Three Hornets players scored two touchdowns each as the Hancock County 8th grade football team won 42-0 over Edmonson County on September 20 at Brownsville. The team is now 8-0 and will host the GRVC conference championship at Schafer–Glover Field Thursday.
Tyce Boling got the offensive party started with a 35-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Graham Shearn chipped the 2-point conversion before breaking free for a 50-yard TD run. Dylan Mucker scored the conversion and the Hornets led 16-0.
Kyle Anderson scored two second quarter TDs on matching runs of 13 yards. Brady Eubanks added a conversion run and the halftime score was 30-0.
Shearn led the rushing attack with 123 yards on four carries. Boling gained 89 yards on four runs, Anderson ran three times for 36 yards, Mucker gained 25 yards on four tries, and Eubanks had two carries for three yards.
Mucker made 11 total tackles and Eubanks made nine stops with one QB sack. Shearn had six tackles and a fumble recovery, Nolan Ashworth made five stops, Brayden Roberts and Anderson had four each, Yanez had three tackles and two QB sacks, Quaid Estes made three stops, Camdon Garrison, Denarius Majors and Blake Haycraft made two each, Grant Smith had a tackle and a sack, and Ian Rust, Boling, Landon Hendricks, Jon McFarling, Keegan French and Ashton Vogt all had one tackle each.
By Steve Wimmer