Turnovers prove costly as Pointers fall to Boyd Co.

Published 1:10 am Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Jim Walker



CANNONSBURG, Ky. — The South Point Pointers did a lot of things better than the Boyd County Lions on Friday night.

Unfortunately, they did a couple of things not so good and it was the difference.

The Pointers outgained the Lions 237 to 211 in total yardage but were guilty of losing four fumbles — one that was returned for a touchdown as they were going in for a score.

Boyd County (3-0) took a 7-0 lead on a Christian Braly’s 1-yard run with 7:06 left in the first quarter.

Owen Chafin then broke off a 67-yard run to the Lions’ 2-yard line and the Pointers appeared poised to tie the game or take the lead.

But South Point fumbled the ball and Dalton Adkins did a “scoop and score” as he returned the miscue 98 yards for a touchdown with 6:25 on the clock. Ludwig Jaderberg kick the second of five conversion and it was 14-0.

The Lions increased their lead to 21-0 on a 34-yard gallop by Braly with 8:43 left in the half.

Braly finished the game with 144 yards on 20 carries and four touchdowns.

South Point (0-2) didn’t quit as John Kuhn ran 10 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter. He also added the conversion and it was 21-8 at the 2:34 mark.

But Braly had an 11-yard scoring run to start the fourth quarter to make it 28-8 and he later returned a punt 35 yards for a touchdown to complete the scoring.

South Point ran for 186 yards as Chafins had 93 yards on eight carries. Brandin Jackson was 5-of-9 passing for 51 yards.

The Pointers host River Valley next Friday.

South Point 0 0 8 0 = 8

Boyd County 14 7 0 13 = 34

First Quarter

BC — Christian Braly 1 run (Ludwig Jaderberg kick) 7:06

BC — Dalton Adkins 98 fumble return (Ludwig Jaderberg kick) 6:25

Second Quarter

BC — Christian Braly 34 run (Ludwig Jaderberg kick) 8:43

Third Quarter

SP — John Kuhn 10 run (Kuhn run) 2:34

Fourth Quarter

BC — Christian Braly 11 run (Ludwig Jaderberg kick) 11:22

BC — Christian Braly 35 punt return (kick failed) 5:23


First downs 13 14

Rushes-years 44-186 33-189

Passing yards 51 22

Total yards 237 211

Cmp-Att-Int 5-10-0 4-7-1

Fumbles-lost 4-4 0-0

Penalties-yards 5-42 10-78

Punts-average 5-30.0 4-27.5


Individual Leaders

RUSHING—SP: Owen Chafins 8-93, Zy’on Sloan 2-4, Tayshaun Fox 1-23, Jared Whitt 4-32, Brandin Jackson 13-13, Devin Pollay 2-7, John Kuhn 9-22, Derek McCarty 4-minus 9, Elijah Adams 1-1; BC: Christian Braly 20-144, Dalton Adkins 6-24, Donaven Whitehead 2-minus 3, Brandon Burroughs 1-minus 1.

PASSING—SP: Brandin Jackson 5-9-0 51, Zy’on Sloan 0-1-0; BC: Dalton Adkins 4-6-1 22, Ty Baumgardner 0-1-0.

RECEIVING—SP: Tayshaun Fox 2-11, Joel Morrison 1-21, Owen Chafin 1-19; BC: Donaven Whitehead 4-22.