Saturday, October 24, 2009

Highlands Wraps Up District Play

2009 Week Ten: Highlands 67 Scott 20
Date/Time: Friday, October 23 at 7:00PM
Location: Highlands

Fort Thomas Highlands completed district play for the 2009 regular season, easily handling Scott 67-20 to move to 9-0 on the year. Senior Will Bardo, who was injured in the Cincinnati Saint Xavier game, returned to action as a return specialist and running back. He accounted for 71 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns, to go along with a 50-yard kick return. Running back Jordan Streeter amassed 73 yards and running back Tyler Fennell rushed for 53 yards in the contest. With Highlands up big early in the game, several Highlands JV players saw considerable action; running back Jake True led all Bluebirds with 85 yards on the ground. Quarterback Patrick Towles completed 7 of his 12 passing attempts for 93 yards and a touchdown pass. He also had a rushing touchdown in the game.

Also, the Highlands JV team defeated the Scott County JV team 38-14. The game was played at Highlands on Saturday, October 24 at 11:00AM. The Highlands freshman team won a first-round northern Kentucky freshman large-school playoff game, defeating the Simon Kenton freshman team 30-20. This playoff game was played on Thursday, October 22 at 6:00PM, and was played at Highlands. The Highlands freshman team will play the Covington Catholic freshman team for the 2009 northern Kentucky freshman large-school championship. This game will be held at Highlands on Thursday, October 29 at 6:00PM.

- Highlands' 2009 varsity record: 9-0 (3-0 in district play - final)
- Highlands' 2009 JV record: 7-1
- Highlands' 2009 freshman record: 6-2

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