Jagger Gillis threw two touchdown passes and rushed for two more scores to lead the Boyle County High School football team to a 30-13 victory over Johnson Central on Friday in the Class 4A state championship game.
A crowd of 7,658 at the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field saw Boyle County (14-1) win its 10th state title and second in a row.
Gillis carried 23 times for 131 yards and completed 6 of 9 passes for 131 yards. Avery Bodner added 154 yards on 16 carries, and Cole Lanter had five catches for 116 yards and two scores.
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Johnson Central’s Zach McCoart carried nine times for 111 yards. Chase Price and Grant Rice added touchdown runs for the Golden Eagles (12-3).
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JOHNSON CENTRAL 0 0 6 7 – 13
BOYLE COUNTY 6 7 10 7 – 30
BC – Cole Lanter 75 pass from Jagger Gillis (kick failed)
BC – Gillis 9 run (Jackson Smith kick)
BC – Smith 29 FG
JC – Grant Rice 2 run (run failed)
BC – Lanter 13 pass from Gillis (Smith kick)
JC – Chase Price 2 run (Matt Crum kick)
BC – Gillis 1 run (Smith kick)
This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: KHSAA Class 4A football final: Boyle County beats Johnson Central