Saturday, September 04, 1999

Holmes 42, Holy Cross 6




        In the first-ever meeting between the Covington neighbors, Holmes raced to a quick lead and cruised to a 42-6 beating of Holy Cross on Friday at Holmes.

        Holmes took a 28-0 lead in the first quarter, courtesy of two Brian Ferguson touchdown passes to Jerry Weaver.

        Ferguson finished with 158 yards passing, while Holmes junior tailback Brandon McClendon totaled 89 yards and three touchdowns on just four carries.

        Holy Cross is in just its second season of football.

        Holy Cross ....... 0  0  0  6— 6

        Holmes ....... 28  7  7  0—42

        H—Weaver 36 pass from Ferguson (Rankin kick)

        H—McClendon 66 run (Rankin kick)

        H—Weaver 73 pass from Ferguson (Rankin kick)

        H—Bane 2 run (Rankin kick)

        H—McClendon 3 run (Rankin kick)

        H—McClendon 15 run (Rankin kick)

        HC—Crallman 4 run (run fail)

        Records: Holmes 2-0, Holy Cross 1-1.

       



Sports Stories
Batavia 32, Franklin Furnace 0
Beechwood 58, Lloyd 0
Bellevue 63, Dayton (Ohio) Jefferson 6
Cincinnati Country Day 21, Clinton Massie 18
Colerain 17, Detroit St. Martin Deporres 7
Conner 20, South Dearborn (Ind.) 0
Dayton Carroll 21, Dayton Chaminade-Julienne 19
Dayton Meadowdale 30, Lemon-Monroe 20
Dayton Northridge 26, Middletown Madison 19
Deer Park 34, Bethel-Tate 0
Dixie Heights 70, Simon Kenton 14
East Central 40, Harrison 15
Edgewood 27, Ross 0
Elder 56, Boone County 0
Finneytown 48, Lockland 0
Glen Este 18, Hughes 14
Hamilton 24, Springfield South 12
Hamilton Badin 22, Aiken 6
Highlands 57, Campbell County 20
- Holmes 42, Holy Cross 6
Indian Hill 57, Norwood 13
Kentucky football scores
Kings 21, Mason 14
Lakota East 41, Talawanda 6
Lakota West 59, Amelia 23
Landmark 69, Hillcrest 18
Lebanon 49, Dayton Patterson 0
Madeira 28, CHCA 21
Mariemont 14, Columbus Bishop Hartley 6
McNicholas 47, Western Brown 14
Miamisburg 33, Loveland 27
Milford 34, Anderson 18
New Richmond 41, Goshen 28
Newport 33, Dayton 7
Oak Hills 35, Western Hills 6
Reading 14, Summit Country Day 10
Springboro 35, Little Miami 0
St. Xavier 28, Princeton 0
Sycamore 38, LaSalle 28
Taylor 30, North College Hill 3
Turpin 28, Walnut Hills 21
Williamsburg 35, East Clinton 20
Winton Woods 10, Purcell Marian 7
Wyoming 22, Roger Bacon 13