Saturday, October 13, 2007

2007 Week Eight: Highlands 32 Lexington Catholic 9

Highlands defeated Lexington Catholic to remain perfect on the 2007 season. This game pitted the top-ranked team in Class 5A (Highlands) against the top-ranked team in Class 4A (Lexington Catholic). The contest was a defensive struggle for the first half, with the 'Birds leading 11-3 at halftime. However, the high-powered Highlands running game found its groove in the second half, and the Bluebirds finished the game with 263 total yards on the ground. Highlands was sparked by Zach Hurtt's 84-yard kickoff return which set up a Josh Conner touchdown run during the third quarter. Highlands' 2007 varsity district record to-date: 4-0. Highlands' 2007 varsity record to-date: 8-0.

Also, the Highlands freshman team defeated Covington Holmes 27-6 to improve to 5-2 on the 2007 freshman season. The Highlands JV squad defeated Lexington Catholic 48-14 to move to 6-1 on the 2007 JV season.

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