In a game with a score more like a basketball game than a football game, the Floyd Central Highlanders completely overpowered visiting Seymour Friday night, scoring 12 touchdowns in an 84-43 smashing.
The Highanders reached the end zone nine times in the first half. Gaige Klingsmith had a huge night with seven touchdowns, the longest coming on a 60-yard run in the first quarter. The Floyd Central junior later had another touchdown on a 42-yard run, and Gabriel Kennedy also made a big play with a 60-yard run late in the game.
The Highlanders had 642 yards of offense. Floyd Central carried the ball 47 times for 437 yards, averaging 9.3 yards a carry. Klingsmith ran the ball 20 times for 265 yards, and Kennedy had five carries for 88 yards. Colton Kimm kept the ball seven times for 31 yards, and Victor Aemmer had six carries for 28 yards.
Kimm completed eight of 14 passing attempts for 200 yards and two touchdowns. Brandon Stout caught one pass for 71 yards, while Austin Carl had two catches for 56 yards. Klingsmith had a catch for 42 yards, and Adam Wallace caught two passes for 25 yards. Floyd Central had 15 first downs to Seymour's 11.
Logan Vaughn had five tackles and three assists for the Highlanders. John Strobel had five tackles and six assists, and Elijah Miller finished with five tackles and three assists.
Seymour had 25 carries for 102 yards and threw the ball 37 times, completing 19 for 362 yards, for a total of 464 yards of offense.
The Highlanders will travel to Jeffersonville Friday night with game time at 7.