LCA Defeats Leslie County 48-0 in First Round of Playoffs; Head to Prestonsburg This Week

LCA Defeats Leslie County 48-0 in First Round of Playoffs; Head to Prestonsburg This Week

Lexington Christian 48, Leslie County 0

The host Eagles were firing on all cylinders Friday night, rolling up 451 yards of offense while holding the Eagles to 99 and converting 29 first downs while allowing just five.

Dillon Wheatley ripped off 198 rushing yards on 23 carries, scoring all three of LCA’s first-half touchdowns. Backup quarterback Josh McClurg directed the Eagles’ offense in the second half, rushing for a score and throwing touchdown passes to Drayden Burton and Caelen Lebryk.

Blane Hardin and Jed Green led the Eagles’ defense, combining for 13 tackles including seven for-loss.

LCA will travel to Prestonsburg Friday night at 7:30 PM in round two.