Area football roundup: Purples roll past Gators, Dragons nearly pull off win

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Bowling Green continued its dominance against Class 5A, District 2 rival Greenwood on Friday night, rolling to a 43-0 win to improve to 30-0 all-time against the Gators dating back to 1991.

The Purples (5-1 overall, 2-1 Class 5A, District 2) built their 43-0 advantage at halftime and didn’t look back. Quarterback Conner Cooper threw for 111 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 25 yards and another TD. Running back Javy Bunton had eight carries for 95 yards and two TDs.

Bowling Green will travel to Louisville Trinity next Friday, while Greenwood (5-2, 1-2) hosts John Hardin.

Monroe County 39, Warren Central 36

Warren Central was so, so close on Friday night.

Looking to snap its state-long losing streak, the Dragons battled until the very end but ultimately dropped a 39-36 decision to Monroe County for a 51st consecutive loss.

Dragons’ quarterback Jace Carver led the way with 240 passing yards and three touchdowns, while wide receiver Omari Glover finished with eight receptions for 115 yards and two TDs.

Warren Central hosts Thomas Nelson next Friday.

South Warren 49, Christian County 8

South Warren rolled to a 49-8 win over Christian County on Friday night to improve to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in Class 5A, District 2.

The Spartans currently don’t have a game scheduled for next Friday.

Glasgow 46, Casey County 12

Glasgow picked up a 46-12 road win at Casey County on Friday night to improve to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in Class 3A, District 2.

Scotties’ quarterback Easton Jessie completed 4-of-6 passes for 68 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 52 yards in the win.

Glasgow travels to Franklin-Simpson next Friday.

Russell County 20, Allen County-Scottsville 18

Allen County-Scottsville dropped a heartbreaker to Russell County on Friday night.

Trailing 20-12 with 2.5 seconds remaining, Patriots’ quarterback Trace McIntyre threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jax Cooper as time expired to make it 20-18. ACS went for two to try and send the game into overtime, but the conversion attempt was unsuccessful.

ACS plays at Monroe County next Friday.

Logan County 14, Calloway County 6

Logan County picked up a 14-6 road win at Calloway County on Friday night to improve to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in Class 4A, District 1.

The Cougars travel to Hopkins County Central next Saturday for a Noon matchup.

Crittenden County 47, Russellville 6

Russellville’s two-game win streak came to an end Friday night with a 47-6 loss to Crittenden County.

The Panthers (3-3 overall, 1-1 Class A, District 1) play at Fulton County next Friday.

Meade County 24, Barren County 14

Barren County dropped a 24-14 decision to Meade County on Friday night to fall to 2-4 overall and 1-2 in Class 6A, District 2.

The Trojans were originally scheduled to face Edmonson County next Friday, but the game has been canceled due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the ECHS program.

  • Franklin-Simpson at Warren East was moved to Saturday at 11 a.m.
  • Clinton County at Edmonson County was canceled due to COVID-19.

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