HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Raceland pulls away from Paintsville

Photo credit: Shawn Thompson

Raceland shut down Paintsville over the game’s final 18 minutes and the Rams went on to claim the district championship with a 36-19 win over the Tigers at Memorial Field on Friday night.

Tiger quarterback Frederick James passed for 235 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Paintsville dropped to 4-5 overall.

Running back Harris Phelps ran for 96 yards and one score. Austin Allen and Zach Taylor each had a touchdown reception.

At Paintsville


RL (8-1)…..8  14  7  7 – 36

PV (4-5)…..6    7  6  0 – 19


First Quarter

PV – Austin Allen, 65-yard pass from Frederick James (kick failed), 11:51

RL – Logan Lundy, 3-yard run (Connor Hughes pass from Will Farley), 8:10

Second Quarter

RL – Connor Hughes, 25-yard run (Peyton Ison kick), 7:26

PV – Harris Phelps, 51-yard run (Carson Holbrook kick), 6:21

RL – Logan Lundy, 59-yard run (Peyton Ison kick), 4:54

Third Quarter

PV – Zach Taylor, 9-yard pass from Frederick James (kick failed), 6:42

RL – Landyn Newman, 9-yard pass from Logan Lundy (Peyton Ison kick), 2:40

Fourth Quarter

RL – Logan Lundy1-yard run (Peyton Ison kick), 6:21

Next up: Paintsville (4-5) at Pike Central (3-7), 7:30 p.m., Oct. 29.