Letcher Central 4-0 for first time in school history
Letcher Central quarterback Carson Adams ran for a pair of touchdowns and passed for another to rally the Cougars to a thrilling 24-7 win over the Harlan County Black Bears in the 14th annual Coal Bowl played at Cougar Field.
Letcher Central improved to 4-0 for the first time in school history and won in the Coal Bowl for the first time since 2014.
Adams had TD runs of one and six yards and tossed a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jonah little with less than four minutes left.
Harlan County, now 1-3, scored in the opening period on DeMarco Hopkins’ 26-yard TD run.
LCC running back Hayden Brashear capped the scoring with a one-yard run with 90 seconds left.
Letcher Central will host Clay County on Oct. 9 at Cougar Field.
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
HC (1-3)…..7 0 0 0 – 7
LC (2-2).…..0 0 6 18 – 24
HC – Demarco Hopkins, 26-yard run (Jordan Steele), 3:38
LC – Carson Adams, 1-yard run (run failed), 10:04
LC – Carson Adams, 6-yard run (run failed), 8:57
LC – Jonah Little, 25 -yard pass from Carson Adams (run failed), 3:44
LC – Hayden Brashear, 1-yard run (kick blocked), 1:35
Next up: Letcher Central (4-0) vs. Clay County (2-2); 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9.