Huntington High holds off Belfry

August 25, 2018


The Herald-Dispatch BELFRY, Ky. — Huntington High won a hard-fought game against Belfry, 17-9, Friday night in the Pike County Bowl football season opener at CAM Stadium.

Isaiah Carpenter’s 33-yard field goal with 2:41 remaining provided the Highlanders with a cushion and put the pressure on Belfry to make a final push. The Highlanders made a defensive stand and took the ball back with 1:13 to go.

Belfry had clawed to within 14-9 with 9:01 left on Grayson Cook’s 29-yard field goal.

Touchdown runs by Ty Wilcoxon and Bryce Damous gave Huntington High the halftime lead, 14-0. Isaac Dixon had a third-quarter scoring run for the Pirates.

For complete coverage of the game that ended at about midnight, check Sunday’s edition of The Herald-Dispatch and www.herald-dispatch.com.

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