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Pirates Sail Past Lions 48-24

Tyler Charles - photo by Brendon D. Miller - Bluegrass Sports Nation

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.

What’s Next?
Powell County’s next game is scheduled for Oct. 2 in a home game against Fleming County.

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