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Bobcats roll past Knott Central

Steve LeMaster slemaster@civitasmedia.com

September 25, 2013

BETSY LAYNE - Betsy Layne continued to dominate on Friday night, defeating Knott County Central 50-6 on Homecoming Night to move to 4-0.


In four games, Betsy Layne has outscored opponents 199-12. The Bobcats also own lopsided wins over Phelps, Sheldon Clark and Allen Central.


Knott County Central, which had a two-game winning streak snapped, slipped to 2-2 after suffering the setback.


Betsy Layne head coach Jonathan Parsons was quick to give credit to his team.


“The team battled through a tough Knott County Central team,” Parsons said. “Any win is a great feeling and especially on Homecoming. The team is getting better each week, which is important for district play.”


Betsy Layne senior quarterback Dylan Hamilton completed 20 of 20 passes for 383 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions in the non-district game versus Knott County Central.


Peyton Case led Betsy Layne in receiving, reeling in six catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns.


Blake Spencer grabbed four receptions for 100 yards and one touchdown for the Bobcats.


Two other receivers, Dustin Rogers and Dylan Meade, also had one touchdown catch each for the Betsy Layne football team.


The Bobcats rushed for 116 yards against the Knott County Central defense. Joshua Murphy led Betsy Layne on the ground, rushing four times for 50 yards and one touchdown.


Zach Bowens rushed twice for 22 yards and one touchdown as the Bobcats rolled.


Blake Spencer led the Betsy Layne defensive effort with 13 tackles. Zach Bowens and Blake Rose registered seven tackles apiece for the Bobcats.


Betsy Layne will open district play this Friday night when it entertains Prestonsburg. Kickoff for the Betsy Layne-Prestonsburg football game is set for 7:30 p.m.