McLean County CougarsMURRAY, Ky. (11/5/17) — After being tied 21-21 at halftime, McLean County couldn't keep up following the intermission period as Murray went on to win 49-27 over the Cougars in the first round of the Class 2A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl on Friday night.

With the loss, McLean County concluded its season 4-7.

Murray improved to 5-6 and advances to the second round of the Class 2A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl with the win.

Noah Baldwin led McLean County in rushing, racking up 72 yards on the ground. Two other Cougars, Tyler Beals and Brayden Bishop, rushed for one touchdown apiece.

Through the air for McLean County, AJ Cline connected on two scoring passes to Colton Johnson.

Murray will meet host Owensboro Catholic in the second round of the Class 2A State Playoffs on Friday, Nov. 10.

 

Steve LeMaster

SurfKY News Sports

 

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