HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pirates no match for Maroons in season opener

Belfry ran into a buzz-saw against Class 5A Pulaski County as the Maroons dominated the Pirates, 55-13, in the season opener played on Friday night.

The Pirates were held to 232 total yards on 54 plays and was shutout for better than two and one-half quarters.

Isaac Dixon had 116 yards and two touchdowns on 13 rushes. He had TD runs of 20 and 33 yards.

Running back Zane Hatfield added 55 yards on 10 rushing attempts.

Belfry will next host Covington Catholic (0-1) in the Pike County Bowl this coming Friday night.

At Somerset


BF (0-1)……7    6    0    0 – 13

PC (1-0)……14  21   7  13 – 55


First Quarter

BF – Isaac Dixon, 20-yard run (Aiden McCoy kick), 8:57

PC – Barek Williams, 69-yard pass from Drew Polston (Logan Corson kick), 6:52

PC – Antiono Palmer, 47-yard pass from Drew Polston (Logan Corson), 3:35

Second Quarter

PC – Barek Williams, 11-yard pass from Drew Polston (Logan Corson kick), 10:23

BF – Isaac Dixon, 33-yard run (kick failed), 8:29

PC – Donovan Abbott, 1-yard run (Logan Corson kick), 4:35

PC – Chandler Godby, 8-yard pass from Drew Polston (Logan Corson kick), 3:24

Third Quarter

PC – Aiden Wesley, 1-yard run (Logan Corson kick), 7:03

Fourth Quarter

PC – Antiono Palmer, 70-yard pass from Drew Polston (kick failed), 11:48

PC – Dylan Elliott, scored on a blocked punt (Logan Corson kick), 8:20

Next up: Belfry (0-1) vs. Covington Catholic (0-1), Pike County Bowl, at Belfry, 8:30 pm, Aug 27.