HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Golden Eagles run away from Redhounds

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.

At Corbin

(Regional championship)


JC (11-2)…14    7   6  7 – 34

CR (12-1)….0  10   0  3 – 13


First Quarter

JC – Chase Price, 5-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 3:54

JC – Chase Price, 45-yard run (Crum Sawyer kick), 1:06

Second Quarter

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

Third Quarter

JC – Matt Crum, 4-yard run (kick failed), 1:52

Fourth Quarter

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.