football Carroll whips Gallatin to clinch the No. 2 seed in the playoffs | Sports
Carroll County football took second place in the KHSAA District Playoffs with a convincing 48-16 victory over Gallatin County on Friday at home.
Carroll and Gallatin both entered the game with a 3-1 district game record – both on losses to district champion Walton-Verona, who won the No.1-5 seed – 0 – and were arguing for the right to organize a match. in the first round.
Carroll totaled 341 yards in the game, almost all of them rushing. Zayn Satchwell and Spencer Vaught both ran over 100 yards in the game, with Satchwell totaling 117 yards and one touchdown on nine carries and Vaught for 113 yards and three scores on 11 carries. Aiden Aldridge added 45 rushing yards in eight attempts.
Quarterback Harrison Felts was only 2 of 3 passes for 19 yards in the game, both assists completed by Vaught, and also scored a rushing touchdown.
Defensively, Jakob Ulery pulled off a 36-yard fumble return for a touchdown and an interception. Johnny Scherder had 11 tackles and two sacks, Payton Williams had six tackles and two sacks, Satchwell recovered a fumble and Vaught had an interception.
Carroll County officially ends the regular season with a 6-4 record, but was 6-1 in games played on the field while being forced to forgo three games due to COVID restrictions. The Panthers are off this week before hosting Gallatin County in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs in two weeks time.