Trigg County's Trace Kuberski (24) and Brandon Wilson (32) stop Murray back James Holland during their scrimmage Friday night.
Trigg County looked good in their final tuneup before the season starts next week. The Wildcats tied Murray at one touchdown apiece and beat Union County two TDs to one. Each scrimmage lasted about a half.
Against Murray, Trigg County's score came on a 2-yard run by quarterback Luke McKenzie. Murray scored when their running back fumbled at the Trigg 10-yard line and a Tiger receiver scooped and scored to even the game. Murray had one other score called back due to a penalty.
For the game, Murray had 133 rushing yards on 18 carries and just five passing yards. Trigg County had 46 yards rushing on 13 carries and finished with 145 total yards on 25 plays.
Murray is coming off a 12-2 season and considered by many to be a preseason Top 10 team in Class 2A.
In the second part of the scrimmage, Trigg County put the clamps on Union County's run game and beat the Braves two scores to one.
Quentin Bird caught an 11-yard pass from McKenzie for the first score, and Chris Acree added a 2-yard scoring run later in the half. Union County's score came on a 49-yard touchdown pass.
In the nightcap, McKenzie completed 7-of-13 passes for 70 yards. Bird had two catches for 21 yards and newcomer Dee Murphy had two catches for 30 yards.
For the groundgainers, Acree had 31 yards on four carries, and Skylar Pool added 12 yards on three carries.
Trigg County's defense held Union County to - 2 yards rushing on 11 carries. The Braves were 7-of-15 passing for 116 yards. The Wildcats had 14 carries for 66 yards and 70 yards passing.
For the night, the Wildcat offense had 27 carries for 112 yards. McKenzie was 13-of-25 passing for 169 yards.
Trigg's defense gave up 131 rushing yards on 29 carries and 121 passing yards on 8-of-18 passes.
Trigg County opens their 2012 season Friday night at Russellville.