Franklin County trailed by 10 points to Beechwood in the fourth quarter, but the explosive Flyer offense put up two quick scores to hold onto a 28-24 victory Friday night at Benny Watkins Field.
FCHS sophomore quarterback Barrett Sanderson threw a 15-yard pass to Chris Roberts for a touchdown with 9:08 left in the game, and then Lorenzo McCaskell ran 42 yards for a score with 7:37 on the clock to complete the rally.
The Flyers move to 5-0 and enter district play next Friday at West Jessamine. Beechwood falls to 2-2 on the season.
FCHS quarterback Barrett Sanderson went 14-of-20 for 197 yards and three touchdowns and one interception.
Lorenzo McCaskell led the Flyers with all-purpose yards with 146. He had six carries for 70 rushing yards and four receptions for 59 yards.
Look for a complete story in Sunday's State Journal.
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