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Cavs notch first win!

Jenkins receiver Brady Addington didn’t have a catch all night long against South Floyd in regulation.

Addington hauled in a 15-yard pass from quarterback Darian Slone in overtime and then caught the conversion to help the Cavaliers to a 28-20 win over the South Floyd at Raider Stadium on Oct. 7.

The victory snapped an 11-game losing streak for the Cavaliers, now 1-6. The Raiders fell to 0-7.

Jenkins running back Audie Fields finished with 113 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns. His 15-yard touchdown run with 7 minutes, 27 seconds left in the opening period put the Cavaliers up 6-0.

South Floyd came right back as running back Elijah Cotton scored on a two-yard run with 4:53 to play in the first quarter to tie the game at 6-6.

Jenkins went back on top when Coty Wright raced 16 yards for a score with 9:17 remaining in the first half to put the Cavaliers up 12-6 at the break.

The Raiders took a 14-12 lead on Cotton’s oneyard run and quarterback Brady Jones’s conversion pass to Daniel Thornsberry with one minute to play in the third period.

Jenkins came right back as Fields returned the ensuing kickoff 67 yards for a touchdown with 43 seconds to play 20-14.

Cotton scored on a one-yard run with 3:45 left in the game to pull the Raiders even at 20.

Jenkins will play at Clinton County (3-5) and South Floyd travels to Hazard (6-2) on Oct. 13.

Teddy Paynter is sports editor for the Pikeville Medical Center’s Medical Leader.

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