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South Warren tops Douglass 38-26 in 5A title game

The Broncos end their season with a 13-2 record.
Douglass falls one win short of a state title.
Douglass falls one win short of a state title.(WKYT)
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 8:12 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - South Warren beat Frederick Douglass 38-26 in the KHSAA Class 5A championship Saturday.

The Broncos trailed 17-12 at halftime after Kentucky commit Dane Key scored on a 73-yard touchdown.

Luke Burton scored from close range in the third quarter to give the Spartans a 24-12 lead. Douglass quarterback Samuel Cornett hit Key for a second touchdown in the fourth quarter to cut South Warren’s lead to 24-19.

Western Kentucky commit Caden Veltkamp threw a touchdown to Tyler Snell with just over two minutes left to seal the win for the Spartans.

The Broncos end their season with a 13-2 record and a runner-up finish for the second time in three years.

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