HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Martin County scores road win over Prestonsburg

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Martin County snapped a 20-all tie with a late touchdown and the Cardinals knocked off Prestonsburg, 27-20, in a game played at Josh Francis Field on Friday night. 

Running back Brock Messer ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns as the Cardinals improved to 6-3. Madden Miller added a pair of short touchdown runs while Julian Stafford took an interception back 79 yards for a score. 

Prestonsburg running back Ethan Jarvis rushed for 174 yards and a touchdown on 32 carries as the Blackcats closed out the regular season at 8-2. 

Dalton Elliott hauled in a pair of TD passes, one each from quarterback Reece Hamilton and Jarvis. 

Martin County will close out the regular season at home against East Carter (5-4) on Friday night. Kickoff is 7:30 pm. 

The Blackcats will begin post-season play at Middlesboro (5-3) on Nov. 4.