By: Andy Hunt
County Results (0-3, 0-0)
Union City (TN) (2A, 4-3) – 12-28 - LOSS
^South Fulton (TN) (1A, 1-5) – 0-6 – LOSS
**Greenfield (TN) (1A, 6-0) – 16-20 – LOSS
Crittenden County (1A, 4-1) – Away
Ballard Memorial (2A, 0-4) – Home
Union County (3A, 0-4) – Away
Russellville (1A, 2-2) – Home
Mayfield (2A, 4-1) – Home
* Caverna is not currently listed on the KHSAA schedule for Fulton County
^South Fulton has lost one game by 19 points and the other four by margins of 14 points or less.
**Greenfield has won one game by 24 points, another by 20, and the other four by 6 points or less.
- Since week 6 of 2007, FC is 21-113 overall. They are 14-25 in their last 39 games.
- 1963 was the first varsity season for Fulton County High School’s football program.
Fulton County Series
Season - Result - Score - Location
1971 - WIN - 29-12 - HOME
1972 - WIN - 50-0 - AWAY
1973 - LOSS - 6-8 - HOME
1974 - WIN - 13-6 - AWAY
1975 - WIN - 13-8 - HOME
1976 - LOSS - 14-34 - AWAY
1977 - WIN - 19-15 - HOME
1978 - LOSS - 0-20 - AWAY
1985 - WIN - 7-6 - AWAY - Playoffs
1987 - WIN - 14-6 - HOME
1988 - LOSS - 21-28 - AWAY
1989 - WIN - 12-5 - HOME
1990 - LOSS - 0-13 - AWAY
1991 - WIN - 34-20 - HOME
1992 - LOSS - 15-18 - HOME - Playoffs
1993 - LOSS - 6-42 - AWAY
1994 - LOSS - 17-25 - HOME
1995 - LOSS - 16-32 - AWAY
1996 - WIN - 28-25 - HOME
1998 - WIN - 25-6 - HOME - Playoffs
1999 - WIN - 42-0 - AWAY
1999 - WIN - 54-8 - HOME - Playoffs
2000 - WIN - 39-12 - HOME
2001 - WIN - 47-0 - AWAY
2002 - WIN - 30-6 - AWAY
2005 - WIN - 39-8 - HOME - Playoffs
2007 - WIN - 40-12 - HOME
2008 - WIN - 58-8 - AWAY
2009 - WIN - 1-0 - HOME - Forfeit
2010 - WIN - 61-6 - AWAY
2015 - WIN - 50-6 - AWAY
2016 - WIN - 70-32 - HOME
2017 - WIN - 50-0 - AWAY
2018 - WIN - 59-8 - HOME
2019 - WIN - 30-12 – AWAY
CC leads the series 26 - 9 (74.3% winning percentage)
The series was tied 9 - 9 before winning the last 17 in a row.
Biggest win in the series for CC, 61-6 in 2010.
Biggest loss in the series for CC, 6-42 in 1993.
CC has scored at least 25 points in each of the last 16 games played (excluding the forfeit game in 2009).
The most significant game has been the 1985 playoff matchup when CC beat then #1 FC and eventually went on to win the state title.
Longest Current Win Streaks Against Any Opponent
Consecutive Wins – Opponent
17 – Fulton County
11 – Webster County
11 – Caverna
10 – Fulton City*
6 – Heath*
6 – Greenville*
* School is no longer in existence or playing football
Crittenden County Single Game School Records Versus
(Some Statistical Categories Unavailable)
Passing Yards: 203, Nick Castiller, 2015
Passing Completions: 13, Mike Sutton, 1972
Passing Attempts: 29, Nathan Boone, 1994
Passing Touchdowns: 5, Nick Castiller, 2015
Interceptions Thrown: 4, Jamie Curtis, 1990
Completion Percentage: 85.67% (13/15), Mike Sutton, 1972 (School Record)
Rushing Yards: 212, Xander Tabor,
Rushing Touchdowns: 4, Devon Nesbitt, 2018
Rushing Attempts: 31, Ronnie Moss, 1988
Yards: 151, Mike Tosh, 1972
Receptions: 9, Mike Tosh, 1972
Receiving Touchdowns: 3, Mike Tosh, 1972
Tackles: 19, Seldon Howerton,
Tackles for Loss: 3, Petey Patterson, 1995
Interceptions: 3, Jeramie Sorina, 2007
Sacks: 3, Adam Beavers, 2016
Forced Fumbles: 2, Lathen Easley, 2018
Fumble Recoveries: N/A, minimum 2
Longest TD Pass: 82 Yards, Seth
Birdwell from Nick Castiller, 2015
Longest TD Run: 58 Yards, Devon Nesbitt, 2016
Longest Interception Return for a TD: 86 Yards, David Beverly, 1994
Longest Fumble Return for a TD: 19 Yards, Dyllan Thornton, 2008
Longest Punt Return for a TD: N/A, minimum 60 Yards
Longest Kickoff Return for a TD: 99 Yards, David Beverly, 1996 (School Record)
Longest Field Goal: 20 Yards, Javon Doom, 1994
Most Points Scored: 26 Points, Devon Nesbitt, 2017
Crittenden County Single Game School
Records Versus Caverna Broken or Tied Last Week
Passing Yards: 213, Luke Crider, 2020
Passing Touchdowns: 4 (twice), Luke Crider, 2019 (Playoff) and Luke Crider, 2020
Receiving Yards: 97, Preston Morgeson, 2020
