LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – As the weather gets colder, the high school football season nears its end as the third round of the playoffs took place Friday night in Kentucky.
In Class 2A, Lexington Christian Academy won its second straight region championship with a 49-21 home win over Owensboro Catholic. The Eagles have been ranked as the No. 1 team in the state all season long and improve to 13-0. They host Middlesboro, also 12-0, next week in the Final Four.
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In Class 4A, Boyle Co. continued its state title defense with a 51-14 win over Scott, claiming its fifth straight region championship. The Rebels, also nicknamed “Title Town,” are ranked No. 1 in the state with just one loss this season, against Lexington Christian. They host Logan Co. next week in the Final Four.
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In Class 5A, Frederick Douglass has proven in just five seasons as a school that its football program can go toe-to-toe with any other in the state. A 37-6 win over Southwestern gives them their third region title in the five seasons as a team. Their only loss this year was to Boyle Co. They host Owensboro next week in the Final Four.
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Also in Class 5A, Woodford Co. took down Covington Catholic, 28-14 to earn a spot in the Final Four. They will host South Warren next week.
In Class 6A, Madison Central continued its impressive postseason run with a 43-7 win over Dunbar. They hit the road next week to face St. Xavier in the Final Four.
Also in Class 4A, Franklin Co. beat Allen Co. -Scottsville by a score of 49-12 to keep its season alive. They travel to Johnson Central in next week’s Final Four.