KSR Preps Recap : LCA rallies from 19 point deficit, beats Danville 42-40

KSR Preps Recap : LCA rallies from 19 point deficit, beats Danville 42-40

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[caption id="attachment_209477" align="aligncenter" width="600"](@will_mcclurg19 (@will_mcclurg19)[/caption] KSR Preps Game of the Week Lexington Christian Academy 42 Danville 4o Danville took full control of this game early, scoring on a 2 yard rush by Don Harris on just the second play from scrimmage. Danville's Jaleel Warren intercepted an LCA pass attempt and caught a touchdown pass from Dampier on the following play to give Danville its largest lead of the night 26-7. Behind their workhorse Dillion Wheatley the Eagles went on to score 29 unanswered to take a 10 point lead with just under 5 minutes remaining. Danville scored a quick touchdown to pull within just 3 points with 4 minutes remaining and all 3 timeouts available. Danville attempted an onside kick but was unsuccessful. Wheatley broke free on a 27 yard run touchdown run to seal a district championship for LCA.  The junior running back could not be stopped in the second half, he finished the night with 249 yards and 4 touchdowns. Brayden Miller played well under center for the Eagles completing 10 passes for 174 yards and 1 touchdown. Drayden Burton and Ryan Stucky lead LCA in receiving, with each eclipsing the 100 yard mark. The Eagles out gained Danville 501-390 in total yards from scrimmage last night, especially on the ground where LCA produced 244 yards compared to just 80 for the Ads. Friday night's comeback win was LCA's first victory over Danville in five years. LCA has secured home field in the playoffs until at least the third round. Other Notable Scores Scott County 73 Paul Laurence Dunbar 13   Brice Fryman ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns on just 6 carries in Scott County's blowout win. Co0per Robb had back to back pick sixes for the Cardinals. Paintsville 27 Raceland 21 OT  Kent Phelps ran for 159 yards and 3 touchdowns to keep Paintsville's undefeated season in tact. These two teams will likely meet again in the playoffs. Male 27 Manual 14  Behind TJ Thomas's three touchdown passes Male was able to hang on against longtime rival Dupont Manual. Thomas completed 22 of 31 passes for 330 yards with 175 of those yards going to star reciever B.K. Smith.

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