HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Comets turn lights out on Blackcats in opening round

Prestonsburg faced an uphill climb against Class 2A power West Carter in their matchup at Kentucky Christian University on Friday night.

The Comets built a running clock 36-point lead early in the second half and eliminated the Blackcats, 36-7.

West Carter, now 8-1, will host Shelby Valley on Nov. 27. Prestonsburg’s season ends at 3-5.

Running back Carter Akers had a three-yard touchdown run midway through the final quarter helped the Blackcats avoid the shutout.

Senior quarterback Brayden Slone ran for 72 yards in his final game.

West Carter standout Leetavious Cline ran for three touchdowns and finished with 156 yards.

At Grayson

(Class 2A playoffs)


PB (3-5)….. 0    0   0  7 –  7

WC (8-1)…15  14  7  0 – 36


First Quarter

WC – Leetavious Cline, 79-yard (Garrett Wolfe kick), 8:16

WC – Leetavious Cline, 1-yard run (Blake McGlone run), 1:07

Second Quarter

WC – Gage Leadingham, 29-yard pass from Orry Perry (Garrett Wolfe kick), 7:50

WC – Jackson Bond, 54-yard pass from Orry Perry (Garrett Wolfe kick), 3:44

Third Quarter

WC – Leetavious Cline, 25-yard run (Garrett Wolfe run), 8:56

Fourth Quarter

PB – Carter Akers, 3-yard run (Jackson Shannon kick), 6:27

Next up: Prestonsburg’s season ends.