Bowling Green set to face undefeated Covington Catholic in state semifinals

Bowling Green travels to Park Hills on Friday to face Covington Catholic in the semifinals of the Class 5A 2019 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl. 

Let’s take a look at all of the game information.

Bowling Green (9-3) at Covington Catholic (13-0)

Class 5A playoffs – semifinals

5 p.m. CST Friday

Dennis Griffin Stadium

Broadcast: WDNS 93.3 FM (PXP: Tim Waggoner)

Last meeting: Covington Catholic won 27-8 on Dec. 1, 2006 in the Class 3A state final

Breakdown: Bowling Green travels 209 miles Friday to Park Hills to face Covington Catholic in the semifinals of the Class 5A 2019 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl at Dennis Griffin Stadium. … It’ll mark the third all-time meeting between the two sides, with Cov Cath holding a 2-0 series lead. … The Purples defeated South Oldham 28-14 last Friday in the quarterfinals and have won six of their last seven. … The Colonels rolled to a 49-9 win over Madison Southern last week and have yet to lose a game this year. … Bowling Green running back Javeius Bunton ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries … Quarterback Conner Cooper finished 8-of-13 passing for 73 yards and a TD. … Covington Catholic RB Daniel Felix rushed for 86 yards and four TDs on 10 attempts, while QB Caleb Jacob went 9-of-11 for 136 yards and two scores. … The winner will face the Frederick Douglass-Owensboro winner next Saturday at 7 p.m. CST in the Class 5A state championship at Kroger Field in Lexington. 

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