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.
(Class 4A playoffs)
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
HC (8-4)……0 .. 0 .. 0 6 – 6
JC(12-0)….14 22 14 0 – 50
JC – Devin Johnson, 47-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 5:27
JC – Devin Johnson, 30-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 1:27
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
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
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.