The Raceland Rams got a little bit of revenge on Friday as they defeated the home standing Pikeville Panthers on the road, 7-6, in state championship rematch in Pikeville.
The Panthers (2-2) scored early when Issac Duty found Bradyn Hall on a touchdown pass. The PAT kick was blocked, but Pikeville had a 6-0 lead. That block would prove to be critical as the game unfolded.
Raceland (2-1) then drove down the field and scored on a Noah Wallace run. Talon Stanley’s PAT kick went through the uprights to give the Rams a 7-6 lead.
That lead would hold throughout as neither team could score again, and the Rams got a huge win.
For Raceland, Logan Lundy was 4-of-6 passing for 30 yards. He also had 10 carries for 26 yards. Jaxon Heighton also completed his only pass for 82 yards. Heighton also carried the ball 3 times for 3 yards.
Wallace led the Rams on the ground with 65 yards and 1 touchdown on 13 rushing attempts. Isaac Browning added 15 yards on 9 carries.
Parker Ison had 1 reception for 82 yards. Wallace had 1 catch for 17 yards. Bryson Rowsey added 2 receptions for 10 yards. Browning finished with 1 catch for 3 yards.
No individual stats were available for Pikeville as of this writing.
Raceland will next play at home on Friday in a clash against Newport Central Catholic at 7:30 pm.
Pikevile will look to get back on track on Friday in a huge showdown with the Belfry Pirates. The opening kick is set for 7:30 pm in Belfry.
Photos Courtesy of Desirea Heighton