Fountain Central defeats Covington

Daniel Keller (15) and Caleb Ellmore (21) of Covington close in on Tim Ellis of Fountain Central after a four-yard gain. Fountain Central defeated Covington 54-13 to advance to the second round of the sectional.

Greg Flint

Fountain Central hosted Covington in the opening round of 1A Sectional 47 and came away with a 54-13 victory.

The Mustangs scored 35 points before the Trojans were able to reach the scoreboard and advanced to play Seeger on the Patriots home field next Friday.

Covington won the toss, deferred and Fountain Central elected to receive with the Mustangs getting the ball for only two plays before fumbling it away.

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