With the victory, Powell County has now won four straight games against Lewis County. Of those four victories, three of them were by at least 21 points.
September 26, 2020 – Bradley Charles – Bluegrass Sports Nation
Friday night was a great night to be a Powell County Pirates football fan. Their team jumped out to a 35-0 lead, and went on to defeat the Lewis County Lions 48-24. The Pirates are now (2-1) this season; Lewis County is (0-3).
Brief Game Summary:
Early in the first quarter, Powell County’s Stephen Norris scored on a two-yard touchdown run to give the Pirates a 7-0 lead.
In the second quarter, an impressive 59-yard touchdown run by sophomore running back Elijah Miller extended the Pirate lead to 14-0. This was followed by a 45-yard touchdown run by senior running back Tyler Charles; a 54-yard interception return for a touchdown by junior Stephen Norris, and a 62-yard touchdown run by Norris to give the Pirates the 35-0 second-quarter lead.
The Lions responded with a 92-yard touchdown pass from Bryson Dummitt to Peyton Spencer, which led to a successful two-point conversion. At halftime, Powell County led 35-8.
In the third quarter, the Pirates’ Tyler Charles scored on a 20-yard touchdown run to give the Pirates a 41-8 advantage. After the game, Powell County head coach Mike Jones said, “Tyler Charles had a big night tonight; he finished runs.”
In the fourth quarter, the Pirates cruised to a 48-24 victory.
Powell County’s next game is scheduled for Oct. 2 in a home game against Fleming County.