Gavin Wimsatt threw three touchdown passes to Treyvon Tinlsey and Cameron Thompson rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown as visiting Owensboro defeated Graves County 27-8 in a Class 5-A district football battle on Friday night in Mayfield.

The Red Devils (7-1, 4-0 district) were in a dogfight throughout the first half, taking only a 13-8 lead to the locker room at halftime.

"This is always a very tough place to play and Graves County is a gritty team," OHS head coach Jay Fallin said. "The guys had a really great team effort, and Treyvon Tinlsey made a couple of very nice touchdown receptions that stretched it out a little for us in the second half.

"Cameron Thompson ran the ball well and, once again, we got another great defensive effort."

The Red Devils, ranked No. 6 in Class 5-A, finished with 347 yards of total offense, compared to 326 for the Eagles, who slipped to 4-4 overall and 3-1 within the district.

Wimsatt finished 17-of-33 through the air for 187 yards and three TDs. Thompson scored on a 34-yard run.

Owensboro returns to district action next Friday when it plays host to Grayson County at Rash Stadium.


Apollo rallied from a two-touchdown deficit by scoring the game's final 21 points in a gritty Class 6-A district comeback victory over the Marshals at Carroll Traylor Stadium in Draffenville.

The Eagles got a game-winning 73-yard TD pass from sophomore quarterback Chase Rhinerson to Brandon Husk with 57 seconds left.

The win lifted the Eagles to 3-5 overall and 1-2 in district play.

Apollo was paced by junior running back Harold Hogg, who scored four touchdowns on runs of 22, 3, 50, and 55 yards.

The contest was deadlocked 14-14 at intermission.

Apollo is scheduled to play host to arch-rival Daviess County next Friday in a 6-A clash.

Marshall County (2-6, 0-4) suffered its fourth consecutive defeat.


McLean County's Wing-T attack rushed for 325 yards and five touchdowns in a convincing Class 2-A victory at Elkton.

Andrew Munster rushed for a pair of first-quarter touchdowns and finished with 93 yards on the ground.

Peyton Caraway, who rushed for 75 yards, scored on a 32-yard run and also connected with Brady Dame for an 83-yard touchdown pass.

The Cougars also got a 31-yard TD run from Connor Baldwin and a 28-yard scoring scamper from Landen Capps.

McLean County (4-4. 2-1) rolled up 428 yards of total offense, while limiting the Rebels to 323 -- including just 121 on the ground.

Defensively for MCHS, Capps and Dame had interceptions and Wesley Wells made a fumble recovery.

The Cougars are on the road next Friday, challenging Hancock County in Hawesville.

Todd County Central (6-3, 1-3), which has dropped three of its last four games, is idle next week before closing out the regular season Nov. 1 at Crittenden County.


Ohio County went on the road and upset Grayson County in a Class 5-A district matchup in Leitchfield.

The victory snapped a two-game losing streak for the Eagles, who improved to 3-5 in all games and 1-3 against district competition.

Grayson County, which opened the season with six consecutive victories, has now lost back-to-back district games, slipping to 6-2 overall and 2-2 in district play.

Both teams remain in district play next Friday, with Ohio County visiting Breckinridge County and Grayson County playing at Owensboro.


Muhlenberg County got a big Class 5-A district road victory in Harned, defeating the homestanding Fighting Tigers in an eight-point decision.

The Mustangs, snapping a two-game losing skid, improved to 3-5 overall and 2-2 versus district competition, while Breckinridge County fell to 4-4 in all games and is winless in four district encounters.

Muhlenberg County now gears up for a two-game homestand to close out the regular season -- hosting Graves County in a district matchup next Friday, before playing host to the Bombers of Ballard Memorial on Nov. 1.

Breckinridge County remains at home next week to face Ohio County in a 5-A district game.

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