Receiving Touchdowns: 2 (four times), Payton Riley, 2018, Preston Turley, 2019 (Playoff), Preston Morgeson, 2020, and Brysen Baker, 2020
TD Pass: 62
Yards, Brysen Baker from Luke Crider, 2020
Longest TD Run: 77 Yards, Xander Tabor, 2020
Longest Interception Return for a TD: 35 Yards, Maddox Carlson, 2020
The 78-0 victory last week set team scoring records for:
-Most Points in a Half, 64 (Old Record: 57)
-Most Points in a Game, 78 (Old Record: 70 (twice))
-Largest Shutout, 78 (Old Record: 69-0)
-Largest Margin of Victory, 78 (Old Record: 69-0)
Noah Perkins has become the 52nd kicker in the history of Kentucky high school football to kick 30 consecutive extra points. The streak dates back to last season.
Last week was the first time in 24 games that Crittenden County has put up over 500 yards of total offense.
Luke Crider is currently averaging the 2nd most yards per passing attempt in a career. Crider is averaging 8.57 yards per passing attempt and Austin Berry averaged 9.45.
For a season, Luke Crider is currently second in yards per pass completion with 19.09 yards. David Cozart is the all-time leader with 20.12 for the 1987 season.
Crittenden County has scored a defensive TD in each of the past two games. Since midway through the 2005 season, CC has had back-to-back games with a defensive TD only two other times. That span of time covers 178 games.
CC scored 36 points in the first quarter and 28 points in the second quarter versus Caverna. Crittenden County had never scored at least 22 points in each of the 1st and 2nd quarters until last week.
Crittenden County had five rushing and five passing TDs last week. Never before had CC had at least five rushing and five passing TDs in a single game.
The Rockets had five rushing touchdowns and five passing touchdowns last week. That is the sixth time in the past 12 games the Rockets have recorded at least three rushing TDs and two passing TDs in the same game.
After last week, Xander Tabor has two career rushing TDs of 72 yards or longer. The only other players to have at least two 72-yard rushing touchdowns are David Beverly (4), Jimmy Hopper (3), and Steve Davidson (2).
Preston Morgeson is the sixth player in school history to have two 62-yard or longer receiving TDs in a career and the fourth to have two in the same season. No one has ever had three 62-yard or longer receiving TDs in the same season.
CC opponents are attempting on average 27.0 passes a game this season. In no other season have the Rocket opponents averaged more than 24.2 pass attempts per game.
The Rockets have not allowed a point to be scored in the second quarter this season. That is five consecutive games without allowing a second quarter point which has not been done since weeks 4-8 of the 1998 season.
Over the past 48 games, the Rockets have only been held scoreless in the second quarter five times while the Rocket defense has held its opponent scoreless 23 times including last week.
CC is allowing 159.2 yards passing per game this season. CC has only allowed more than 159.2 once in a single season since 1988.
Crittenden County has won seven homes games in a row dating back to last season. The school record is eleven which the Rockets could tie during this season with home wins over Fulton County, Paducah Tilghman and in the first two rounds of the playoffs (assuming the Rockets are the district #1 seed). Crittenden County won 11 home games in a row from the 1985 to the 1986 seasons.
Record Breakers To Watch This Week
Noah Perkins has made 88 career extra points and is only behind the all-time leader, George Congenie, with 90. This record has stood since 2005.
Noah Perkins is currently on a consecutive extra points made streak of 30 which is the 2nd longest streak in school history. The all-time leader is Noah Perkins’s brother, Will, with 33 consecutive PATs made. This record has stood since 2016. Noah’s 30 straight qualifies for inclusion the KHSAA record book.
