Middleton powers Bears to middle school win over Whitley


Chris Jones

Harlan County’s Lee Senters (left) and Bo Eldridge brought down the Whitley County quarterback in Thursday’s game.

Braydon Middleton ran for two touchdowns and added an interception as Harlan County rolled past visiting Whitley County 28-8 on Thursday in eighth-grade football action.
The Bears took an early lead on Brayden Morris’ 3-yard touchdown run.
Landon Brock teamed with Kayden Adams for a 50-yard touchdown pass and a 12-0 lead.
Middleton scored on 12-yard run for an 18-0 lead, then added a 53-yard TD run before Morris added the two-point conversion for a 26-0 lead.
Whitley closed the scoring with an 11-yard touchdown run.
Harlan County fell 34-14 in a seventh-grade game.
Sam Carr had touchdown runs of 25 and 12 yards for the Bears and also added a two-point conversion.


Brayden Morris pressured the Whitley County quarterback in Thursday’s game. (Chris Jones)