Sunday, October 5, 2008

Highlands Travels West and Defeats Hopkinsville

2008 Week Six: Highlands 48 Hopkinsville 21
Date/Time: Saturday, October 4 at 3:00PM
Location: Hopkinsville

Fort Thomas Highlands defeated Kentucky Class 5A Hopkinsville 48-21 to move to 5-1 on the season. This game marks the farthest west that Highlands has ever traveled to play a football game. Hopkinsville entered the game with a record of 2-3. The Bluebirds again rested star running back Josh Conner, but running back Clint Crawford returned to action and rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Oliver Head scored three touchdowns (two rushing and one receiving) in the contest. Quarterback Tony Guidugli was 8-of-14 passing for 150 yards. Linebacker Michael Laber returned an interception 22 yards for a touchdown.

Also, the Highlands JV team defeated the Cincinnati Withrow JV team 25-14. The game was played on Monday, October 6 at 6:00PM, at Cincinnati Withrow. The Highlands freshman team defeated the Campbell County freshman squad 21-15. The game was played on Thursday, October 2 at 6:00PM, at Highlands.

Highlands' 2008 freshman record to-date: 5-0. Highlands' 2008 JV record to-date: 4-2. Highlands' 2008 varsity district record to-date: 3-0. Highlands' 2008 varsity overall record to-date: 5-1.

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