Class 4A State championship

By: 
Teddy Paynter

Here is how Johnson Central and Franklin-Simpson reached the Class 4A state championship game:

 

Johnson Central (12-2)

 

vs. Franklin-Simpson (11-3)

 

Date: Dec. 2

 

Site: Kroger Field, Lexington

 

Kickoff: 4:30 p.m.

 

Radio: 98.9 FM

 

Coaches: Jim Matney (Johnson Central); Doug Preston (Franklin-Simpson)

 

Players to Watch: RB Blake Gamble, RB Devin Johnson (Johnson Central); RB Tre Bass, RB Saul Brady (Franklin-Simpson)

 

Road to the Finals

 

Johnson Central

 

Golden Eagles 31, Capital, WV 20

 

Golden Eagles 40, Henry Clay 28

 

Golden Eagles 41, So. Charleston, WV 28

 

Golden Eagles 42, Moore 8

 

Golden Eagles 58, Boyd County 0

 

Golden Eagles 59, East Carter 0

 

Golden Eagles 51, Greenup County 14

 

Golden Eagles 61, Rowan County 7

 

Ashland-Blazer 21, Golden Eagles 18

 

Belfry 35, Johnson Central 19

 

Post-Season

 

Golden Eagles 43, Mason County 0

 

Golden Eagles 64, Scott 16

 

Golden Eagles 54, Ashland Blazer 27

 

Golden Eagles 43, Wayne County 24

 

Franklin-Simpson

 

Elizabethtown 55, Wildcats 23

 

Wildcats 48, Monroe County 0

 

South Warren 36, Wildcats 7

 

Wildcats 63, Greenwood 7

 

Meade County 24, Wildcats 21

 

Wildcats 35, Glasgow 19

 

Wildcats 30, Allen-Co.-Scottsville 7

 

Wildcats 50, Warren Central 0

 

Wildcats 45, Warren East 14

 

Wildcats 55, Russellville 6

 

Post-Season

 

Wildcats 43, Hopkins Co. Central 6

 

Wildcats 62, Madisonville-N Hkns. 6

 

Wildcats 35, Hopkinsville 20

 

Wildcats 42, Collins 38