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HS Football: Bears drop district game to Todd County Central

ELKTON - Butler County came up short on the road as host Todd County Central held on to win 29-22 in a Class 2A, District 2 football game on Friday, Oct. 9. 

With the loss, Butler County dropped to 1-4 overall and 0-3 in Class 2A, District 2. 

Todd County Central improved to 3-2 overall and 1-2 in the district with the win. 

Quarterback Preston Moore led Todd County Central to the win, completing 19 of 31 passes for 241 yards and two touchdowns. Moore paced the Rebels despite throwing three interceptions.

Nate Reding led Todd County Central in receiving, reeling in 12 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns.

Following Reding, Keanu Galima and Isaac Marshall added two receptions apiece for the Rebels. 

Spreading the football around, Moore completed at least one pass to six different Todd County Central receivers. 

On the ground, Todd County Central rushed 31 times for 252 yards and two touchdowns.

Moore was the leader for Todd County Central through the air and on the ground, rushing 13 times for 107 yards and one touchdown.

Following Moore, Omarion Riddick rushed 10 times for 88 yards in the Rebels' victory.

Chipping in offensively for the Rebels, Ethan Tomerlin rushed five times for 27 yards and one touchdown. 

Tomerlin and Nathan Carroll paced the Rebels defensively, recording 11 tackles and 10 tackles, respectively. 

Butler County led Todd County Central throughout the district matchup. 

Pacing Butler County offensively, quarterback Jagger Henderson completed 10 of 16 passes for 154 yards and one touchdown while throwing one interception.

Solomon Flener led Butler County in receiving, hauling in six receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown.

Behind Flener, Bryar Beasley added two receptions for 23 yards.

The Bears rushed 31 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns. Henderson paced Butler County both through the air and on the ground, rushing 10 times for 68 yards and one touchdown.

Ranking as Butler County's second-leading rusher, Josh Morris rushed five times for 59 yards and one touchdown in the Bears' short effort. 

Jacob Cox and Dylan Silcox combined to lead Butler County defensively, recording 10 tackles and eight tackles, respectively. 

Butler County is scheduled to visit Russell County for a non-district game on Friday, Oct. 16.

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Story by Steve LeMaster, for Beech Tree News


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