Freshman, junior varsity players show promise

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By Jessica Veatch and Josh Veatch

With the Marion County High School varsity football team having the week off, the freshman and junior varsity teams each played games at home. Monday of last week, the junior varsity team hosted Campbellsville and came out with a whopping 54-14 victory. Also the freshman team hosted Green County on Thursday, and was just edged out in a 41-37 loss.
Members of each team that are playing well, according to Head Coach Jeff Robbins include sophomores Aaron Buckman, Justin Dawson, and Adam Nalley. Buckman plays quarterback and linebacker, Dawson plays running back and defensive back, and Nalley plays on the offensive and defensive lines.
Robbins also said that freshmen Lincoln Hayden, Anton Cowherd, and Hayden Taylor were also showing promise. Hayden is a wide receiver and defensive back, Cowherd plays running back and defensive back, and Taylor is a quarterback and defensive end.
Both teams have played four games as of press time. The junior varsity team has wins against Washington County, 14-12, Green County, 14-12, and Campbellsville, 54-14, with their only loss to Bardstown by a score of 27-14. The freshman team picked up their victory against Washington County by a score of 34-0. Their three losses came at the hands of Bardstown, 25-21, Rockcastle County, 8-0, and Green County 41-37.