The Rowan County Vikings hosted the Ashland Tomcats Friday Night at Paul Ousley Stadium for the Annual Homecoming football game. Senior, Ms. Carly Anderson was named Homecoming Queen 2015. With raining weather in the area, the Tomcats rained on the homecoming parade. Ashland defeated Rowan 48-21, dropping the Vikings to 3-3 on the season.
The Vikings battled early in the contest, but they were not able to slow down the ground attack of Marshall University commit Quentin Baker. Ashland posted 402 total yards with 293 of them on the ground. While the Vikings posted 171 rushing yards and 226 total yards.
Friday Night Stats:
Score: RC 21 – Ashland 48
First Downs: RC 21 – Ashland 14
Rushing Yards: RC 55/171 – Ashland 26/293
Pasing Yards: RC 2/3 -58yards — Ashland 6/7 – 109 yards
Total Yards: RC 226 – Ashland 402
Passing: Devon Helvey 2/3 – 55 yards, 1 passing TD
Receiving: Dalton Martiin – 1 catch 29 yards, 1TD / Blake Chapman 1 catch 26 yards
Rushing: Blake Carver 19/89yards/1TD, Jeff Masters 22/54 yards/1TD, Helvey 7/31 yards, Chris Bolten 3/6 yards, Tyer Stephens 1/-1 yards, Noah Tansil 1/-7 yards
Helvey 10 tackles, Trevor Stephens 6 tackles, Samy Ray 5 tackles, Chapman 2 tackles, Charles Herbert 6 tackles, Andrew Kelsey 5 tackles, Tyler Stephens 2 tackles, Zach Watkins/ Hunter Hurst/Grant Patton/Brad Tomas/Kayne Perry/Kevon White/David Fannin and Nathan Perry 1 tackle each
Sammy Ray 1 Sack
Tyler and Trevor Stephens 1/2 sacks
The Vikings are back home this week to take on another District opponent as the Greenup Co. Musketeers come to town. Kick-off is set for 7:30.