Big week for local high school football

It was a good week for local high school football in the tri-county area as five of the seven teams came away with wins. Whitley County snapped a losing streak and Corbin remained undefeated.

The Whitley County Colonels managed to snap a six-game losing skid as they defeated South Laurel 47-18 to improve to 2-7 on the year. The Cardinals are still searching for their first win of the season.

Tye Hamblin led the Colonels by completing four of nine passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Whitley County will host Danville on Friday, October 28.

The Corbin Redhounds (9-0) remained perfect on the season as they defeated Wayne County 38-0. Kade Elam completed nine of 14 passes for 175 yards and a touchdown. Carter Stewart caught five passes for 88 yards and a touchdown, while Brody Wells hauled in three passes for 62 yards and two touchdowns.

The Redhounds will host Campbell County on Friday, October 28 to end the regular season.

The Knox Central Panthers improved to 5-4 on the year by defeating Lincoln County 30-28, while Williamsburg cruised past Lynn Camp 42-6. Sydney Bowen led the Yellow Jackets by completing seven of 13 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns.

North Laurel got a big performance from Tucker Warren as they defeated Henry Clay 21-10 to improve to 6-3 on the year. Warren completed nine of 15 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown.

The Jaguars will travel to Wayne County on Friday, October 28.

Tim Branstetter, Sports Writer for The Kentucky Daily

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