|Rockets celebrate after winning|
the district trophy last week
Results (8-1, 5-0)
Iroquois (2-9, 5A) – 37-12 – WIN
Southern (2-9, 5A) – 37-22 – WIN
Bullitt East (4-7, 6A) – 21-28 – LOSS
Berea (7-4, 1A) – 51-0 – WIN
Frankfort (4-7, 1A) – 42-16 – WIN
Eminence (9-3, 1A) – 49-16 – WIN
Bethlehem (6-5, 1A) – 29-7 – WIN
Berea (7-4, 1A) – 62-8 – WIN
Eminence (9-3, 1A) – 57-13 – WIN
Scored 385 Points – Most in Class A (CC is 2nd)
Allowed 122 Points – Fourth best in Class A (CC is 3rd)
Team Rushing Yards – 2,043 Yards (CC – 1,476)
Team Rushing Yards Allowed – 414 Yards (CC – 649)
Team Passing Yards – 1,092 Yards (CC – 1,395)
Team Passing Yards Allowed – 917 Yards (CC – 1,156)
Country Day Key Player Stats
#7 – Luke Russo (Jr.) – 51/92, 979 Passing Yards, 11 TDs, 5 INTs
#1 – Nathan Caldwell (Sr.) – 97 Attempts, 854 Yards, 19 TDs
#34 – Eric Dickerson (Jr.) – 57 Attempts, 597 Yards, 12 TDs
#5 – Jalen Todd (Sr.) – 20 Receptions, 476 Yards, 6 TDs
#5 – Jalen Todd (Sr.) – 58 Tackles, 6 TFL
#28 – Exavier Douglas (Sr.) – 57 Tackles, 7 TFL
#52 – Henry Jackson (Sr.) – 44 Tackles, 3 TFL
Kentucky Country Day Football Notes
- In the first matchup with Eminence, KCD passed for 72 and rushed for 376.
- Running backs Troy Humpreys (#3) and Nathan Caldwell (#1) each ran for 189 yards.
- Last week, Eminence passed for 50 yards and ran for 36 yards.
- KCD has 36 players on its roster. (27 in ’19, 29 in ’18 and 31 in ’17)
- KCD is 13-1 in their last 14 home games.
The Tenure of Kentucky Country Day Head Coach, Matthew Jones
Overall: 75-27 (73.5% winning percentage)
2019: 13-1 (Lost in state semi-finals to Paintsville, 20-44)
2018: 6-6 (Lost in 2nd Round of Playoffs to Beechwood, 6-50)
2017: 11-2 (Lost in Region Final to Beechwood, 14-35)
2016: 10-3 (Lost in Region Final to Beechwood, 7-42)
2015: 5-5 (Lost in 2nd Round of Playoffs to Holy Cross (Louisville), 28-34)
2014: 6-5 (Lost in 1st Round of Playoffs to Russellville, 7-39)
2013: 5-6 (Lost in 1st Round of Playoffs to Russellville, 6-55)
2012: 11-2 (Lost in Region Final to Mayfield, 14-35)
Kentucky Country Day Series
Season - Result - Score - Location
2008 – WIN – 47-0 – Home
2009 – WIN – 48-9 – Home
2019 – LOSS – 36-22 – Away
CC leads the series 2-1
County Single Game School Records Versus Kentucky Country Day
(Some Statistical Categories Unavailable)
Passing Yards: 55, J.D. Gray, 2009
Passing Completions: 3, J.D. Gray, 2009
Passing Attempts: 13, Luke Crider, 2019
Passing Touchdowns: N/A, minimum 1
Interceptions Thrown: N/A, minimum 1
Rushing Yards: 233, Rodney Robertson, 2008
Rushing Touchdowns: 3 (three times), Rodney Robertson, 2008, J.D. Gray, 2009, and Andrew Freeman, 2009
Receiving Yards: 55, Tanner
Receptions: 3, Tanner Nix, 2009
Receiving Touchdowns: N/A, minimum 1
Tackles: 9 (twice), David Mitchell, 2008 and Josh
Tackles for Loss: 3, Andrew Freeman, 2009
Interceptions: 1 (twice), Tanner Nix and Josh Urbanowski, 2008
Sacks: N/A, minimum 1
Caused Fumbles: 1, Daniel Price, 2009
Fumble Recoveries: 3, Andrew Freeman, 2008
Longest TD Pass: N/A, None Thrown
Longest TD Run: 52 Yards, Xander Tabor, 2019
Longest Interception Return for a TD: N/A, None Returned
Longest Fumble Return for a TD: 21 Yards, Andrew Freemen, 2008
Longest Punt Return for a TD: N/A, None Returned
Longest Kickoff Return for a TD: N/A, None Returned
