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Doss Defeats Highlands in First Round of the Playoffs

By Joseph Williams, Highlands-Bluebirds.com
November 05, 2016
Highlands 32 Louisville Doss 52
Kentucky Class 5A Playoffs - Round One
Date/Time: Friday, November 4 at 7:30PM
Location: Louisville Doss High School
 
Fort Thomas Highlands fell to host Louisville Doss 52-32 in the opening round of the Kentucky Class 5A playoffs Friday evening, ending the Bluebirds' 2016 season.  The 'Birds trailed the Dragons 17-0 at halftime and were never able to contain the Louisville Doss offense.  Quarterback Brady Gosney completed 18 of 39 passing attempts for 283 yards and 3 scores in his last game as a Bluebird, and running back Grant Murray rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown in his final prep football game.  Highlands finished 2016 with a 3-8 mark, the Bluebirds' first losing season since 1955 and the first time Highlands' season has not extended past Thanksgiving Day since 2006.    
 
Final:
- Highlands' 2016 varsity record: 3-8 (season complete)
- Highlands 2016 junior varsity (JV) record:  6-3 (season complete)
- Highlands' 2016 freshman record: 7-3 (season complete)