Tuesday, August 31, 2021

At a Glance: Week 2 vs Madisonville

By Andy Hunt
Week 1 Review

  • Crittenden County Single Game School Records Broken or Tied Versus Webster County Last Week
    • Tackles for Loss: 4 (four times), Adam Beavers, 2017, Brady Birk, 2017, Dylan Yates, 2021, and Case Gobin, 2021
  • Head Coach, Gaige Courtney, became the fourth CC head coach to win his debut (Daley, Gates, Thompson were the others).
  • CC had 495 total yards against Webster County last week.  In the last 28 games, CC has had more yards of offense only twice.
  • The 495 total yards from last week are the most in a season opener since 2017.
  • The 245 yards Luke Crider passed for last week was his second highest total for a single game.   All of his yards came in the first half last week.  Crider’s highest passing yards total is 280 yards (all in the first half) of the Trigg County 2020 game.
  • Luke Crider’s 245 passing yards are the 14th most ever by a CC quarterback in a single game.
  • Since 1982, the 46 points scored in the first half against Webster County were the most points ever scored by CC in the first half of a season opener.  Records are incomplete prior to 1982.
  • CC had 130 penalty yards last week.  In the last 208 CC football games, CC has only had more penalty than they did last week once (138 penalty yards, Murray, 2020).
  • Last week, CC was penalized 11 more times than Webster County (CC 13, WC 2). The only other known time in the 65 seasons of CC football that there has been a larger discrepancy was in 2001 versus Fulton County (Penalties - CC 19, FC 7). Those 19 penalties are the most ever by CC in a single game.


  • Madisonville – North Hopkins (MNH) Series
    • Season - Location - Score - CC Result
                    2011 - Home - 0-49 - LOSS
                    2012 - Away - 7-27 - LOSS
  • 2021 Madisonville-North Hopkins 4A (0-2, District 0-0)
                Week 1 – Union County (3A, 2-0) – 0-28
                Week 2 – Caldwell County (2A, 1-1) – 14-25
    • This is the first season for MNH Head Coach, Chris Price Sr.  He had been an assistant at MNH since 2009 and was an All-American at Western Kentucky University.  His son, Chris Price (#9), is a senior on the team.
    • Former MNH Head Coach, Jay Burgett, left in April 2021 to become the Associate Head Coach and Associate Athletic Director at Henderson County High School.
    • MNH has a three game home losing streak dating back to 2019.
    • Madisonville – North Hopkins has 64 players on its roster (59 players in 2020).
    • MNH is 1-9 in their last 10 games.
  • CC is 33-31 in week 2 games all-time (51.6% winning percentage).  
  • CC has won 19 of its last 25 week 2 games.

Crittenden County Single Game School Records Versus Madisonville – North Hopkins

  • Passing Yards: 53, Noah Dickerson, 2012
  • Passing Completions: 4, Noah Dickerson, 2012 
  • Passing Attempts: 22, Noah Dickerson, 2012
  • Passing Touchdowns: None
  • Interceptions Thrown: 2, Noah Dickerson, 2012

  • Rushing Yards: 97, Grant Gardner, 2011
  • Rushing Touchdowns: 1, Grant Gardner, 2012
  • Rushing Attempts: 22, Grant Gardner, 2011

  • Receiving Yards: 41, Bobby Knox, 2012
  • Receptions: 3, Bobby Knox, 2012
  • Receiving Touchdowns: None

  • Tackles: 17, Bobby Knox, 2012
  • Tackles for Loss: 2, Bobby Knox, 2011
  • Interceptions: 1 (three times), Travis Gilbert, 2011, Seth Birdwell, 2012, and Nick Castiller, 2012
  • Sacks: 1, Bobby Knox, 2012
  • Caused Fumbles: 1, Bobby Knox, 2011
  • Fumble Recoveries: 1 (three times), Wes Evers, 2011, Zac Knight, 2012, and Justin Asbridge, 2012

    ABOVE: Former Rocket, Bobby Knox (#30, 2009-2012), holds four defensive school records versus MNH.