Longest Field Goal: N/A, None Attempted
Most Points Scored: 18 (three times), Rodney Robertson, 2008, J.D. Gray, 2009, and Andrew Freeman, 2009
Crittenden County Single Game School
Records Versus Russellville Broken or Tied Last Week
Receiving Touchdowns: 3, Preston Morgeson, 2020 (Playoff)
Tackles for Loss: 4 (three times) Sean O'Leary, 2018; Tyler Boone, 2020 (Regular Season); and Tyler Boone, 2020 (Playoff)
Playoff Game School Records
Passing Yards: 251, Austin Berry, 2004 vs. Mayfield (Round 2)
Passing Completions: 25, Hunter Boone, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Passing Attempts: 39, Hunter Boone, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Passing Touchdowns: 5, Hunter Boone, 2016 vs. Fort Knox (Round 1)
Interceptions Thrown: 4, Hunter Boone, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Highest Completion Percentage: 75.00% (18/24) , Hunter Boone, 2016 vs. Fort Knox (Round 1) *min. 14 attempts
Rushing Yards: 252, Devon Nesbitt,
2017 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Rushing Touchdowns: 6, Rodney Robertson, 2008 vs. Ballard Memorial (Round 2) School Record
Rushing Attempts: 40, Devon Nesbitt, 2017 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Receiving Yards: 125, Ethan Hunt, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Receptions: 12, Ethan Hunt, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Receiving Touchdowns: 3, Ethan Hunt, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2) and Preston Morgeson, 2020 vs. Russellville (Round 2)
Tackles: 22 (twice), Blake Gardner, 2005 vs. Mayfield (Rd 2) and Adam Beavers, 2017, vs. Campbellsville (Rd 3)
Tackles for Loss: 4 (four times), Shawn Lanham, 2002 vs. Fulton City (Round 1); Adam Beavers, 2016 vs. Bethlehem; Tyler Boone, 2018 vs. Campbellsville (Round 3); Tyler Boone, 2020 vs. Russellville (Round 2).
Interceptions: 2 (twice), Denis Hodge, 1985 vs. Carroll County (Rd 4) and Caden McCallister, 2017 vs. Caverna (Rd 1)
Sacks: 3, Braxton Winders, 2019 vs. Caverna (Round 1)
Caused Fumbles: 2, Sean O’Leary, 2018 vs. Caverna (Round 1)
Fumble Recoveries: 3 (three times), Andrew Freeman, 2008 vs. Kentucky Country Day (Round 1); Devin Hopper, 2015 vs. Caverna (Round 1); Ethan Hunt, 2016 vs. Fort Knox (Round 1)
Longest TD Pass: 75 Yards, Blake Gardner from Austin Berry, 2005 vs. Fulton County (Round 1)
Longest TD Run: 75 Yards, Rodney Robertson, 2008 vs. Ballard Memorial (Round 2)
Longest Interception Return for a TD: 60 Yards, Xander Tabor, 2019 vs. Russellville (Round 2)
Longest Fumble Return for a TD: 21 Yards, Andrew Freeman, 2008 vs. Kentucky Country Day (Round 1)
Longest Punt Return for a TD: 63 Yards, J.D. Gray, 2008, vs. Ballard Memorial (Round 2)
Longest Kickoff Return for a TD: 92 Yards, Alex Cosby, 2015 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Longest Field Goal: 26 Yards, Will Perkins, 2016 vs. Bethlehem (Round 2)
Most Points Scored: 36, Rodney Robertson, 2008 vs. Ballard Memorial (Round 2)
Broken and Record Breakers to Watch
Tyler Boone is now the all-time leader in tackles with 376. The previous record was 375 tackles by
Lathen Easley has 17 sacks which ranks tied for 2nd on the all-time list. Tied with Easley is Adam Beavers with 17 and the all-time leader is Sean O’Leary has 18. This record has stood since 2018.
