GRC Takes Down Dunbar for Second Straight Win

Nick Hounshell, Sports Editor

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After an impressive 50-6 victory over Harrison County, GRC headed into Lexington with optimism at a high. The Cardinals carried a 1-1 record, and were searching for their second consecutive road victory.

A very slow start left both teams scoreless after one quarter. However, not long into the second, a great pass from quarterback Pearce Nisbet to Seth Boyken set up the Cardinal offense for success. The drive resulted in a rushing touchdown from Nitavius Thomas, and the first GRC touchdown of the night.

From there on, the defense held strong and the Cardinals carried a 7-0 lead into halftime.

Later, Tye Boyken would nail a field goal halfway through the third, and hand GRC a 10-0 lead. Meanwhile, the defense continued to dominate the Dunbar offense, and held the Bulldogs scoreless in the quarter.

The fourth quarter was the same story. On defense, the Cards appeared to be unbreakable. Not once would Dunbar manage to put points on the board.

On the offensive side, the Cardinals pushed their lead to 17 after another rushing touchdown by Thomas.

The Cardinals would go on to shutout Dunbar, winning 17-0. It would be the first win for GRC over a school from Fayette County since 2014. GRC improved to 2-1, which is the best start since the 2011 season.

Coach Lucas will take a much improved Cardinal team into Montgomery County territory next Friday. GRC will look to reign supreme over Montgomery County for the second year in a row, and hope to improve to 3-1.