Colonel football romps North Bullitt

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By Sam Draut

Oldham County football earned its first district win of the season with a 48-14 victory over North Bullitt Friday Sept. 28.

Parker Caudill completed 5 of 10 passes for 103 yards and three touchdowns. Lucas Jones rushed for 54 yards while Juan Tapia added 51 yards on the ground. Jalen Moore had four receptions for 93 yards and three scores for the visiting Colonels.

Bryce Rochet had a team-high 10 tackles. Jacob Ratliff finished with eight tackles, two tackles for a loss and an interception. Deven Cancell had seven tackles while Patrick Dickerson and Preston Dykes each finished with six takedowns.

“We’re grinding and getting better,” senior Zach Ford said. “If we do our job, we are going to win.”

North Bullitt scored a touchdown midway through the first quarter, but the Colonels (5-1) answered early in the second quarter.

Moore hauled in a pass from Parker Caudill and made a defender missing, breaking free for a 58-yard touchdown to tie the score 7-7 with 10:55 left in the second quarter.

After the Colonel defense had a stop on fourth-down near midfield, Oldham County took the lead on a touchdown catch by Moore on a screen pass by Caudill.

Caudill rushed for a touchdown with 2:26 left in the second quarter to give Oldham County a 21-7 lead. Sam Young ended North Bullitt’s final drive of the first half with an interception along the sideline.

Following an interception by Jacob Ratliff midway through the third quarter, Moore hauled in his third touchdown reception on a fade route thrown by Caudill.

Zach Ford returned an interception for a touchdown to extend Oldham County’s lead to 34-7 with 4:40 left in the third quarter.

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Colonel defense scored off a turnover again as Preston Dykes picked off a pass and returned it 90 yards for a touchdown.

Young scored the Colonels’ final touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

Oldham County travels to Bullitt Central Friday Oct. 5.