Sunday, October 23, 2016

Class AAAA Region 4 first round playoff pairings

Here are the Class AAAA Region 4 first round playoff pairings:

Scott at Johnson Central
Greenup County at Harrison County
Mason County at Ashland
Rowan County at Bourbon County

Friday, October 21, 2016

Royals run by West Union 59-6

Malkolm Devine rushed for five touchdowns in the first half to lead the Mason County Royals to a 59-6 victory over the West Union Dragons tonight.

Mason County scored on its first nine possessions. The Royals led 27-0 at the end of the first quarter and 41-0 at halftime.

Mason County had 522 yards of total offense including 405 rushing yards. West Union had 190 yards of total offense.

Austin Lucas rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns. Devine ran for 101 yards. Chandler Dunaway completed 6 of 9 passes for 117 yards.

Mason County will close out the regular season at home against Conner next week.

MC 1st Q 8:50 Malkolm Devine 11 yard run (pass failed) MC 6, WU 0
MC 1st Q 5:34 Malkolm Devine 1 yard run (Travis Whisman kick) MC 13, WU 0
MC 1st Q 2:26 Malkolm Devine 24 yard run (Travis Whisman kick) MC 20, WU 0
MC 1st Q 00:00 Malkolm Devine 5 yard run (Travis Whisman kick) MC 27, WU 0
MC 2nd Q 8:54 Malkolm Devine 7 yard run (Travis Whisman kick) MC 34, WU 0
MC 2nd Q 6:11 Austin Lucas 50 yard run (Travis Whisman kick) MC 41, WU 0
MC 3rd Q 6:36 Leevi Dunaway 44 yard run (kick failed) MC 47, WU 0
MC 3rd Q 2:15 Austin Lucas 9 yard run (kick failed) MC 53, WU 0
MC 3rd Q Austin Lucas 40 yard run (kick failed) MC 59, WU 0
WU 4th Q 00:33 Ryan Rothwell 2 yard run (run failed) MC 59, WU 6

10th Region volleyball tournament pairings

The draw for the 10th Region volleyball tournament took place this morning. The tournament will be played at Bracken County. Here is the schedule:

Monday, October 24
6 p.m. Scott vs. Pendleton County
7:30 p.m. Bracken County vs. Montgomery County

Tuesday, October 25
6 p.m.Harrison County vs. Campbell County
7:30 p.m. Bourbon County vs. St. Patrick

Wednesday, October 26
6:30 p.m.. upper bracket semifinal
8 p.m. lower bracket semifinal

Thursday, October 27
6:30 p.m. Championship match

Forrest Hunt on SportsTalk

Bracken County cross country coach Forrest Hunt was my guest on SportsTalk this morning. Here is a link to the podcast.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Mason County hosts West Union Friday

After clinching a playoff berth last week, the Mason County Royals will close out the regular season with two non-district games, both at home Their opponent Friday night is West Union. Here are a few  fast facts:
  • Mason County had 352 yards of total offense in last week's victory over Holmes including 293 rushing yards.
  • West Union is a club team not affiliated with West Union High School. This is the sixth year of the program and the third at the high school level.
  • The Dragons have a  4-3 record and are coming off a 38-20 win over Green.
  • West Union has a huge offensive line and several skilled players including quarterback Ryan Rothwell and running backs Chris Silhavy, Clayton Madden and Dylan Grooms
  • Mason County routed West Union 51-0 last season in the first game between the two teams.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Fite and Knox named to All-State golf teams

Mason County seniors Sarah Fite and B.J. Knox were named to the All-State golf teams announced Tuesday by Golf House Kentucky and the Kentucky Junior Golf Foundation.

Fite, the girls state champion, earned a spot on the girls First Team for the second straight year. The teams are based on points compiled during the season. Fite had 680 points.

Knox had 490 points for a spot on the Second Team.


Monday, October 17, 2016

Mason County's playoff foe will be determined Friday night

The Mason County Royals' first round opponent in the Class AAAA playoffs will be determined Friday night when Ashland Blazer and Johnson Central square off in Paintsville.

Mason County has clinched the No. 3 seed in District 7 and will play at the No. 2 seed in District 8.
The winner of the Ashland Blazer vs. Johnson Central game will be the No. 1 seed. The loser of that game will be the No. 2 seed.

The Royals still have two home games left in the regular season- Friday night against West Union and October 28 vs. Conner.

Here are the district standings

Class AAAA District 7

Harrison County    5-3   3-0
Bourbon County    4-4   3-0
Mason County       3-5   2-2
Holmes                  2-6   0-3
Scott                      1-7   0-3

Class AAAA District 8

Johnson Central    8-0   4-0
Ashland Blazer      6-2    4-0
Greenup County    5-4    2-2
Boyd County          4-4    1-3
Rowan County       1-8    1-3
East Carter            1-7     0-4