Sunday, December 14, 2008

Highlands Captures Regional Title

2008 Playoff Week Three: Highlands 35 Johnson Central 21
Kentucky Class 5A Playoffs - Regional Final
Date/Time: Friday, November 28 at 7:30PM
Location: Johnson Central

Highlands traveled deep into eastern Kentucky and defeated Johnson Central 35-21 to win the Class 5A, Region 3 championship. The game was tied 7-7 at halftime, but the Bluebirds made some big plays in the second half to pull away from the Golden Eagles. Both teams entered the contest with matching 11-1 records. Quarterback Tony Guidugli completed 80% of his passing attempts and threw three touchdown passes in the game. Defensive lineman Kody Rosenhagen recovered a fumble and returned it 75 yards for a touchdown. Also, running back Josh Conner scored on a 42-yard touchdown run.

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: 12-1.

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