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Rebels hold off Shelbyville to end gridiron season with win

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:52 pm

Franklin County’s Jarious Johnson sprints down the field with the ball during a game Friday against Shelbyville Central High School. Johnson scored three rushing touchdowns in the game to finish the season with a school-record 24 touchdowns. Photo provided by Trent Loman
The Franklin County Rebels beat the Shelbyville Central High School Golden Eagles 35-32 at home Friday to end their season with an even .500 record.
 
The two teams went back and forth with their scoring in the first half as the Rebels got the last score and took a 21-20 lead into halftime.
 
The Rebels stayed ahead for the entire second half and their defense held strong on a final drive by the Golden Eagles to clinch the three-point victory.
 
With the win, the Rebels finished their campaign with a record of 5-5.
 
Read more about the game in Tuesday’s edition of the Herald Chronicle.