High school football scores and highlights (8-31-17)


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The weather forecast may be grim for Friday, but it did offer high school football fans an extra, early night of action across Central Kentucky.

Check out the best plays from six area games in the video as Alex Risen breaks down the Thursday night action and be sure to check the scores below from the KHSAA.

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Bath County 32,  Powell County 27

GRC 17, PLD 0

Anderson Co. 21, Mercer Co. 19

Lynn Camp 39 at Jackson County 16 Jackson County Homecoming Bowl
Atherton 61 at Shawnee 0
Ballard 34 vs. Collins 28
Bardstown 42 vs. Marion County 13
Bell County 47 at Pike County Central 26
Bellevue 26 vs. Bishop Brossart 17
Bracken County 39 vs. Pendleton County 6
Bullitt Central 27 at Southern 0
Bullitt East 56 at Spencer County 8
Casey County 40 vs. Russell County 19
Central 29 vs. Fern Creek 0
Danville 10 vs. Boyle County 7
DeSales 47 vs. Holy Cross (Louisville) 0
East Carter 27 at Betsy Layne 20
Edmonson County 48 at Grayson County 0
Eminence 64 vs. Fort Knox 14
Fairdale 47 vs. Nelson County 18
Fleming County 21 vs. Greenup County 17
Franklin County 33 at Woodford County 20
Gallatin County 24 vs. Finneytown (Cincinnati), OH 7
George Washington (Charleston), WV 14 at Ashland Blazer 7
Hurricane, WV 17 at Paintsville 13
Iroquois 6 at Valley 2
Jeffersontown 40 vs. North Bullitt 25
John Hardin 28 vs. Daviess County 26
Johnson Central 40 at Henry Clay 28
Kentucky Country Day 52 at Washington County 6
LaRue County 48 vs. Thomas Nelson 14
Male 47 vs. Doss 7
Moore 42 vs. Seneca 8
Nicholas County 19 vs. Fairview 6
Owen County 21 vs. Newport 12
Phelps 18 at Sheldon Clark 8
Pleasure Ridge Park 21 at Eastern 0
Raceland 35 at West Carter 0
Ridgeview (Clintwood), VA 34 at Shelby Valley 6
Rockcastle County 43 vs. Whitley County 35
Scott County 71 vs. Highlands 20
South Point, OH 20 vs. Boyd County 12
Taylor County 22 vs. Campbellsville 14 (overtime)
Union County 49 at Webster County 0
Waggener 65 vs. North Oldham 13
West Jessamine 35 at South Laurel 34
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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while still in college at the University of Kentucky, heading up the school’s daily student news network as the Sports Director. He made his commercial televsion debut in May of 2011 while at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky as co-host of a weekly, half-hour high school sports program previewing area schools’ games on Friday nights and as a morning sports anchor. Alex has also spent time as an intern at ESPN in the Statistics and Analysis department, as a production assistant for NBC Sports horse racing and Sunday Night Football productions, and as an intern for WLKY in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Alex graduated from Saint Xavier High School in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2010 where he graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program. He’s excited to be covering his passion in his home state and make Central Kentucky his home for years to come. Alex can be reached at ARisen@wtvq.com