  • Longest TD Pass: None
  • Longest TD Run: 1 yard, Grant Gardner, 2012
  • Longest Interception Return for a TD: None
  • Longest Fumble Return for a TD: None
  • Longest Punt Return for a TD: None
  • Longest Kickoff Return for a TD: None
  • Longest Field Goal: None
  • Most Points Scored: 6, Grant Gardner, 2012


  • Luke Crider has the fourth longest streak of games with a TD pass with 10.  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.
  • Luke Crider has 2,188 career passing yards ranking him 5th in the category and next up are Jamie Curtis with 2,813, Nick Castiller with 2,814, and Austin Berry with 3,744.  
  • Luke Crider has 139 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 is 9th in career passing attempts with 246.  Next up are Travis Gilbert with 279, Sean Thompson with 281, and J.D. Gray with 320.
  • Luke Crider is 3rd in career touchdown passes with 33.  Next up Austin Berry with 47 and the all-time leader Hunter Boone with 84.
  • Luke Crider is 6th in career completion percentage with 53.46%.  Austin Berry is the all-time leader at 57.32%.
  • Luke Crider is 2nd in career passer rating with 151.42.  Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 166.82.
  • Luke Crider is 2nd in career passing touchdowns to interceptions ratio with a 1.74 ratio.  Austin Berry is the all-time leader with 2.61.
  • Luke Crider became the 17th player to have 2,000 career yards of offense.  Crider now has 2,084 yards.  Next up are Dennis Mott with 2,150, Doug Campbell with 2,379, and Blake Gardner with 2,385.  Yards of Offense include rushing and passing yards combined.
  • Luke Crider is tied for 14th in TDs Responsible for in a Career with 33.  With 11 more TDs, Crider will be in 6th place in this category.
  • Preston Morgeson has 646 career receiving yards which is the 11th most all-time.  Next up are Bobby Knox with 654, Shawnte Moss with 697, and Preston Turley with 821.
  • Preston Morgeson will become only the 4th player to amass over 1,000 career yards receiving by the end of his junior year with 354 more yards receiving this season.  The other three are Ethan Dossett, T.K. Guess, and Chad Perryman.
  • Preston Morgeson is 5th in career receiving touchdowns with 12.  Next up is Chad Perryman with 15.
  • Preston Morgeson has 32 career receptions.  With 18 more receptions, Morgeson will be tied for 10th.  
  • Preston Morgeson is tied for 10th in career interceptions with 6.  Next up are Chad Perryman, Matt Mattingly, and Xander Tabor with 7.  
  • Preston Morgeson has scored 17 career TDs and is tied for 29th in that category.  With nine more TDs, Morgeson will be in 14th place.  Devon Nesbitt is the all-time leader with 61 TDs.
  • Preston Morgeson has 107 career points.  Morgeson became the 35th player to score 100 points in a career.  There are eight players within 13 points of this current total.
  • Dylan Yates is tied for 7th in career tackles for loss with 28.  Next up are Lathen Easley with 30 and Dylan Clark with 35. 
  • Dylan Yates is fifth in sacks in a career with 13.  Next up are Zack Beverly with 15, Lathen Easley & Adam Beavers with 17, and Sean O’Leary with 18.
  • Kaleb Nesbitt has an active streak of seven consecutive games with at least one reception.  Only 13 players have a longer streak in school history.
  • Kaleb Nesbitt has 27 career receptions.  He is 32nd on the list and nine players are within 10 receptions of his current total.
  • This senior class has a 78.38% winning percentage (29-8).  The highest winning percentage by a graduating class is 77.08% (37-11). 
  • With one more win, this senior class will become the 14th to win at least 30 games during their high school careers.  The most is 37 by the class of 2000.