Perry falls to Whitley 47-28 on the road
by Tony McGuire
On Friday, the Perry County Central Commodores took their three game winning streak to Whitley County where they took on the Colonels. The Commodores were able to keep the game close in the first half, but fell on hard times in the second, succumbing by the score of 47-28.
The game was nip-and-tuck throughout the first half, with the Commodores holding a slight advantage early. Later in the half, Whitley County went on top and then went into the locker room with the 25-22 lead.
Whitley County came out of the locker room, and put the first touchdown on the board, giving them the 33-22 lead. The Colonels would not look back.
Perry Central had but one lone touchdown in the second half, and eventually gave up the win by the final score of 47-28. The loss drops the Commodores record to 3-4 on the season.
Perry Central stats: Rushing: Devan Brewer 2 for 3 yards, Seth Napier 1 for 3 yards, Austin Pray 17 for 128 yards and 1 td, Nathan Pray 2 for 13 yards and Kegan Robinson 6 for 25 yards. Passing: Austin Pray 13 of 18 for 175 yards and 3 tds. Receiving: Devan Brewer 1 for 5 yards, Tyler Fugate 1 for 27 yards and 1 td, Nathan Pray 8 for 109 yards and 2 tds, Robert McClain 1 for 2 yards, Seth Napier 1 for 18 yards, and Kegan Robinson 1 for 4 yards. Fumble recoveries: Derrick Luttrell 1. Tackles: Darien Bauer 6, Devan Brewer 3, Tyler Fugate 5, Josh Garry 8, Rickey Gibson 3, Derrick Luttrell 2, Daniel Messer 15, Austin Pray 2, Kegan Robinson 5, Harvey Sebastian 1, Robert McClain 9, Willie Oden 1, Nathan Pray 8, Joey Sams 8 and Cody Taylor 14.
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