HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Martin County’s season ends at Breathitt County

Photo credit: Mountain Citizen

Martin County fell behind early in the second half and host Breathitt County turned back the Cardinals, 34-21, in a Class 2A playoff game played at Mike Holcomb Athletic Complex on Friday night.

The Cardinals finished the season at 7-4.

Running back Brock Messer carried 15 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns. He scored on runs of 89, 6 and 3 yards.

At Jackson

(Class 2A Second Round)


MC (7-5)….0  7   0  14 – 21

BC (9-2)….0  6  20    8 – 34


First Quarter

No scoring

Second Quarter

MC – Brock Messer, 89-yard run (Maddox Johnson kick), 8:24

BC – Austin Sperry, 16-yard pass from Tyler Bryant (pass failed), 1:26

Third Quarter

BC – Kory Combs, 5-yard run (run failed), 7:54

BC – Austin Sperry, 41-yard pass from Tyler Bryant (Braxton Terry kick), 1:35

BC – Jayden Gibson, 6-yard run (Braxton Terry kick), :57

Fourth Quarter

MC – Brock Messer, 6-yard run (Maddox Johnson kick), 8:33

BC – Caden Bowling, 13-yard run (Brady Tincher pass from Tyler Bryant), 7:42

MC – Brock Messer, 3-yard run (Maddox Johnson kick), 3:21