TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local Sports

November 4, 2013

Well-Stated

CMS seventh grade team captures state championship

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Sports Editor

LEXINGTON — The Corbin Middle School seventh grade football team came into Sunday's state championship game against Bowling Green expecting a battle.

That's exactly what the Redhounds got for two quarters before eventually pulling away for the 28-6 win in the state finals.

Head coach Wendell Foley said before the game that any mistakes at all would cost either team and fortunately enough for him and his team, very few were made in the contest.

“Our kids did what we've done all year long,” Foley said. “We've won 15 football games this season by just going out and taking control of the game and that's what we did today.

“Our kids did a good job of executing and they made plays for us,” he added. “Bowling Green is a really nice team, but we kind of owed them one from 2008, so it was good to get the win.”

After both teams went scoreless for the first seven minutes, Corbin took the lead late in the second quarter and never looked back.

Corbin’s Devyn Sams put his team on the scoreboard when he found the end zone from 11 yards out, staking the Redhounds to a 6-0 lead at halftime.

The Redhounds wasted no time adding to the lead in the third quarter when Cameron Maguet broke free for a 50-yard touchdown run with 5:25 to play in the period. Corbin stretched the lead to 14-0 after Chase Estep caught a pass from Noah Taylor to complete the two-point conversion.

Maguet led the Redhounds with 108 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 10 carries in the game.

Corbin took advantage of good field position after a botched punt attempt by the Purples, scoring on just three plays (four-yard touchdown run by Maguet) to extend the lead to 22-0 with 1:16 to play in the third quarter.

The lead grew after Corbin caught the Purples off guard and successfully executed an onside kick at midfield. Grant Gibson scored from one yard out to cap the 49-yard drive, stretching the gap to 28-0 with 4:53 to play in the contest

Bowling Green managed to get on the scoreboard when Miles Smith caught a 13-yard touchdown pass, trimming the gap to 28-6.

Corbin ran the clock out after they recovered the Purples' onside kick attempt, giving Foley his third state title as a coach.

“There are 70-year-old men coaching that have never had the opportunity to even coach in one of these games,” Foley said. “This my third time winning it as a coach, so I consider myself extremely blessed.

“All of the credit goes to the players and coaches I've been surrounded by, because they're what makes these wins possible,” he added.

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • 0423 chs Peyton Buford.jpg Two-for-Two

    After losing four straight games just two weeks ago, the Corbin Redhounds have bounced back to win seven of their last eight, including back-to-back district wins over the South Laurel Cardinals.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roberts steps down as Corbin volleyball coach

    Her time at the helm of the Corbin Lady Redhounds volleyball program may not have been a very long one, but the past three years have been successful for Liberty Roberts.

    April 23, 2014

  • Williamsburg, Corbin bring home SEKC track titles

    The Corbin High School boys track team brought home a first place finish at the Southeast Kentucky Conference (SEKC) meet at Knox Central, finishing with a team score of 152.

    April 23, 2014

  • Lady Cards cruise past Southwestern, 11-1

    The red-hot South Laurel Lady Cardinals keep rolling along, winning their ninth game in a row by upending visiting Southwestern Tuesday, 11-1, in six innings.

    April 23, 2014

  • 0422 nlhs Olivia Miller.jpg North No-No

    Mikayla Vires continues to mow down opponents as she recorded a no-hitter during North Laurel’s 10-0 rout of Somerset Tuesday.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Colonels pick up first district win of season

    The Whitley County Colonels picked up their first district win of the season with a 9-2 victory over the visiting Williamsburg Yellow Jackets on Monday.

    April 22, 2014

  • Winning Streak

    North Laurel senior Austin Thompson clubbed a home run while driving in two runs during a 2-for-4 effort to lead his Jaguars to their fourth straight win on Monday, defeating McCreary Central, 12-0.

    April 22, 2014

  • Corbin rolls past B'ville

    Chris Hart’s Corbin Lady Redhounds didn’t waste any time taking control of their game against Barbourville.

    April 22, 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
U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' Obama to Oso: We'll Be Here As Long As It Takes Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
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