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 is tied for second in career forced fumbles with nine. Travis McKinney is the all-time leader with 10. This record has stood since 2015.
Caden McCalister ranks tied for second in career fumble recoveries with eight. Travis Fitzgerald with nine is the all-time leader. This record has stood since 2015.
Xander Tabor is 5th in career rushing yards with 2,847. Next up are Jimmy Hopper with 3,028 and J.D. Gray with 3,222.
Xander Tabor is 6th in career rushing touchdowns with 35. Next up are Ronnie Moss with 36 and David Beverly with 37.
Xander Tabor recorded his 10th rushing TD last week. He is now the eighth rocket to have 10 or more rushing TDs in a season, twice.
Xander Tabor is fifth in career rushing attempts with 397. Next up are Rodney Robertson with 464 and J.D. Gray with 495.
Luke Crider has 1,423 career passing yards ranking him 10th in the category and next up are Zach Brantley with 1,432 and Doug Campbell with 1,515.
Luke Crider has 878 passing yards this season ranking him 13th in that category. The next five players on the list are within 187 yards of Crider’s current total.
Luke Crider has 90 career passing completions ranking him 12th on the list. Next up are Doug Campbell with 95 and Zach Brantley & Al Simmons with 102.
Luke Crider is 4th in career touchdown passes with 22. Next up are J.D. Gray with 24, Austin Berry with 47 and the all-time leader Hunter Boone with 84.
Luke Crider has 11 passing TDs which are tied for the 8th most in a single season. Next up is Mike Sutton with 12.
Luke Crider’s four passing TDs last week were the 13th time in school history a Rocket QB has thrown four TD passes or more in a game.
Luke Crider is 6th in career completion percentage with 54.22%. Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 57.32%.
Luke Crider is 2nd in career passer rating with 156.71. Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 166.82.
Luke Crider is 2nd in career passing touchdowns to interceptions ratio with a 2.00 ratio. Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 2.61.
Tyler Boone is 12th in career receiving yards with 605. Next up are Jerry Jessup with 622 and Bobby Knox with 654.
Preston Turley is 8th in career receiving yards with 722. Next up are Dylan Hollis with 828 and Denis Hodge with 874.
Tyler Boone is tied for 18th in career receiving touchdowns with seven. Next up are five players with eight and four with nine receiving touchdowns.
Preston Turley is tied for 6th in career receiving touchdowns with 10. Next up are Jamie Champion with 11 and Chad Perryman with 15.
Tyler Boone is 23rd in career receptions. Next up are Tyler Coleman (37), Grant Gardner (38), Preston Turley (39), and Tanner Nix, Shawnte Moss, & Jared Champion with 40.
Preston Turley is 20th in career receptions with 39. Next up are Tanner Nix, Shawnte Moss, & Jared Champion with 40.
Preston Morgeson, a sophomore, has four receiving TDs this season. The record for the most receiving TDs by a sophomore in a season is six by Jerry Jessup (1987) and Rodney Robertson (2008).
Xander Tabor has become the 33rd player to have at least 25 career receptions.
Xander Tabor is 10th in career yards of offense (rushing + passing) with 2,873. Next up are Sean Thompson with 2,987 and Jimmy Hopper with 3,028.
Xander Tabor is 5th in yards from scrimmage (rushing + receiving) with 3,097. Next up are Rodney Robertson with 3,381 and J.D. Gray with 3,411.
Xander Tabor is 7th in career total touchdowns with 39. Next up are David Beverly with 42 and Dennis Mott & Rodney Robertson with 44.
Xander Tabor is 9th in “career touchdowns responsible for” with 41. Next up are David Beverly with 42 and Rodney Robertson & Dennis Mott with 44.
Xander Tabor is 8th in career scoring with 246 points. Next up are Ronnie Moss with 248, David Beverly with 260 and Rodney Robertson with 268.
When Caden McCalister scores two more points, he will be the 33rd player in school history to record 100 career points scored.
Noah Perkins is 3rd in career extra points attempted with 95. Next up are J.R. Adams with 96 and the all-time leader, George Congenie, with 113.
Noah Perkins attempted eight extra points last week which are tied of the third most ever in a game.
Noah Perkins has become the fourth Rocket kicker to make at least 25 extra points in two different seasons.
Noah Perkins made eight extra points last week which is tied for the second most ever in a game by a Rocket Kicker.