Lathen Easley has 9 career forced fumbles which is tied for the second most in a career. Travis McKinney is the all-time leader with 10. This record has stood since 2015.
Caden McCalister is tied for the all-time lead in fumble recoveries with nine. He is tied with Travis Fitzgerald. This record has stood since 2015.
Tyler Boone is the all-time leader for Career Tackles for Loss with 55. Boone is now the third new record holder in this category in the past four seasons. Adam Beavers is second in the category with 47 TFL.
Dylan Yates’s nine sacks have broken the record of most sacks by a junior which was held by teammate, Braxton Winders (2019), eight sacks.
Noah Perkins currently has a 91.89% (102/111) career made PAT percentage. The school record is currently held by Cody Belt with a 91.67% (44/48).
Noah Perkins is near perfect on the year in extra points (39/41). The record of PAT % made in a season is 94.29% (33/35) by Will Perkins in 2016. Noah is currently at 95.12%.
Luke Crider has the fourth longest streak of games with a TD pass with 8. Next up are Austin Berry with 11, Hunter Boone with 13, and Hunter Boone with 14. Streaks of 10 games with a passing TD or more qualify for inclusion in the KHSAA record book.
With the playoff win last week, Coach Thompson now has the second most playoff wins in school history, five. He passed Pat Gates with four. The all-time leader is Al Starnes with 18.
Crittenden County won its fourth consecutive district crown with the win last week. Before this current streak, the only time CC won at least two district title consecutively was in the 2001 and 2002 seasons.
This senior class has 36 wins over their four seasons. Only the graduating class of 2000 has had more victories, 37.
This senior class has a winning percentage of 75.00% (36-12) during high school. Only the graduating class has a higher winning percentage with 77.08% (37-11). The junior class on this year's team is currently 28-7 (80.00%).
Preston Morgeson now has four receiving touchdowns of 50 yards or longer in his career. He is the fourth player to accomplish this feat along with T.K. Guess and Ethan Dossett. Additionally, Morgeson is the only player to score four touchdowns of 50 yards or longer in the same season.
Noah Perkins has now scored 105 career points. He is the only player in school history to score at least 100 points in a career without ever scoring a touchdown.
Crittenden County is holding its opponents to 72.1 yards rushing per game this season. The record for the lowest amount of rush yards per game allowed in a season is 78.2 in 2018.
Luke Crider has 1,849 career passing yards ranking him 6th in the category and next up are J.D. Gray with 2,172, Jamie Curtis with 2,813, and Nick Castiller with 2,814.
Luke Crider has 1,304 passing yards this season ranking him 7th in that category. Next up are Austin Berry (2005) with 1,486, Hunter Boone (2016) with 1,801 and Austin Berry (2004) with 2,017.
Luke Crider has 122 career passing completions ranking him 8th on the list. Next up are Travis Gilbert with 140, Turner Martin with 146, and J.D. Gray with 174.
Luke Crider has 78 completions this season which are tied for 9th most in a single season. Next up are Austin Berry (2005) & Sean Thompson with 83, and Jamie Curtis with 88.
Luke Crider is 10th in career passing attempts with 230. Next up are Zach Brantley with 249 and Travis Gilbert with 279.
Luke Crider is tied for 9th in career passing attempts with 154. Next up are Turner Martin with 160, Nick Castiller with 161, and Austin Berry & Jamie Curtis with 203.
Luke Crider is 3rd in career touchdown passes with 29. Next up Austin Berry with 47 and the all-time leader Hunter Boone with 84.
Luke Crider has 18 passing TDs which are tied for 4th most in a single season. Next up are Austin Berry (2004) with 29, Hunter Boone (2017) with 32, and Hunter Boone (2018) with 33.
Luke Crider is 2nd in career passer rating with 147.40. Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 166.82.
Luke Crider is 2nd in career passing touchdowns to interceptions ratio with a 1.71 ratio. Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 2.61.
Preston Turley is 8th in career receiving yards with 796. Next up are Dylan Hollis with 828 and Denis Hodge with 874.
Tyler Boone is 12th in career receiving yards with 607. Next up are Jerry Jessup with 622 and Bobby Knox with 654.
Preston Morgeson has 580 career receiving yards. Next up are Alex Cosby with 585, Kayle Malcom with 586, and Jared Champion with 594.
