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Lawrence Co. Shuts down Franklin Co.

DAILY LEADER ./ KRISTINA READY /  Lawrence County's offense worked well enough to score a pair of  touchdowns against Franklin County Friday night.

DAILY LEADER ./ KRISTINA READY / Lawrence County’s offense worked well enough to score a pair of touchdowns against Franklin County Friday night.

MONTICELLO – Freshman quarterback Hayden Davis scored two touchdowns and the Lawrence County Cougars shut out Franklin County 15-0 Friday night in a jamboree game. It was a major turnaround for the Cougars who lost a 40-8 decision during a spring game at Franklin County in early May.

“Our kids played hard in all phases of the game,” said first-year LCHS head coach Herbert Davis. “It shows how our team’s confidence has grown. We are still 0-0 and we have a whole season ahead of us.”

The Cougars debut Friday night at Wesson. Kickoff is 7 p.m. in Co-Lin’s Stone Stadium.

Davis scored on a pair of 3-yard runs. Will Jackson ran a 2-point conversion and Joshua Stephens kicked an extra point after the second TD.

The Cougars finished with 166 yards total offense compared to FC’s 34 yards. Davis completed 4 of 9 passes for 70 yards.