Madisonville North Hopkins MaroonsMADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/17) — The Madisonville-North Hopkins football team is leading the MaxPreps national rushing rankings.

Through three games, Madisonville-North Hopkins has rushed for 1,343 yards.

A pair of Maroons — Aaron Miller and Jariah Hightower — are on pace to rush for over 1,000 yards in the 2017 regular-season. Miller leads Madisonville-North Hopkins in rushing with 492 yards and five touchdowns via 48 attempts. Second behind Miller in the Madisonvile-North Hopkins rushing column, Hightower has rushed 59 times for 405 yards and four touchdowns.

Quarterback Dan Fulton ranks as Madisonville-North Hopkins' third-leading rusher. Fulton has rushed 24 times for 211 yards and one touchdown for the Maroons.

Madisonville-North Hopkins has rushed for 100 yards more than Bartlett (1,243 yards), a team out of Alaska which ranks second in the national rushing list.

Heading into Week 3 of the Kentucky high school football season, Madisonville-North Hopkins is 2-1. The Maroons are scheduled to visit Union County on Friday, Sept. 8.

 

Steve LeMaster

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