Fairview falls in finalsPublished 12:26am Monday, December 3, 2012
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Mayfield’s Jonathon Jackson totaled 334 yards and four touchdowns as the Cardinals cruised past Fairview 55-8 in the Kentucky high school Class A state championship Friday in Bowling Green.
It was Mayfield’s ninth state title and second in three years.
Jackson, a senior running back/linebacker, ran 19 times for 278 yards and three scores, caught one pass for 56 yards and a touchdown and tallied five tackles on defense.
Mayfield quarterback Jake Guhy was 7-of-14 passing for 175 yards and two touchdowns.
Overall the Cardinals gained 544 yards of total offense.
Mayfield forced Fairview into eight fumbles, recovering five of them.
Fairview’s Chris Brewer ran 16 times for 148 yards. Fellow running back Devon Turner added 47 yards on nine carries.
Belfry loses in OT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Central quarterback Sydney Tedford hit receiver Marcel Malone with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime to give the Yellowjackets a 12-6 victory over Belfry in the Kentucky high school Class 3A state championship game on Friday.
Central won its fifth title in six years, the third straight time the Yellowjackets have beaten the Pirates in the final.
The touchdown pass came after Central’s defense stopped Belfry on fourth down on its overtime possession.
Tedford finished the day 3-of-7 passing for 33 yards with the TD. Malone’s touchdown was his lone reception of the day.
Belfry running back Austin Hatfield rushed for 105 yards on 19 carries.
Central won despite being outgained 221-175 by Belfry.
Wayne wins title
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Brandon Spurlock rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns as No. 1 seed Wayne shut out No. 2 Keyser 35-0 for its second straight Class AA championship Friday night at Wheeling Island Stadium.
Grant Ferguson completed 3 of 5 passes for 43 yards and two touchdowns for Wayne (14-0), with both scoring tosses coming on fourth-and-long. He also ran for 61 yards.
Keyser (12-2) was held to 92 yards of total offense. The Golden Tornado entered the game averaging 51 points and 502 yards.
It marked the first Class AA title-game shutout since 2005, when Weir beat Bluefield 40-0.