The Madison Central offense finally started to move the ball in the fourth quarter of Friday's district match-up with Clark County.

It was too late at that point, though.

The Indians (1-4, 0-2 district) got two late touchdowns, but it wasn't enough to overcome a huge deficit.

Azariah Israel had 128 yards rushing and three touchdowns as the Cardinals (1-4, 1-1) rolled to a 48-15 win over the Indians in Richmond.

Clark County racked up 508 yards of total offense and 22 first downs.

Central simply couldn't move the ball effectively -- which led to a fourth-straight loss.

The Indians had 216 yards of total yards, almost a third of which came on one play. Jayden West caught a 72-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the fourth quarter.

Central had 47 yards on 23 offensive plays in the first half with just two first downs, which were both on penalties.

By halftime, the Cardinals already had a 20-0 lead.

Senior quarterback Canon Scenters started at quarterback for the first time since being injured on Sept. 25. He completed 4-of-9 passes for 18 yards and was sacked once.

Nathan Storie came into the game in the first half and hit on 2-of-10 passes for 83 yards. He also had a team-best 57 yards rushing.

Kenyatta Hardge had a 22-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter. The freshman finished with 24 yards on three carries.

Zach Holbrook had two catches for 11 yards and John Landsaw had two catches for seven yards.

Israel scored on a 1-yard run less than four minutes into the game, then scored on a 21-yard run in the opening minute of the second quarter.

With 3:25 left before the half, Tate Spayd caught a 37-yard TD pass from Jordan Manley.

Israel scored again in the third quarter and Manley hit Dawson Gay on a 45-yard pass to push the lead to 34-0.

Clark County beat Central twice last season. Israel had more than 300 yards rushing combined in those two game along with four touchdowns.

The loss drops Central into last place in the district.

The Indians are set to take on first-place Bryan Station (5-1, 2-0) next weekend in Lexington.

The Defenders beat Oldham County, 25-20, Friday on the road.

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