Battle of the Jaguars: Floyd Central falls short against North Laurel

Floyd Central running back Brendan Evans picked up yardage at North Laurel on Friday night.

Floyd Central fell short in a bid to enter the win column in Week 2 of the 2019 high school football season. North Laurel prevented Floyd Central from entering the win column, defeating the visiting Jaguars 28-6 on Friday night.

With the loss, Floyd Central dropped to 0-2.

North Laurel evened its record to 1-1 with the win.

After clinging to a 7-6 lead at halftime, North Laurel gradually pulled away from Floyd Central after the intermission period.

Host North Laurel amassed 422 yards of total offense. Quarterback Dalton Sizemore led North Laurel through the air, completing all 10 of his pass attempts for 120 yards and one touchdown. Brody Brinks and Eli Sizemore each hauled in three receptions for 41 yards for North Laurel in the victory. Brinks was on the receiving end of Sizemore’s scoring pass in the early-season high school football matchup.

Konnor Robinson led North Laurel on the ground, rushing six times for 111 yards and one touchdown.

Grant Woods finished second in rushing for North Laurel, gaining 84 yards via 10 carries.

Contributing on the ground for North Laurel, Sizemore and Jacob Bowman added one rushing touchdown apiece.

Floyd Central finished with 222 yards of total offense. Shawn Hager-coached Floyd Central rushed for 180 yards in the setback.

Brant Potter led Floyd Central on the ground, rushing six times for 64 yards.

Caleb Hager, who rushed six times for 35 yards, accounted for Floyd Central’s lone touchdown. He scored on a rushing attempt.

Floyd Central remained in the loss column after dropping a season opener to Clay County.

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