Preston Morgeson has 481 receiving yards this season which is the 13th most ever in a single season. Next up are Dylan Hollis with 482, Chad Perryman with 490, Jerry Jessup with 503.
Kaleb Nesbitt has recorded the 47th occurrence of a Rocket player having at least 250 yards receiving in a season. He has 260 yards receiving this season.
Preston Turley is tied for 7th in career receiving touchdowns with 10. Next up are Preston Morgeson & Jamie Champion with 11 and Chad Perryman with 15.
Preston Morgeson is tied for 5th in career receiving touchdowns with 11. Next up are Chad Perryman with 15.
Tyler Boone is tied for 19th in career receiving touchdowns with seven. Next up are six players with eight and four with nine receiving touchdowns.
Preston Turley is 12th in career receptions with 46. Next up are Bobby Know with 48, Denis Hodge with 50, and Kayel Malcom with 51.
Tyler Boone is tied for 22nd in career receptions with 37. Next up are Grant Gardner (38), and Tanner Nix, Shawnte Moss, & Jared Champion with 40.
Caden McCalister is 18th in career total touchdowns with 21. Next up are Jeramie Sorina with 22, Branen Lamey and Dylan Hollis with 23, and Ethan Dossett with 25.
Caden McCalister is 22nd in career scoring with 134 points. Next up are three players within 13 points of McCalister’s current total.
Noah Perkins is 2nd in career extra points attempted with 111. Next up is the all-time leader, George Congenie, with 113.
Noah Perkins is 9th in extra points attempted in a season with 41. Next up are George Congenie (2005) with 42 and Will Perkins with 44.
Noah Perkins has made 102 career extra points and is the all-time leader breaking a 15 year old record held by George Congenie who had 90.
Noah Perkins is tied for 4th in extra points made in a season with 39. Next up are Cody Belt with 43, Noah Perkins with 46 and Parker Johnson with 48.
Caden McCalister is tied for second in career interceptions returned for a touchdown with two along with Xander Tabor, Branen Lamey and Butch McWilliams. T.K. Guess is the all-time leader with four.
Caden McCalister is 7th in career tackles with 300. Next up are Von Summers with 307, Wompie Steward with 311, and Gaige Courtney with 345.
Braxton Winders is 9th in career tackles with 285. Next up are Caden McCalister with 283, Blake Gardner with 289 and Caden McCalister with 300.
Lathen Easley is 24th in career tackles with 217. Next up are Brian Berry with 218, Brad Hart with 222, and Andrew Freeman with 230.
Tyler Boone is 24th in single season tackles with 107. There are 13 players within 12 tackles of Boone’s current total.
Lathen Easley is 6th in career tackles for loss with 30. Next up are Dylan Clark with 35 and Tyler Boone with 41.
Dylan Yates is tied for 11th in career tackles for loss with 23. Next up are Gavin Dickerson & Gaige Courtney with 24, and Bobby Knox with 25.
Caden McCalister was 17 tackles for loss in his career which ranks with 19th. Next up are eight players within 5 TFLs of McCalister’s current total.
Braxton Winders will be the 25th Rocket to record 15 career tackles for loss after he records his next TFL.
Tyler Boone is third in TFL in a season with 23. Next up are Adam Beavers with 26 and Sean O’Leary with 31.
Caden McCalister has ten career interceptions which ranks him tied for fourth on the all-time list. Next up is Denis Hodge with 14.
Preston Morgeson is tied for 10th in career interceptions with 6. Next up are Chad Perryman, Matt Mattingly, and Xander Tabor with 7.
Dylan Yates is fifth in sacks in a career with 13. Next up are Zack Beverly with 15, Lathen Easley & Adam Beavers with 17, an Sean O’Leary with 18.
Tyler Boone is sixth in career sacks with 12. Next up is Dylan Yates with 13 and Zack Beverly with 15.
Braxton Winders is tied for sixth in career sacks with 10. Next up are Tyler Boone with 12, Dylan Yates with 13, and Zack Beverly with 15.
Dylan Yates is tied for 2nd in sacks for a single season with 9. Next up is the single season leader Sean O’Leary with 11.
Tyler Boone is tied for fifth in career forced fumbles with 8.
Kaleb Nesbitt has an active streak of five consecutive games with at least one reception. Nesbitt is the 40 player in school history to accomplish this feat.