TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local Sports

August 27, 2012

Second Half Woes

LCA outscores Redhounds, 14-0 during second half action

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

CORBIN — What a difference a week makes.

The Corbin Redhounds were able to stand up in the face of adversity last week against George Rogers Clark en route to a 14-13 victory, but week two’s match-up against Lexington Christian Academy was another story.

The Redhounds failed to capitalize on three separate occasions inside the red zone as they were handed a 21-14 loss in the Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic Saturday.

“We just didn’t capitalize in the second half.” Jewell said. “We had the ball inside the 15-yard line three times and we were unable to punch it in.

“I felt like some of the kids kept plugging and some of them didn’t fight as hard as they did last week,” he added. “Last week we were able fight through it and this week we didn’t and I think that’s a maturity thing. I think as we start to mature as a football team, we’ll be able to overcome things like that.”

LCA struck first on its first drive as Dima Ballard hit Justin King for an 82-yard touchdown to put the Eagles on top 7-0 with just under four minutes gone by in the first quarter.

It took the Redhounds until 2:13 to play in the second quarter to find the end zone when Matt Jewell scored from one-yard out to tie things up at seven apiece after Austin O’neill recovered an LCA fumble at the 19-yard line.

O’neill came up big on the next defensive possession as well. After disrupting consecutive pass attempts, he intercepted Ballard at LCA’s 48-yard line, setting up a six-play drive that ended when Hunter Grubb caught a 28-yard pass from Taylor Waddle to put Corbin on top 14-7 at the half.

The Eagles came out firing in the second half though.

On their second drive out of the break, Ballard and King hooked up again, this time from 74-yards out to tie the game at 14 apiece with 8:14 to play in the third quarter.

Then, as if he hadn’t done enough, King intercepted a pass by Waddle, returning it 30 yards for a touchdown to put the Eagles on top for good, 21-14.

The Redhounds had plenty of chances to tie the game in the fourth quarter. On separate occasions, Corbin had first goal from the eight, and first and 10 from the Eagles 20-yard line, but couldn’t make the best of it.

After forcing LCA to punt with 1:20 to play in the game, penalties pushed the Redhounds back to first and 25 after an unsportsmanlike conduct. Corbin turned the ball over on downs with :42 to play and the Eagles took a knee to end things at 21-14.

In all, Corbin gained 116 yards on the ground on 48 carries, while passing for 103 on 7-of-16 pass attempts.

Corbin falls to 1-1 on the season and will pay a visit to Tates Creek Friday. The Commodores lost to Harlan County, 65-54, this past week.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • 0418 SLHS Brittany Vandeventer.jpg Driver's Seat

    The South Laurel Lady Cardinals escaped with a 4-3 victory over the Corbin Lady Redhounds after an exciting play at the plate that secured them the win.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jaguars split home contest with Middlesboro

    The North Laurel boys and girls tennis teams had mixed results when Middlesboro paid a visit.

    April 18, 2014

  • 0418 CHS Baseball.jpg Still Rolling

    For the third time in a row the Corbin Redhounds were winners on Thursday night, this time defeating the Barbourville Tigers 8-0 in 13th Region basbeball action.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0418 SLHS Braden Miller.jpg South Laurel picks up 9-4 win over Panthers

    South Laurel’s Braden Miller came through in a big way during the Cardinals’ 9-4 win over Knox Central Thursday.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0319 chs Hannah Hart.jpg Season taking shape

    After seeing some impressive baseball, and softball games this past week, this I know — they’re only a handful of teams that will make a run for both the 13th Region baseball and softball titles.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ready for Action

    Seventy-five years is a long time, but in baseball years it seems like days.

    April 17, 2014

  • 0331 Fear Les Diamond Ratings.jpg Fear 'Les' Diamond Rankings

    The Lady Cardinals have recovered nicely after a loss to North Laurel by defeating Johnson Central, South Oldham and Whitley County.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Net Gains

    The North Laurel Lady Jaguars managed to pick up two wins the past couple of days with victories over both Harlan and Rockcastle County while the Jaguar tennis team also picked up a victory over the Green Dragons.

    April 16, 2014

  • 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
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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