Covington Catholic had no trouble getting past Greenup County, 39-8, at home in the first round of the playoffs, but it came at a cost as quarterback Adam Wagner was once again forced from the game
Newport 45, Galltin Co. 6
Newport advances to the second round of the playoffs after easily handling Gallatin County, 45-6, at home on Friday night.
A preview of this weekend's first round match-ups in the Kentucky high school football playoffs, written by RCN's Bryan Burke.
Gallatin County (5-5) at Newport (6-4) Class 2A First Round
Winners of their last three, Newport heads into the playoffs with a head of steam.
Notre Dame Academy has won back-to-back 9th Region Volleyball Tournaments, after sweeping St. Henry in three straight matches in the Championship on Saturday night at Ryle High School.
It was a rought final game for senior members of the Holmes football team, marching band, and cheerleading squad, as Newport came to Tom Ellis Field and routed the Bulldogs 38 - 14.
Beechwood extended their winning streak to eight games after thumping Newport Central Catholic on the road, 30-13, Friday night.
Beechwood (7-2) at Newport Central Catholic (4-4)
Both of these teams ran a perfect course within district play after each began the year on rockier roads.
Notre Dame Academy beat Newport Central Catholic, 3-0, to win the 9th Region Girls Soccer Championship at Ryle High School Saturdayevening.
Struggling Holmes hosted rival Covington Catholic and the Bulldogs threatened earlier, taking their first drive all the way to the Colonel 2-yard line.
Considering it was the 135th time they have played, there have likely been many classic games in the rivalry's history between Bellevue and Dayton.
A preview of Friday night's high school gridiron action from RCN's Bryan Burke:
Dayton (2-6) at Bellevue (5-4) Class 1A District 3
Notre Dame finished off Beechwood Wednesday night to claim the 35th District villeyball title.