Saturday, November 17, 2007

2007 Playoff Week Two: Highlands 40 Covington Catholic 0

2007 Kentucky Class 5A Playoffs - Round Two
November 16, 2007

In stunning fashion, the Highlands Bluebirds dominated archrival and defending state champion Covington Catholic 40-0 to capture the 2007 Kentucky Class 5A, District 5 championship. The game was played at Highlands. Highlands, which defeated Covington Catholic 28-14 during the regular season, amassed 285 total yards, while limiting the Colonels to just 157 yards in the contest. A key to this victory was Highlands causing five Covington Catholic turnovers. Quarterback Clay Cecil and running back Josh Conner both rushed for 77 yards in the game. This loss dropped Covington Catholic to a final record of 5-7. With this win, the Bluebirds advance to the Class 5A regional final playoff game. Highlands' 2007 final varsity district record: 6-0. Highlands' 2007 varsity record to-date: 12-0.

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