Lions Win in Thrilling Fashion

Friday night, Boyd County traveled to Greenup for mountain football action.

Quarterback, Rhett Holbrook, would play a near perfect game for his Lions squad. Holbrook put the ball in the air 23 times and completed 19 of his pass attempts. He pitched the pigskin for for 243 yard and two touchdowns on the night. Holbrook would also show off his quick feet, rushing ten times for twenty-four yards and punching one in the end zone.

Wideouts Trey Holbrook and Josh Thornton would be his favorite targets on the night. Holbrook caught five balls for 89 yards with one touchdown. Thornton would receive eight balls and net 89 receiving yards.

The ground game for for the Lions would also be at full strength. Malichi Wheeler carried the ball twelve times for 72 yards. Dakota Thompson would also receive twelve carry’s, rushing for 62 yards and one touchdown.

Greenup County would produce on offense as well. Quarterback Tyson Sammons threw for 203 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Sammons completed fifty perfect of his pass attempts on the night. Sammons showed his versatility from the quarterback position. He rushed fourteen times, netting 127 yards on the ground, and rushed in a touchdown.

Brady Howard would be Sammons favorite target Friday night. Howard caught three balls, racking up 125 receiving yards, and catching one touchdown pass.

Tailback, Ike Henderson, would also produce for his Musketeers offense Friday night. Henderson received eleven carry’s, netting forty-one rushing yards and one touchdown.

This game was a tale of offense and came down to who had the ball last. Greenup County took their first loss on the season, putting their record at 3-1. The Boyd County Lions also now sit with a 3-1 record on the year, with their only loss coming to Ashland Blazer.

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