The boys of Edwards County battled hard, but had a rough showing in the Trainyard over the weekend. 

The Edwards County Lions Football team traveled to Fairfield Saturday afternoon, following postponement of the game Friday night due to lightning. Fairfield bested the ECHS boys, 58–8.

While the Lions were unable to get their running game going against the Mules, Edwards County quarterback Kade St. Ledger had a career-best day throwing the ball, going 11–17 for 165 yards passing  and a touchdown. His favorite target on the afternoon was receiver Dylan Rhodes, who caught six passes for 72 yards and a score.

Alex Calverly brought in two St. Ledger tosses for 86 yards in the loss. Ryan St. Ledger, in his return to the team, caught four balls for seven yards.

On the ground, Ryan St. Ledger led the Lion rushing attack with 33 yards.

Calverlty had a strong showing defensively for Edwards County, earning 4.5 tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and a pass deflection. Ryan St. Ledger topped the Lions in both tackles and passes deflected with 10 and two, respectively. Patrick Dilley managed seven tackles and a forced fumble.

Gus Baker netted 7.5 tackles for the Lions, while Mitch McFall had four to his name. Izzy Pountain put up three tackles and a tackle for loss on the day, with Kade St. Ledger making three tackles as well. Hayden Davis made 3.5 tackles, while Levi Emmons, Eli Steber and Rhodes each produced 1.5 tackles in the loss.