Whitaker rushes for over 500 yards in Hornets' first four games

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SALYERSVILLE - Magoffin County senior running back Brady Whitaker has rushed for over 500 yards in the Hornets' first four games in the 2018 high school football season. Less than half way through his senior season, Whitaker has rushed 46 times for 544 yards and five touchdowns.

Whitaker, who is averaging 136 rushing yards per game, leads Magoffin County in both rushing and receiving. The productive Whitaker has hauled in seven receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns.

As a team, Magoffin County has rushed for 1,133 yards thus far in the 2018 high school football season. 

Grayson Lanning ranks second in rushing for the Hornets. Lanning has rushed 22 times for 259 yards and two touchdowns.

Providing Magoffin County with another rushing threat, Nick Caldwell has rushed 19 times for 108 yards and two TDs.

Magoffin County quarterback Lucas Litteral has completed 13 of 29 passes for 236 yards and five touchdowns. Litteral has thrown six interceptions.

Lanning has been on the receiving end of two of Litteral's five scoring passes. 

Magoffin County has recorded back-to-back shutouts in games versus East Ridge and Betsy Layne. 

Mason Lovely leads the Magoffin County defensive unit with a team-high 50 tackles. 

Matthew Watkins has recorded 29 tackles, Buddy Collins 25 tackles, Caldwell 24 tackles and Lanning 23 tackles for the Hornets. 

Watkins has delivered a team-best four interceptions. 

Magoffin County is preparing to visit Harlan in Week 4 of the 2018 high school football season. 

 

Brady Whitaker has rushed for over 500 yards in Magoffin County's first four games in the 2018 high school football season. 
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