a running clock from ending their hopes for a comeback.

Letcher Central went to work early in the second period, pushing the margin to 30-0, and soon after putting the clock in motion with the 38-0 advantage. The second half would start with the clock in motion.

The Cougars would drop a couple of touchdowns on the Commodores in the second half, while Perry Central could manage just one score. The loss would drop the Commodores record to 2-4, while the Cougars would improve to 4-2.

*** no stats were provided for this game.

Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

Photos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Perry Central’s Skylar Johnson returns the opening kickoff for a big gain.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0252.jpgPhotos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Perry Central’s Skylar Johnson returns the opening kickoff for a big gain.

Perry Central’s Preston Mullins gets a block and heads upfield against the Cougar defense.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0321.jpgPerry Central’s Preston Mullins gets a block and heads upfield against the Cougar defense.

Perry Central’s Kenton Noble sacks the Cougar quarterback.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0335.jpgPerry Central’s Kenton Noble sacks the Cougar quarterback.

Perry Central quarterback Derek Brewer hands off to Jayden Neace during a game with Letcher Central.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0353.jpgPerry Central quarterback Derek Brewer hands off to Jayden Neace during a game with Letcher Central.

By Tony McGuire

cpsports@gmail.com

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