LIVE UPDATES: Lawrence County beats Raiders 42-21

Posted on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:30 pm

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First quarter

Red Raider tailback Reece Pratt plowed into end zone from near the goal line on the Raiders’ opening drive to put the Raiders up 6-0. David Morgan’s extra point was blocked.

The Raiders had another scoring opportunity on a 38-yard field goal attempt but Morgan’s try was blocked. The Raiders lead 6-0 after one quarter.

Second quarter

Lawrence County quarterback AJ Long connects with Hunter Smith on 34-yard slant rout on first play of the second quarter. Extra point gives Wildcats 7-6 lead.

33-yard run by Lawrence County’s Marquis Lockridge to push Lawrence County lead to 14-6 with 7:16 remaining in first half.

Red Raider David Morgan hits 31 yard field goal to cut into lead. Raiders trail 14-9 late in the first half.

Lawrence County’s Hunter Smith returns ensuing kickoff 97 yards to push lead back to 21-9 with 2:26 to play in first half.

Raider quarterback Peyton Meeker hooks up with Christopher Vaughn from 59 yards out on slant rout for a score. Raiders opt for 2-point try trailing by only six and it fails. Raiders trail 21-15 late in first half.

Third Quarter

Lawrence County’s Clint Brewer breaks 33 yard touchdown run on first drive of second half. Extra point puts Lawrence County up 28-15 with 9 minutes left in the third quarter.

Raider David Keith picks off pass for second time tonight to squash Lawrence County scoring threat. Raiders still trailing 28-15 late in third quarter.

Another score  for Lawrence County. Wildcats lead 35-15 entering fourth quarter.

Fourth Quarter

Long touchdown pass connection to Hunter Smith puts Lawrence County up 42-15 after extra point.

Meeker connects with Garrett Eldridge from 13 yards out to trim deficit to 42-20 with five seconds to play. Two point conversion throw incomplete.

Final: Lawrence County 42, Red Raiders 21

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