In what at halftime seemed to be a competitive, slug-it-out game, Simon Kenton scored five straight second-half touchdowns to crush Campbell County, 45-14.
The Bellevue Tigers picked up their third straight win Friday night and handed the Holmes Bulldogs their fifth consecutive loss.
Simon Kenton faces arguably their best test of the season tonight as they host Campbell County in a Class 6A showdown.
Sports briefs from around Northern Kentucky by The River City News's Bryan Burke:
It seemed like the Colonels faced two opponents on Friday night: the undefeated Highlands Bluebirds and themselves.
It was Wildcats versus Wildcats Friday night in Newport where the hosts would win this cat fight.
District play opens this week in Northern Kentucky high-school football; let the rivalries begin.
Covington Catholic at Highlands District 4 Class 4A
Covington Catholic continues their string of tough opponents as they travel to Fort Thomas to take on Highlands on Friday night for their first district game of the season.
Sports briefs from around Northern Kentucky by RCN's Bryan Burke:
The forgettable season that has unfolded for Newport Central Catholic so far this season continued on Saturday afternoon as the Thoroughbreds fell at home to Dixie, 34-14.
Scott carried on with its winning ways on Friday as they swiftly took care of Holy Cross, 48-14 on Homecoming Night for the Eagles.