BELFRY, Ky. – Belfry Middle School improved to 6-0 on the season as they beat visiting Pike Central 29-6 Tuesday night at Vipperman Stadium.
The Pirates led 7-0 after one quarter and 14-0 at the half. Belfry went up 22-0 after three quarters and coasted to the win.
The Pirates controlled the field with great kicking by Austin Woolum, who also went 3-for-3 on extra points. Woolum pinned the Hawks inside the 10-yard line twice on kickoffs.
Belfry Middle got rushing touchdowns from Andrew Fletcher and Ray Horton in the first half. Cole Bentley caught a 19-yard TD pass from Cameron Catron.
Catron had an interception and returned it 60 yards to end the first half. He also went 1-2 for 19 yards.
Kaleb Whitt got a safety and Catron scored from 45 yards out in the 4th quarter.
BMS had a balanced rushing attack with seven players getting positive rushing yards.
The leading tacklers for the Pirates were Bentley with 8, Mikie Sesco 4, Whitt 4, Austin Hall 4 and several players with three stops. The coaching staff said it was another team effort on defense for BMS.
“The game was won in the trenches with our line showed their strength,” said one coach. BMS runs the same offense as Belfry High School. The high school coaching staff was at the game to watch some of the future Pirates play.
The BMS Pirates play Ashland this Saturday at home. It will be homecoming and kickoff is scheduled for 11 a.m.