Caden McCalister and Xander Tabor are tied for second in career interceptions returned for a touchdown with two along with Branen Lamey and Butch McWilliams. T.K. Guess is the all-time leader with four.
Tyler Boone is fourth in career tackles with 316. Gaige Courtney (345), Gavin Dickerson (372) and the all-time leader Adam Beavers (375) are ahead of Boone.
Caden McCalister is 10th in career tackles with 276. Next up are Aaron Berry with 277 and Sean O’Leary with 281.
Braxton Winders is 12th in career tackles with 268. Next up are Billy Mills with 274, Caden McCalister with 276, Aaron Berry with 277, and Sean O’Leary with 281.
Lathen Easley is 27th in career tackles with 200. Next up are Brenden Phillips with 201, and Travis Fitzgerald with 208.
Tyler Boone is fourth in career tackles for loss with 41. Next up are Aaron Berry with 43, Sean O’Leary with 44, and the all-time leader, Adam Beavers, with 47.
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 14th in career tackles for loss with 19. Next up are Travis McKinney and Matt Jent with 21.
Caden McCalister has nine career interceptions which ranks him fifth on the all-time list. Next up are Mike Taylor with 10 and Denis Hodge with 14.
Xander Tabor has seven career interceptions which ranks him tied for seventh on the all-time list. Next up are Chad Perryman & Caden McCalister with eight and Mike Taylor with 10.
When Preston Morgeson records his next interception, he will become the 15th player to record six interceptions in a career.
Tyler Boone is fifth in career sacks with 12. Next up is Zack Beverly with 15.
Braxton Winders are tied for sixth in career sacks with 10. Next up are Tyler Boone with 12 and Zack Beverly with 15.
Dylan Yates is tied for 11th in career sacks with nine. Ahead of Yates are six players with 10 and then Zack Beverly with 15.
Dylan Yates’s five sacks this season are edging close to the record of most sacks by a junior which is held by teammate, Braxton Winders (2019), 8 sacks.
Noah Perkins currently has a 92.63% (88/95) career made PAT percentage. The school record is currently held by Cody Belt with a 91.67% (44/48).
Noah Perkins is perfect on the year in extra points (25/25). The percentage made of PATs in a season is 94.29% (33/35) by Will Perkins in 2016.
Brysen Baker and Preston Morgeson became the 36th and 37th players to record a streak of at least five consecutive games with at least one reception.
Luke Crider has recorded the 11th occurrence of a Rocket QB throwing at least one TD pass in four consecutive games.
Scored in a Game by Crittenden County
Points – Opponent – Score
78 – Caverna – 78-0
70 – Fulton County (2016) – 70-32
70 – Ballard Memorial (2017) – 70-74
69 – Caverna (2017) – 69-0
65 – Fulton City (1986) – 65-20
64 – Greenville (1980) – 64-8
64 – Todd County Central (1996) – 64-7
63 – Caverna (2018) – 63-0
Scored in a Half by Crittenden County
Points – Opponent – Score
All are first half totals, no second halves qualified
64 – Caverna – 2020
57 – Caverna (Playoff) – 2017
56 – Fulton County – 2016
54 – Fulton County – 2010
51 – Fulton County – 2008
51 – Caverna – 2018
49 – Fulton City – 2018
48 – Hopkins County Central – 2018
48 – Muhlenberg County – 2004
48 – Hopkins County Central – 2015
48 – Fulton City – 2017
Scored in a 1st Quarter by Crittenden County
Points – Opponent – Score
42 – Caverna (Playoffs) – 2017
40 – Fulton County – 2010
37 – Caverna (Playoffs) – 2018
36 – Fulton County – 2015
36 – Fulton City – 2018
36 – Caverna – 2020
35 – Fulton City – 2010
35 – Fulton City – 2017
34 – Muhlenberg North – 2004
34 – Caverna (Playoffs) – 2019
32 – Christian County – 1963
30 – Fulton City – 2009
30 – Fulton County – 2008
28 – Ballard Memorial (Playoff) – 2008
28 – Hopkins County Central – 2015
with 250 or More Passing Yards As A Team
Yards – Opponent – Season
447 – Ballard Memorial – 2017
361 – Ballard Memorial – 2018
340 – Hancock County – 2004
329 – Stewart County (TN) – 2017
325 – Webster County – 2018
322 – Caldwell County – 2017
309 – Mayfield – 2004
280 – Muhlenberg – 2014
280 – Trigg County – 2020
272 – Trigg County – 2018
259 – Caverna – 2020
257 – Todd County Central – 2015
255 – Webster County – 2017
250 – Russellville – 2015