Photo credit: Golden Eagle Photography
Johnson Central moved one step closer to getting back to the Class 4A state title game after the Golden Eagles used a bruising ground attack to dismantle previously unbeaten Corbin, 34-13, in the regional championship game on Friday night.
Johnson Central, now 11-2, rushed for 454 yards, led by Matt Crum’s 124 yards and a touchdown. Chase Price added 119 yards and a pair of scores while Zack McCoart finished with 97 yards and two touchdowns.
The Golden Eagles will host Franklin County (10-3) on Nov. 26. Kickoff from Jim Matney Field is set for 7:30 pm.
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
JC (11-2)…14 7 6 7 – 34
CR (12-1)….0 10 0 3 – 13
JC – Chase Price, 5-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 3:54
JC – Chase Price, 45-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 1:06
CR – Cameron Combs, 2-yard run (Jacob Baker kick), 3:39
JC – Zack McCoart, 16-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 1:09
CR – Jacob Baker, 43-yard field goal, :00
JC – Matt Crum, 4-yard run (kick failed), 1:52
CR – Jacob Baker, 25-yard field goal, 11:10
JC – Zack McCoart, 41-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 10:22
Next up: Johnson Central (11-2) vs. Franklin County (10-3), 7:30 pm, Nov. 26.