HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Cardinals run past Warriors

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Martin County won its third straight game as the Cardinals defeated East Ridge, 57-22, in a game played at The Rock on Friday night.

Running back Brock Messer ran for 302 yards and five touchdowns as the Cardinals improved to 4-2. Christopher Phillips and Ja Quan Rufus each added a rushing touchdown.

Messer also returned a kickoff for another score.

East Ridge running back Isaiah Adkins had a pair of rushing touchdowns. He carried 12 times for 89 yards.

Quarterback Dylan Burdine passed for 268 yards and ran for a touchdown as the Warriors dropped to 2-4.

The Cardinals will travel to Shelby Valley (4-2) on Oct. 6. Kickoff is set for 7:30 pm. East Ridge will host Bath County (1-5) on Oct. 7. Kickoff is set for 7:30 pm.