Preview: Calloway at Madisonville




The Calloway County Lakers play at Madisonville North Hopkins tomorrow at 7:30 pm. The Lakers come into the game with a 2-1 record, having defeated Hopkinsville 14-7 in their last game, three weeks ago. They have been unable to play since the Hopkinsville game because a member of the team tested positive for COVID.

Madisonville is 1-2. The Maroons are coming off of a 40-35 loss to Hopkins Central two weeks ago. They were scheduled to play logan County last week, but that game was canceled due to COVID.

Calloway has leaned heavily on the running game so far with 102 running plays and just 38 passes. Zach Orange leads the Lakers in rushing with 160 yards and one touchdown on 33 carries. Kanyon Franklin has 139 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries. Timarian Bledsoe has 110 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries.

Franklin has completed 18 of 37 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.

Madisonville is also run dominant, as they thrown just 40 passes while running the ball 102 times. Lajuan MacAdoo leads the rushing attack with 459 yards on just 50 carries. Chris Price has 132 yards on 25 carries. No one else has more than seven carries.

The Maroons lost starting quarterback Wyatt Coleman a couple of weeks ago. But, backup Ty Wheeler completed 7 of 11 passes in his lone start for 52 yards with no touchdowns and one interception.

The Massey Ratings predict a 35-17 Madisonville victory.

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