Bobcats Defeat the Cavaliers 50-22
JACKSON – October 12, 2019 – Brendon D. Miller – Bluegrass Sports Nation
The Middle School Bobcats scored scored on the third play of the game and did not look back in routing the Cavaliers. Jenkins won the flip and deferred and the Bobcats took the ball. It took Breathitt three plays and 48 seconds to get on clock as Caden Bowling hit pay dirt.
On Jenkins first possession, Dillan Stacy picked off a pass and returned it to the Cavalier nine. The next play, Bowling punched it in at the 5:17 mark, and with the Kory Combs conversion, Breathitt led 14-0.
On the next possession, the Cavaliers drove deep into Bobcat territory but fumbled and Bowling took a pitch after the recovery and returned it 94 yards to put the Bobcats on top 20-0.
Jenkins got their sole score of the 1st half when Marc Jones scored from 3 and then threw to Dylan Wolford for the conversion.
Breathitt bounced back with two scores with Combs rumbling in from 13 and Stacy hitting Austin Sperry on a screen who then housed it from 75 to set the half score at 36-8.
To open the 2nd half, Combs both caused and recovered a fumble to give the Bobcats the ball. On their first play, Isaac, “Wheels” Turner took it 48 yards around right end for the score. After Bowling intercepted a pass and then scored on a 16 yard run, the clock was running for the rest of the game.
The Bobcat defense was again stellar forcing six turnovers on the day. Turner led the secondary with two interceptions with stacy and Bowling each adding one. Bowling and Combs had fumble recoveries.
1st Quarter – BMS – Caden Bowling 16 yard run – PAT – Kick failed. BMS 6 – Jenkins 0. BMS – Bowling 9 yard run – PAT – Kory Combs run. BMS 14 – Jenkins 0. BMS – Bowling 94 yard fumble return – PAT – Kick Failed. BMS 20 – Jenkins 0.
2nd Quarter – Jenkins – Marc Jones 3 yard run – PAT – Dylan Wolford pass from Jones. BMS 20 – Jenkins 8. BMS – Combs 13 yard run – PAT – Bowling run. BMS 28 – Jenkins 8. BMS – Austin Sperry Pass from Stacy 75 yards – PAT – Sperry pass from Stacy. BMS 36 – Jenkins 8.
3rd Quarter – BMS – Isaac Turner 48 yard run – PAT – kick failed. BMS 42 – Jenkins 8. BMS – Bowling 16 yard run – PAT Combs run. BMS 50 – Jenkins 8. Jenkins – Aiden Hafemeister 53 yard run – PAT – run failed. BMS 50 – Jenkins 14.
4th Quarter – Jenkins – Hafemeister 16 yard run – PAT – Shawn Phillips pass from Hafemester. BMS 50 – Jenkins 22.
Breathitt advances to take on #1 seed Belfry next Saturday at Belfry.