Hawks blast Elizabethtown 35-7

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LCHS ruins Panthers' homecoming

By The Staff

LaRue County won its third straight and fourth time in five tries this season 35-7 at Elizabethtown. The victory also spoiled the Panthers' homecoming celebration.

LaRue has one 10 of its last 13 varsity football games with Elizabethtown.

The Hawks got three touchdowns and 103 yards rushing from Alex Lee. The Hawks' ground attactk gained 258 yards on the night. Marquis Cobb and Jordan Brewer also scored rushing touchdowns for LaRue.

Elizabethtown's pass-oriented offense produced slightly more than 200 yards through the air. The Hawk defense had a shut out in the works until E'town broke free on a long run in the final minute against a lineup full of LaRue reserves.

LaRue senior Christian Mullins had two interceptions, which gives him five on the season. Cody Williams also picked off a pass.

The Hawks play unbeaten Class 6A Central Hardin at home on Friday, Oct. 2, before beginning three consecutive district games to determine the team's playoff seeding.

In scores from other varsity high school football games around the area Friday:

Allen County-Scottsville 39, Westmoreland TN 0

Apollo 42, Marshall County 3

Barren County 35, Pulaski County 34

Bullitt Central 33, Waggener 19

Butler County 27, Hart County 12

Campbellsville 12, Lynn Camp 6 OT

Central Hardin 19, North Hardin 6

Eastern 27, Bullitt East 25

Edmonson County 35, Adair County 0

Fairdale 58, Breckinridge County 13

Fort Campbell 49, Warren Central 7

Grayson County 52, Clinton County 8

Green County 34, Glasgow 14

Greenwood 28, Meade County 13

Hancock County 31, Muhlenberg County 22

Henderson County 9, Daviess County 0

Holy Cross 21, Bethlehem 20

Hopkins County Central 22, Bardstown 20

Hopkinsville 25, Russellville 13

John Hardin 52, Doss 8

Logan County 35, Warren East 20

Marion County 52, Washington County 7

Monroe County 21, Metcalfe County 6

North Oldham 46, Fort Knox 7

Owensboro 63, Ohio County 0

Owensboro Catholic 34, Henry County 26

Shelby County 20, Nelson County 16

Tates Creek 29, North Bullitt 7

Trintly 9, Bowling Green 0