P’burg finalizes scrimmage


By Steve LeMaster - slemaster@civitasmedia.com



Bailey Slone (4) and his Prestonsburg football teammates are scheduled to take the field for a preseason scrimmage on Aug. 12.


PRESTONSBURG – The Prestonsburg High School football program has finalized its preseason scrimmage for Aug. 12. Knott County Central, Powell County and Letcher County Central will visit Prestonsburg for a highly-anticipated four-team preseason event.

The Prestonsburg-hosted scrimmage is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

Matchups for the first 45 minutes of the scrimmage will be as follows: Knott County Central vs. Prestonsburg (school endzone); Powell County vs. Letcher County Central (scoreboard endzone).

Matchups for the second 45 minutes of the preseason event will be as follows: Prestonsburg vs. Powell County (scoreboard endzone); Letcher County Central vs. Knott County Central (school endzone).

Following a 10 minute break, all four teams will participate in a down and distance session. The schedule for the down and distance session follows.

Defense 1: Powell County vs. Letcher County Central, Knott County Central, Prestonsburg.

Defense 2: Prestonsburg vs. Knott County Central, Letcher County Central, Powell County.

Defense 3: Letcher County Central vs. Prestonsburg, Knott County Central, Powell County.

Defense 4: Knott County Central vs. Pretsonsburg, Powell County, Letcher County Central.

During the down and distance session, a defense will stay on the field to face all three teams. The offensive unit that starts the series will remain on the field until stopped on downs, scoring a touchdown or turning the football over at which point the next offense will take the field to play based on the above schedule.

Bailey Slone (4) and his Prestonsburg football teammates are scheduled to take the field for a preseason scrimmage on Aug. 12.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_P-burgFootball.jpgBailey Slone (4) and his Prestonsburg football teammates are scheduled to take the field for a preseason scrimmage on Aug. 12.

By Steve LeMaster

slemaster@civitasmedia.com

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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