Sierra Petty | GC News-Gazette

Sierra Petty | GC News-Gazette

By Sierra Petty

Correspondent

The Grayson County Cougars traveled to Muhlenberg County to face off against the Mustangs last Friday night.

Grayson County kicked off and recovered a fumble by Muhlenberg to start at the 38 yard line. At 6:41 in the first quarter, Logan Raymer achieved a 27-yard field goal. The first quarter ended at 3-0.

At 10:58 in the second quarter, the Cougars blocked a punt out of the back of the endzone for a safety, earning the Cougars two points. Two formidable defenses kept the score at 5-0 going into halftime.

At 10:22 in the third quarter, a punt block turned the ball over to the Mustangs. One minute later, Grayson’s Zach Bratcher intercepted the ball to retake possession. At 3:56, a 26-yard field goal by Raymer extended the lead to 8-0. A 63-yard touchdown run by the Mustangs and a successful two-point conversion tied the score at 3:26. Driven by the tie, the Mustangs pulled out another touchdown with a 22-yard pass at 2:24. The two-point conversion was no good. The Mustangs took the lead, ending the third quarter at 14-8.

Grayson's Hunter Gibson opened the fourth quarter with a 31-yard rushing touchdown and a successful PAT, retaking the lead with 15-14. With two minutes left, Gibson took home another touchdown with a four-yard run, the PAT was good. Final score: 22-14 Grayson County.

The undefeated Cougars improve to 6-0. After a bye week, the Cougars will host Graves County on Friday, Oct. 11.