Boys Varsity Football
Friday 10/24/2014 @ 7:00 PM(A) vs Hopkinsville High School
|Graves County High School||56|
|Hopkinsville High School||14|
GAME SUMMARYThe football Eagles (6-3, 4-0) traveled out to the Stadium of Champions for the second consecutive week, this time to play district rival #8 Hopkinsville (6-3, 3-1) for the regular season District title. The Eagles dominated the Tigers, with most of the offense coming from senior running back Cody Crider. Crider in the first half alone had 311 rushing yards and 5 rushing touchdowns, which are both school records for most rushing yards and rushing touchdowns in one half. The Eagles led after half 35-7. Mixed in with a touchdown run by senior quarterback Dylan Reed, Crider rushed for 114 more yards and 2 more touchdowns in the second half. The offense had 474 total yards in the game, with 425 coming from Crider alone. Those 425 yards is a new school record for most rushing yards in a game. He finished with 7 touchdowns, which is another school record set. Hopkinsville also played a very sloppy game, turning the ball over 7 times (1 interception, 6 fumbles lost) en route to the Eagles soaring to a 56-14 win over the Tigers. This is the Eagles' fifth consecutive win, their 13th consecutive district win, and will have home-field advantage in the playoffs, where they will host Barren County in the first round. The Eagles have not lost a District game since 2011, as they have won their 3rd consecutive District Championship. They will close out the regular season in the Pumpkin Bowl, as they will host Marshall County (2-7, 0-3) for a 7:30 kickoff.
NOTESEagles win regular season District Championship (4-0 in District) Offense: 16 1st downs, 474 total yards C. Crider, RB: 425 rushing yds., 7 TDs (both school records). D. Reed, QB: 1 rushing TD Defense: 1 INT, 6 fumble recoveries