A furious comeback ended in disappointment for the Mason County football team on Friday.
The Royals trailed Bourbon County, 42-21, with four seconds left in the third quarter, but came back to take a 43-42 lead with under a minute to play, before CaMarr Myers scored on a 29-yard reception with 13 seconds left to give the Colonels a 50-43 win.
After getting blown out at Scott last week, 50-0, the Royals kept it close in the first half and only trailed by a touchdown at 28-21 at the break.
Myers scored his third and fourth rushing touchdowns of the night to make it a 42-21 lead in the third quarter. He finished with 160 yards and four touchdowns on 21 carries, while also catching two passes for 45 yards and a touchdown.
Mason County’s comeback included a 5-yard touchdown run from Seth Chambers and a 63-yard pass from Carson Brammer to Jayden Riggs. Chambers finished with 225 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries. Brammer completed six-of-16 passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns, while also carrying the ball 11 times for 104 yards and a score.
Mason County falls to 2-4 overall and 0-2 in district Class 4A, District 7 play. The Royals are scheduled to host Harrison County next Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Bourbon County improves to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in district play. The Colonels are scheduled to travel to Holmes next week for a 7:30 p.m. game.