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Green Dragons fall to Phelps

Visiting Phelps built a 21-2 halftime lead and then had to hold on in the second half as Harlan battled back before falling 27-18.

Seth Mayhorn gave the visiting Hornets an early lead when he scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter. Will Gooslin’s kick put Phelps on top 7-0.

Christian Land went in from the 3 later in the opening quarter. The two-point conversion attempt failed but the Hornets led 13-0.

The Harlan defense started the scoring for the Dragons as junior linebacker Britt Lawson broke through for a safety.

Phelps scored again on a 1-yard run by Riley Dotson.

Juan Bynum helped bring the Dragons back as he scored on a 7-yard run in the third quarter, then added the two-point conversion.

Bynum caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from Connor Scearse in the fourth quarter. Scearse added the two-point conversion.

Harlan (0-3) will travel to Middlesboro on Friday. Phelps (2-0) plays at Martin County on Friday.

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Phelps 27, Harlan 18

Phelps 13. 8. 6 0 — 27

Harlan 0 2 8 8 — 18

P – Mayhorn 3 run (Gooslin kick

P – Christian Land 3 run (run failed)

H — Lawson tackle in end zone for safety

P — Dotson 1 run (kick failed)

P — Francis 4 run (kick failed)

H — Bynum 7 run (Bynum run)

H — Bynum 23 pass from Scearse (Scearse run)