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Bears compile winning record, 10th-best RPI

MORGANTOWN – Butler County compiled a winning record in the 2021 high school football season, concluding its latest gridiron campaign 6-5.

The Bears lost to Owensboro Catholic in the opening round of the KHSAA Class 2A Playoffs. However, Butler County won six of 10 regular season games and showed improvement throughout the 2021 high school football season.  

The Bears claimed wins over Waggener, Breckinridge County, Grayson County, McLean County, Clinton County and Ohio County. 

Butler County dropped games to Owensboro Catholic, Russellville, Hancock County and Todd County Central. 

The Bears, under the direction of head coach Brandon Embry, finished with a .58330 RPI, which ranked 10th in Class 2A.

Quarterback Jagger Henderson led the Bears. Through the air, Henderson completed 124 passes for 1,475 yards and 14 touchdowns. On the ground, Henderson rushed 112 times for 614 yards and nine touchdowns. Henderson ranked second in rushing for the Bears. 

Solomon Flener was Butler County's leading receiver, hauling in 46 receptions for 602 yards and six touchdowns. 

Colton Dunnells paced Butler County on the ground, rushing 135 times for 649 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Leading the Bears defensively, Josh Morris and Landon Binion registered 92 tackles apiece. 

The Bears' 2022 schedule will be finalized and released at a later date. 


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