Bears fall behind early, lose to Grayson County
MORGANTOWN - Butler County fell behind early and couldn't overcome its slow start as visiting Grayson County pulled away to win 36-6 in Week 4 of the 2020 high school football season on Friday, Oct. 2.
The Cougars and Bears met for a non-district high school football matchup.
Butler County dropped to 1-3 with the loss.
With the win, Grayson County moved to 4-0.
The Cougars secured a lead early and gradually pulled away to win. Grayson County led 23-0 at halftime.
Excelling offensively, Grayson County piled up 418 yards. The Cougars led 36-0 before the Bears scored.
Cadan Woodcock led Grayson County, rushing 23 times for 278 yards and one touchdown.
Quarterback Kaylor Decker rushed three times for 29 yards in the Cougars' victory.
Chipping in on the ground for Grayson County, Mason Miller rushed three times for seven yards and one touchdown.
Levi Martin paced Grayson County through the air, completing one pass for a 67-yard touchdown.
Decker completed three of five passes for 27 yards for Grayson County in the winning effort.
Hunter Tomes was Grayson County's leading receiver, reeling in two receptions for 83 yards and one touchdown.
Junior quarterback Jagger Henderson scored Butler County's only touchdown, reaching the endzone on a rushing attempt late in the fourth quarter. Butler County's two-point conversion run attempt following Henderson's rushing touchdown was unsuccessful.
Butler County is scheduled to visit Todd County Central for a Class 2A, District 2 game on Friday, Oct. 9.