This week’s Game of the Week features the Cooper Jaguars(3-0) at the Campbell County Camels (2-1). This game features two players ranked in the top 5 in rushing. Cooper’s running back, AJ Collins, ranks #4 in NKY with 314 rush yards and 4 TD’s. Campbell County’s quarterback, Tyler Durham, ranks #2 in NKY with 434 rush yards and 5 TD’s.
Cooper comes into this game undefeated with impressive wins over Ryle, Holy Cross and Boone County. The Camels are coming off a big win over NewCath last week 42-16. The Camels lead the series 3-1 but lost to the Jaguars last year 17-0.
Beechwood had a big second half against Holy Cross last night to win their first game of the season. The Tigers were led by quarterback Cameron Lane and running back Mitch Thomas. Lane rushed for 170 yard and 3 TD’s while Thomas rushed for 177 yards and 3 TD’s. The Indians have now lost 3 in a row.
Holmes vs Simon Kenton
This is a battle of two unbeaten teams. Holmes (2-0) is coming off a huge win over Beechwood last week 21-17. Simon Kenton (3-0) also defeated Beechwood by the same score two week ago 21-17. Should be a very good match-up. The Pioneers have won the past 5 games vs. Holmes but only beat them last year 7-6.
Highlands vs Louisville Western
The Bluebirds (2-0) travel to Louisville looking for their 24th straight win. Highlands has played with a balanced rushing attack from quarterback Donovan McCoy (202 yards; 5 TD’s), running back Jalen Hayes (208 yards; 5 TD’s) and Zach Harris (234 yards; 4 TD’s). Highlands defeated Western last year 56-0.
Other Games This Week
Brossart at Dayton
Walton Verona at Lloyd
Newport at Scott
Conner at Dixie
Waggener at Grant County
Bellevue at Henry County
Harrison County at Mason County
Pendleton County at Morgan County
Boone County at CovCath (Saturday)