Owensboro Red Devils logoOWENSBORO, Ky. (11/5/17) — Owensboro's postseason run ended early as host Bowling Green used a solid offensive attack to prevail 48-14 in the opening round of the Class 5A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl on Friday night.

With the loss, Owensboro ended its season 4-7.

Bowling Green improved to 9-2 and advances to the second round of the Class 5A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl with the win.

Quarterback Beau Buchanan led Bowling Green to the win, completing 17-of-19 passes for 311 yards and five touchdowns.

Two-time defending state champion Bowling Green controlled the game, which also featured a kickoff return for a touchdown by Vito Tisdale.

Offensively for Owensboro, Zeke Brown and Imonte Owsley scored one touchdown apiece.

Bowling Green is set to host familiar foe Greenwood in the second round of the Class 5A State Playoffs on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Steve LeMaster

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