HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Francis powers Hornets past Bobcats

Phelps quarterback Dominick Francis rushed 16 times for 269 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 108 yards and two other scores as the Hornets rolled to a 54-26 road win over Betsy Layne on Friday night.

Running Seth Mayhorn added 112 yards on the ground and had three touchdowns as Phelps moved to 1-2. Christian Land rushed for another score.

Receiver Cainan Land hauled in four passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns

Landon Dotson had 12 tackles, including three sacks while Steven Layne finished with 10. Bryson Locklear and Francis each recovered a fumble. Mayhorn picked off one pass.

Phelps will next play host to Pikeville (3-0) on Oct.. 9. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Betsy Layne (0-3) will host East Carter (2-1) on Oct. 2.Kickoff is set for 7:30.