Stars of the South: Kentucky
Conner QB Drew Barker
Conner QB Drew Barker
Kentucky Recruiting Analyst
Posted Nov 13, 2011


The state of Kentucky had some outstanding performances on the second weekend of the playoffs. Scout.com shares some of these outings with our readers.

The state of Kentucky had some outstanding performances on the second weekend of the playoffs. Scout.com shares some of these outings with our readers.

Drew Barker
QB - 6-4 190 lbs.
Conner (Ky.)

Drew Barker was a part of a record setting game for Conner in an 84-48 win over Franklin County. Barker rushed for 219 yards and four touchdowns on 26 carries. As a team, Conner rushed for 745 yards.

DeMichael Jackson
RB – 5-11 190 lbs.
Jeffersontown (Ky.)

Senior DeMichael Jackson was dominant yet again for Jeffersontown in their 26-14 win over North Bullitt. Jackson rushed for 240 yards on 29 carries and had three touchdowns. He also threw for another 101 yards in the victory.

Benjamin Lawler
QB – 6-3 190 lbs.
Scott County (Ky.)

Scott County defeated Ballard 49-35 Friday night behind a great game from senior quarterback Benjamin Lawler. Lawler completed six of nine passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed 15 times for 71 yards and two more scores.

Patrick Towles
QB – 6-5 230 lbs.
Highlands (Ky.)

Patrick Towles had another huge game in Highlands 67-20 win over Johnson Central. The Bluebird quarterback threw for 407 yards on 25 of 33 passing, and one touchdown in the second round win.

Anthony Wales
RB 5-11 185 lbs.
Central (Ky.)
Ace Wales returned to the field in Central’s second round win over Corbin, 62-7. Wales rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught an 81 yards pass for another touchdown in the win.

Ryan Timmons
ATH – 5-10 175 lbs.
Franklin Co. (Ky.)

Junior Ryan Timmons finished off his junior year in a big way on Friday night in a defeat to Conner. Timmons had 371 all purpose yards and two touchdowns. Timmons rushed seven times for 264 yards.

William Johnson
RB – 5-11 195 lbs.
Lafayette (Ky.)

William Johnson continued his strong play this season in a 20-7 playoff win over Campbell County. Johnson rushed the ball 34 times for 244 yards and a touchdown in the victory.

Caleb Pope
RB – 6-1 180 lbs.
Nicholas Co. (Ky.)

Nicholas County fell to defeat Friday night 28-14 to Fairview. Senior running back Caleb Pope rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Pope, battling a leg injury from later in the season, also managed to make eight tackles on the defensive side of the ball as well.

Tray Carr
QB – 5-10 185 lbs.
Madisonville North Hopkins (Ky.)

Madisonville fell to defeat at the hands of Franklin-Simpson Friday night, but the Maroons hung close in the 20-17 contest behind the play of senior quarterback Tray Carr. Carr rushed for 183 yards including an 81 yard score. He also threw for another touchdown pass in the contest.


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