Multiple Teams · Vikings fall to Grant County 36 – 22


The Rowan County Vikings traveled to Northern KY on Friday to take on the Grant County Braves.  The Vikings (3-2) battled the whole game, but were never able to take the lead late, as the Braves (3-2) defeated the Vikings 22 – 36.

The Vikings will be back in action at home this week, as they celebrate Homecoming 2015.  The Vikings will begin district play as they host the Ashland Tomcats.  Kickoff is set for 7:30.

Homecoming festivities including an introduction of candidates and the crowning of the queen will take place at halftime of the football game.

Vikings Powder Puff Game (Juniors vs Seniors) is tonight (Monday, September 21st at 6:pm @ RCSHS).  Following the game is a family night including a Movie On The Lawn featuring “Remember the Titans”

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Rowan Co game stats:

Offense:

Rushing Yards = 288  —— Jeffery Masters 29 carries – 153 yards – 1TD, Blake Carver 12 carries – 115yards, Tyler Stephens 4 carries – 19 yards, Devin Helvey 7 carries – 13 yards, Vince Harper 1 rush – 6 yards.

Passing Yards = 32  —— Devin Helvey 2/8, 32 yards

Receptions: Blake Carver 1 catch  21 yards, Dalton Martin 1 catch 11 yards

* Total Yards – 320

Rowan had 2 turnovers

Defense:

Grant County Total Yards = 294 (169 rushing – 125 passing)

Tackles: Devin Helvey 7, Blake Chapman 2, Blake Carver 9, Charles Herbert 7, Noah Tansil 4, Vince Harper 1, Grant Patton 3, Brad Thomas 8, David Fannin 2, Chris Bolton 1, AJ Smith 4, Trevor Stephens 5, Sam Ray 7, Andrew Kelsey 5, Kelly Norris 1, Hunter Hurst 2, Tyler Stephens 1

Grant County had 2 turnovers (Sam Ray and Charles Herbert fumble recoveries)