HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Late TD lifts Blackcats past Jaguars


Prestonsburg erased a 12-point deficit with less than 10 minutes to play to knock off Floyd Central, 26-24, snapping a three-game losing streak in the series on the road Friday night.

Running back Brant George rushed for two second-half touchdowns, including the game winner with 1 minute, 19 seconds remaining.

Running back Ethan Jarvis finished with 166 yards on 12 carries to lead the ground game. Carter Akers added 67 yards and one score on nine carries. Jackson Shannon added a touchdown run.

Floyd Central was led on the ground by Blake Adams with 100 yards on 23 rushes.

Sheston Johnson, Max Martin and John Johnson each added a rushing touchdown.

Prestonsburg won its third straight game and moved to 3-2 while the Jaguars fell to 0-5.

At Langley


PB (3-2)….0  6  6 

FC (0-5)….8  8  0 


First Quarter

FC – Sheston Johnson, 25-yard run (Sheston Johnson run), 4:03

Second Quarter

PB – Jackson Shannon, 19-yard run (conversion failed, 4:57

FC – John Johnson, 1-yard run (Max Martin run), :07

Third Quarter

PB – Brant George, 10-yard run (conversion failed), 8:57

Fourth Quarter

FC – Max Martin, 1-yard run (Wesley Prater run), 9:50

PB – Carter Akers, 13-yard run (Ethan Jarvis run), 8:44

PB – Brant George, 4-yard run (kick failed), 1:19

Next up: Prestonsburg (3-2) vs. East Ridge (3-2); Floyd Central (0-5) vs. Pike Central (1-4), 7:30 pm, Sept.24.