Sunday, December 14, 2008

Bluebirds Handle Whitley County to Advance to State Finals

2008 Playoff Week Four: Highlands 42 Whitley County 16
Kentucky Class 5A Playoffs - State Semifinal
Date/Time: Friday, December 5 at 7:30PM
Location: Whitley County

Fort Thomas Highlands defeated host Whitley County 42-16 to advance to the Class 5A state title game. Both teams entered the game with 12-1 records. Quarterback Tony Guidugli maintained his level of postseason excellence, completing 70% of his passing attempts, throwing for one score and running for two touchdowns. Running backs Clint Crawford and Josh Conner each scored a rushing touchdown in the contest, and kick returner Austin Collinsworth returned a kickoff for a score. Highlands' defense forced Whitley County to commit five turnovers in the game.

Highlands' 2008 final freshman record: 8-2. Highlands' 2008 final JV record: 7-3. Highlands' 2008 final varsity district record: 4-0. Highlands' 2008 varsity overall record to-date: 13-1.

No comments: