Mims to Tackett

Who: Casey County (6-1) at Betsy Layne (0-7)

Kickoff: Friday, 8:00 p.m.

Location: Lloyd Hamilton Field, Betsy Layne.

Coaches: Casey County, Steve Stonebraker; Betsy Layne, Scotty McCoy.

Notes: After battling in three consecutive Class 2A District 8 football games, Betsy Layne is set to host much-improved Casey County for a non-district matchup.

Betsy Layne is 0-7 overall. The Bobcats have dropped games to Sheldon Clark, Floyd Central, East Carter, Magoffin County, Shelby Valley, East Ridge and Leslie County. 

Through seven games, opponents have outscored the Bobcats 304-60.

Freshman quarterback Chase Mims continues to produce for the Bobcats in his first varsity season. Sophomore running back Austin Tackett is another young leader for the Bobcats. 

Casey County, a member of Class 3A District 8, owns a 6-1 record. The Rebels have notched wins over Barren County, Campbellsville, Russell County, Jeffersontown, Jackson County and McCreary Central. Bell County beat the Rebels 44-13 in a Class 3A District 8 game on September 28. 

Head coach Steve Stonebraker guides the Rebels. Through seven games, Casey County has outscored its opponents 300-127. Casey County has held opponents to eight points or less in four different games. 

Quarterback Austin Campbell leads the Casey County offensive attack. Campbell has completed 70 of 120 passes for 1,107 yards and 13 TDs while throwing four interceptions.

Haden Bastin paces Casey County in the receiving column. Bastin has hauled in 25 receptions for 412 yards and four TDs.

Several receivers contribute to the Rebels’ aerial attack. Seven different Casey County receivers have hauled in at least one TD pass reception.

As a team, Casey County has rushed for 1,485 yards through seven games. Preston Tucker leads Casey County in rushing. Tucker has rushed 68 times for 667 yards and 10 TDs. 

Defensively for Casey County, Ethan Ammons and AJ Glenn have posted 48 tackles apiece. 

Kickoff for the Betsy Layne-Casey County football game is set for 8 p.m. on Friday night. 

Who 2 Watch: For Betsy Layne, freshman quarterback Chase Mims.

One of the state’s most promising young high school quarterbacks, Mims will face a tough test when he lines up against the Casey County defensive unit.

For Casey County, senior quarterback Austin Campbell.

The productive Campbell is on pace to pass for over 1,500 yards during the 2018 regular-season. He’ll be looking to add to his passing totals when Casey County visits Betsy Layne.

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