, Corbin, KY

Local Sports

October 22, 2012

Redhounds knock off Pike Central 35-14

CORBIN — By Les Dixon / Sports Editor

CORBIN — The Corbin Redhound eighth grade team advanced to the Kentucky State Middle School playoffs regional title game with a 35-14 win Saturday over Pike County Central.

The Redhounds (11-1) got on the scoreboard early in the first quarter (a two-yard run by Tucker Jewell at the 6:19 mark) and never looked back during the 35-14 win.

Corbin racked up more than 200 yards rushing on the ground while Jaxon Stewart and A.J. Moore hooked up with a 21-yard touchdown during the contest.

“We didn’t know a whole lot about them, but we did know they had some good skilled athletes, but I thought, as usual, if we controlled the line of scrimmage we would be successful,” Corbin coach Brent Jackson said.

The Redhound offensive and defensive lines dominated the action throughout the game, as a 66-yard run with midway through the first quarter by Jewell set up a 14-yard touchdown run by Stewart with 3:51 remaining to make the score 14-0.

Stewart’s touchdown pass to Moore (whose interception during the first quarter in the endzone ended a Pike Central drive) increased the Redhound lead to 21-0 in the second quarter.

Drew Carter’s three-yard run with 32 seconds remaining in the first half gave Corbin a commanding 28-0 edge.

“I like the way we jumped out and played well early,” Jackson said. “We got after them and we kind of set the tone with that.”

Pike County Central managed to get on the scoreboard with 18 seconds left in the second quarter thanks to a kick-off return, but Corbin’s Dillon Brock raced 50-yards at the 2:42 mark in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. Pike County scored a touchdown with 36 seconds remaining in the game, but the damage had already been done, as the Redhounds wrapped up the 21-point victory.

“I guess if I had one drawback from this game, it’s that we have to keep coming,” Jackson said. “We’re going to have to face teams that are as big as us and as physical as us upfront and we’ve got to establish the line of scrimmage.

“I tell these guys That’s the main ingredient,” he added. “That opens everything else up. I preached to our kids that it’s one and done and they have to understand that. If we make this thing special and keep going, we’ve got to play every  play and you don’t want to look back and say, ‘what if.’”

Text Only
Local Sports
  • 0721 CORBIN GROUP FOR WEB.jpg What A Run!

    The Corbin Little League All Stars put together an impressive run to the 2014 Little League State Tournament, but all good things must come to an end.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0707 NORTH 11-12s FOR WEB.jpg Fun While It Lasted

    The North Laurel 11-12 year-old All-Stars finished their trip in Central Region play by dropping a 15-0 decision to Missouri’s Webb City Little League.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Knox County put together gutsy run to state

    The Knox County 11-year-old All Stars came in to Monday’s contest with Owensboro Southern knowing that the winner would move on to the semifinals of the state tournament.

    July 23, 2014

  • 0707 NORTH 11-12s FOR WEB.jpg End of the Line

    Recil Jones’ North Laurel 11-12 year-old All-Stars finished their stay in the Central Region Tournament with an 0-3 record after dropping a 9-4 decision to Wisconsin state champion Franklin Little League.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Knox County's state title run comes to an end

    The Knox County 11-year-old All Stars came in to Monday’s contest with Owensboro Southern knowing that the winner would move on to the semifinals of the state tournament.

    July 22, 2014

  • Tripped Up: Tough loss follows Saturday's walk-off win

    By Chris Parsons
    Sports Editor
    BOWLING GREEN — The Corbin Little League All Stars began the 2014 State Tournament with as exciting a finish as any baseball fan could hope for, but struggled on day two, falling to 1-1 after the first two days.

    July 21, 2014

  • Comeback Effort: Knox County recovers from 24-0 loss, grabs 4-2 win in pool play

    By Chris Parsons
    Sports Editor
    BOWLING GREEN — After what could have turned in to a demoralizing 24-0 loss to Eastern to start State Tournament pool play Saturday, the Knox County 11-year-old All Stars recovered nicely Sunday, picking up a 4-2 win over Paintsville.

    July 21, 2014

  • 0702 TEAM JUMP FOR WEB.jpg Ready To Roll

    After a 6-0 run through the loser’s bracket of the District 4 Tournament, the only thing left for the Corbin Little League All Stars to do is pack their bags and get to Bowling Green.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0326 whs tennis.jpg Smashing Win

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Whitley County knocks off B'ville, 7-0

    March 28, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
SEC Times-Tribune