FLOYD COUNTY – Three of Floyd County’s four high school school football teams will hit the road for away games on Friday, Sept. 11. Allen Central, Betsy Layne and South Floyd are all set to travel for away games.
A look at the games involving the Rebels, Bobcats and Raiders follows.
Allen Central at Jenkins: Allen Central is set to visit Jenkins for an non-district game. The Rebels are 1-1 after shutting out Phelps in a season-opener and dropping a game to Morgan County. Allen Central hosted each of its first two games in the 2015 season.
Dominating in a season-opener on Aug. 21, Allen Central blanked Phelps 56-0.
But the Rebels fell to a much-improved Morgan County team last week. Visiting Morgan County topped the Rebels 34-6 on Friday, Sept. 4.
Jenkins is 0-2 after suffering two losses during the last two Fridays in August.
Recent opponents McCreary Central and Ridgeview, Va. combined to outscore Jenkins 111-14.
Kickoff for the Allen Central-Jenkins football game is set for 7:30 p.m. in Jenkins.
Betsy Layne at Magoffin County: Betsy Layne is 0-3 early in its latest season but will have an opportunity to notch a win over another winless team on Friday, Sept,. 11 when it visits Magoffin County.
The Bobcats have dropped games to county rival South Floyd, Morgan County and Sheldon Clark. In three games, opponents have outscored Betsy Layne 155-26.
Reigning Class 3A, District 7 champion Magoffin County has lost games to Leslie County, Estill County and Shelby Valley, Opponents have outscored the Hornets 134-15.
Kickoff for the Betsy Layne-Magoffin County football game is set for 7:30 p.m. in Salyersville.
South Floyd at Knott County Central: Under the direction of new head coach Chad Hall, South Floyd is 1-1 through its first two games.
South Floyd has yet to play on the road in the 2015 season.
The Raiders beat Betsy Layne 38-20 on Aug. 21 in a season-opener. Harlan, however, pulled away to defeat South Floyd on Aug. 28.
The Raiders were off last week.
Knott County Central is 1-1 after defeating East Ridge and losing to Leslie County.
The Patriots were also off last week.
Kickoff for the South Floyd-Knott County Central football game is set for 7:30 p.m. in Hindman.
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.