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Lynn Camp rallies to edge Green Dragons

Lynn Camp rallied from a 15-point deficit to edge Harlan 23-22 in seventh- and eighth football action Thursday at Lynn Camp.

Luke Carr ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries to lead the 2-2 Dragons. Tristan West added 47 yards on three carries. Cade Middleton completed four of 10 passes for 43 yards and a two-point conversion. West had three catches and a touchdown. Ethan Truitt added 20 yards on one reception. Donovan Montanaro had a two-point conversion.

“We played hard on a hot day. We went up 22-7 and seemed to get complacent and started making mistakes. We had way too many penalties,” Harlan coach Chris Thompson said. “We have to learn to pour it on when we get a lead, but they kept fighting until the last seconds of the game. Things will get better.

Harlan fell 12-8 in the fifth and sixth-grade game.

Nate Montanaro led the 2-1 Dragons with 182 yards on 23 carries. Jackson Luttrell added a 4-yard touchdown run and Vincent Smith tacked on the two-point conversion.

Montanaro also led the Dragons on defense with nine tackles. Noah Kirby contributed five.

The Dragons return to action Tuesday at home against Pineville.

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New Harlan lost 42-2 to Middlesboro on Thursday in seventh- and eighth-grade action.

Tim Bailey led the Patriots with 97 yards on nine carries. Tanner Griffin added 34 yards on six carries. Cullen Whitaker had 14 yards on seven carries.

Middlesboro won 20-8 in the fifth- and sixth-grade game. Samuel Henson teamed with Noah Brewer for a 60-yard touchdown pass, then added the two-point conversion.

New Harlan lost 40-0 on Saturday at Pineville in a seventh- and eighth-grade game. Griffin had for 72 yards on five carries. Whitaker led in tackles with six, followed by Thomas Jordan with five.

New Harlan plays host to Cumberland on Tuesday.

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Evarts lost 28-6 at Letcher Central in seventh- and eighth-grade action. Triston Cochran scored on a 3-yard run for the Wildcats, who dropped to 6-2.