CLASS 4A PLAYOFFS: Golden Eagles march on

Johnson Central continued its march to a fifth straight Class 4A playoff championship game with a 50-6 victory over Harlan County in a game played at Eagle Field on Friday night.

Running back Devin Johnson finished with 131 yards and three rushing touchdowns as the Golden Eagles moved to 12-0 and stayed on a collision course to meet Boyle County at Kroger Field.

Quarterback Ryley Preece tossed a pair of touchdowns, both to Seth Dalton. Dalton had three catches for 84 yards.

Mason Lemaster recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown and Cody Rice added a short one-yard run for another.

Johnson Central will host Wayne County (10-1) on Nov. 22. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

At Paintsville

(Class 4A playoffs)


HC (8-4)……0 .. 0 .. 0  6 –  6

JC(12-0)….14  22  14  0 – 50


First Quarter

JC – Devin Johnson, 47-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 5:27

JC – Devin Johnson, 30-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 1:27

Second Quarter

JC – Cody Rice, 1-yard run (run failed), 9:38

JC – Mason Lemaster, recovered block punt in end zone (Devin Johnson run), 7:39

JC – Seth Dalton, 38-yard pass from Ryley Preece (Devin Johnson run), 7:24

Third Quarter

JC – Seth Dalton, 39-yard pass from Ryley Preece (Jake Headly kick), 8:40

JC – Devin Johnson, 46-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 1:11

Fourth Quarter

HC – Ben Landis, 23-yard run (pass failed), 6:10

Next up: Johnson Central (12-0) vs. Wayne County (10-1), regional championship, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 22.