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Week 9 Prep Preview
Jake Hyden vs. Hazard: Pass Attempts: 14, Pass Completions: 7, Yards: 56, TD’s: 1

By Randy White
Regional Sports Editor

Raceland at Paintsville
Who: Raceland (5-3) at Paintsville (7-1)
Kickoff: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Field, Paintsville.
Coaches: Raceland; Michael Salmons. Paintsville; Joe Chirico.
Notes: Raceland knocked off Fairview 45-0 in district action last week, while Paintsville came away with a hard fought 12-7 win over Class A powerhouse Hazard.
Raceland’s three losses have come to Class 4A Ashland Blazer 14-0, Portsmouth West, Ohio 27-21 and Somerset 16-13.

Lady Golden Eagles fall in 15th Region
By Randy White
Sports Editor

Prestonsburg knocked off Pikeville 7-2 Tuesday night at Prestonsburg in the 15th Region Tournament.
Lawrence County knocked off Johnson County 3-0 in the other match.

Golden Eagles soar over Greenup County, 51-14

By Randy White
Regional Sports Editor

Johnson Central was looking for its third straight shutout last Friday night at Greenup County.
The Golden Eagles didn’t pitch the shutout, but Johnson Central cruised to a 51-14 win in district action.
With the win, Johnson Central improved to 7-0 on the season and 3-0 in Class 4A District 8 play.
The Golden Eagles gained 419 total yards of offense against Greenup County. Johnson Central had 370 of those yards on the ground.

Paintsville topples Fairview, 43-22
By Randy White
Regional Sports Editor

Coming off its bye week, Paintsville opened district play in style.
The Tigers picked up a 43-22 win over Class A District 6 rival Fairview last Friday night.
Tyrese Allen had a big night in the Tiger backfield. Tyrese Allen rushed for a team-high 134 yards and two TDs on just eight carries.

Johnson Central and Paintsville split 2017 Apple Cup
Paintsville’s Seth Trador takes a shot on goal against Johnson Central goalkeeper Travis Caudill Wednesday night in the 2017 Apple Cup. The Tigers were able to hold off the Golden Eagles for a 4-1 win.

By Randy White
Regional Sports Editor

Both Johnson Central and Paintsville got a taste of the Apple Cup crown Wednesday night as the two schools split the girls’ and boys’ double-header.
The Lady Golden Eagles knocked off the Lady Tigers 6-0 Wednesday night in the girls’ Apple Cup.

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