2008 Preseason Week One - Scrimmage
Highlands 6 Touchdowns
Beechwood 0 Touchdowns
(Mixed 10 and 10/Game Format)
Defending Kentucky Class 5A state champion Highlands defeated Beechwood by an unofficial score of 6 touchdowns - 0 touchdowns in a mixed 10 and 10/game format. The scrimmage was held Friday, August 15 at 7:30PM at Beechwood. This score roughly translates to a "real game" score of 42-0. Quarterback Tony Guidugli passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third score, and the Bluebirds' ground game picked up where it left off in 2007, with running backs Josh Conner and Clint Crawford leading the way. Highlands' defense held defending Kentucky Class 1A state champion Beechwood scoreless in the contest.
Highlands concludes the 2008 preseason on Friday, August 22, when the Bluebirds travel to Louisville to take on Class 6A power Louisville Male at 7:00PM. Male lost to Tennessee power Franklin 47-34 in preseason week one. The Highlands-Male scrimmage will be played under a game format.