Bears outlast Hart County, 34-32
MUNFORDVILLE - Determined Butler County prevailed in a 2020 high school football season opener on the road on Friday, Sept. 11, outlasting longtime rival Hart County 34-32.
Familiar foes, Butler County and Hart County swapped leads during the high school football season opener.
Junior quarterback Jagger Henderson led Butler County to the victory. Through the air, Henderson completed 12 of 21 passes for 136 yards and one touchdown. On the ground, Henderson rushed 14 times for 69 yards and one touchdown in the Bears' win.
Butler County amassed 299 yards of total offense in the winning effort.
Senior athlete Josh Morris helped to lead Butler County on the ground, rushing eight times for 66 yards and two touchdowns.
Junior tight end Solomon Flener paced Butler County in receiving, hauling in five receptions for 81 yards and one touchdown.
Senior running back Bryar Beasley was on the receiving end of Henderson's other scoring pass in the Bears' victory.
Henderson completed at least one pass to four different receivers in his 2020 high school football season debut.
The Bears and Raiders matched up evenly in the season opener. Butler County allowed Hart County to gain 299 yards of total offense.
High school football teams from throughout the state competed in season openers on Friday, Sept. 11.
Due back on the field in Week 2, Butler County is scheduled to host McLean County for a home opener on Friday, Sept. 18