MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (WYMT) - Powell County and South Laurel battled in this year's Montgomery County Rec Bowl.
The Cardinals opened up the bowl taking on the Lions of Boyd County.
South Laurel went into the halftime break down by one but shut out the Lions in the second half to finish with a 21-8 final score.
The Cardinals meet Breathitt County next week.
Powell County wasn't able to put any points up on the board in the first half but managed to score 14 in the second half against the hosting Indians of Montgomery County.
But the Indians tallied 33 points to hand the Pirates a loss in their season opener.
Powell County hosts Estill County on Friday.