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Sunday, October 3, 2010

Ryle 35, Campbell County 30 Burtraw's interception saves the day after Camels rally in second half

Ryle junior running back Travis Elliott scored three touchdowns and the Raiders ran out to a big lead, but Campbell County almost stole the victory in the second half.

Elliott returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown, as Ryle jumped out in front early and built a 28-10 halftime lead.
Campbell County outscored Ryle 20-7 in the second half, and had the ball with under two minutes remaining with a chance to take the lead.
With 1:30 remaining in the game, Ryle’s Tony Burtraw intercepted a pass on the 2-yard line to seal the victory.

Elliott finished the game with 242 yards on 23 carries. Ryle senior quarterback Conner Hempel finished with 137 yards on 16 carries and one touchdown.

Ryle, ranked No. 2 in the Enquirer Northern Kentucky area coaches’ poll, plays host to Simon Kenton on Oct. 8.

Campbell County, ranked No. 9 in the poll, plays host to Conner Oct. 8.


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