Holy Cross falls to Danville 42-35 in Kentucky 2A semifinal game

Posted at 11:37 PM, Nov 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-26 00:35:39-05

COVINGTON, Ky. -- The Holy Cross Indians rallied in the fourth quarter but  lost to the Danville Admirals 42-35 in a Kentucky Class 2A semifinal matchup Friday night.

The Indians' rally ended with just 1:37 left in the game, when they had third-and-1 at midfield, but were stuffed at the line twice in a row. The Admirals then took over and ran out the clock.

Holy Cross was able to mount a 21-14 lead by halftime. But Danville scored 21 unanswered points in the third quarter to take a 35-21 lead. 

Holy Cross Senior RB Derrick Barnes had 90 yards rushing. Holy Cross had 255 yards offense for the game.

Danville’s QB Zach Dampier was 20-of-29 for 256 yards and four touchdowns. David Walker had nine catches for 179 yards to go along with three receiving touchdowns.

Danville will move on to play Christian Academy in the Championship game Dec. 4.