Heath SimmonsHARTFORD, Ky. (9/5/17) — Ohio County senior Heath Simmons is among the state's top high school quarterbacks. Three games into the 2017 season, Simmons is already nearing 1,000 passing yards.

The Ohio County senior could surpass the 1,000 passing yards mark when the Eagles take the field for their fourth regular-season game later in the week.

Simmons has completed 68-of-111 passes for 816 yards and 12 touchdowns. The Ohio County quarterback is averaging 272 passing yards per game.

Simmons has led Ohio County to a 3-0 start. The Eagles have posted wins over McLean County, Hopkins County Central and Hancock County. In three games, Ohio County has outscored opponents 114-64.

As a junior in 2016, Simmons completed 212-of-344 passes for 2,397 yards and 19 touchdowns with 14 interceptions.

Simmons will lead Ohio County (3-0) into a game at Grayson County (1-2) on Friday night.

 

Steve LeMaster

SurfKY News Sports

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