Perry hosts dual scrimmage


By Tony McGuire



The Perry defensive line makes a stop on the McCreary County offense.


Perry Central’s Donnie Noble opens a hole for the ball carrier.


Perry Central’s Tyler Eldridge gets around the end and heads for the end zone.


Perry Central’s Seth Napier goes for a large gain against Rockcastle County.


Perry Central’s Jordan Combs dives over the line for a touchdown.


On Thursday, the Perry County Central football team hosted their annual “Meet the Commodores” celebration. After the event, the Commodores hit the field for a dual scrimmage with McCreary County and Rockcastle County.

The teams used both ends of the field for a JV and Varsity scrimmage. Each team took turns taking on one of the other two. The event started with ten play possessions, and ended with alternating possessions starting at the 30-yard line.

Perry Central was successful on both sides of the ball against McCreary County. The Commodores were able to score several touchdowns with during both sessions.

Against Rockcastle County, Perry Central had a little trouble getting out of the gates, but picked up the pace later in each session. The Commodores were able to get a couple of touchdowns on the Rockets defense.

Rockcastle County’s size and speed gave Perry Central’s defense a little trouble in the early going, but the Commodores were able to adjust late.

New head coach Tom Larky commented that he felt good about how his team was progressing, but in true coaching style he added, “We have a lot of work to do before we get where we need to be.”

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

The Perry defensive line makes a stop on the McCreary County offense.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_8479.jpgThe Perry defensive line makes a stop on the McCreary County offense.

Perry Central’s Donnie Noble opens a hole for the ball carrier.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_8564.jpgPerry Central’s Donnie Noble opens a hole for the ball carrier.

Perry Central’s Tyler Eldridge gets around the end and heads for the end zone.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_8567.jpgPerry Central’s Tyler Eldridge gets around the end and heads for the end zone.

Perry Central’s Seth Napier goes for a large gain against Rockcastle County.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_8665.jpgPerry Central’s Seth Napier goes for a large gain against Rockcastle County.

Perry Central’s Jordan Combs dives over the line for a touchdown.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_IMG_8679.jpgPerry Central’s Jordan Combs dives over the line for a touchdown.

By Tony McGuire

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