BROOKVILLE, Pa. – Trailing 7-0 at halftime on Homecoming Night, Brookville scored 27 unanswered points to start the second half and 34 overall in its 34-20 win over DuBois.
The Raiders scored all four times they had the ball in the second half and added a 32-yard interception return by Sam Krug for another score.
Five different Raiders found the end zone. Quarterback Charlie Krug scored on a 1-yard run to open the second half scoring, then threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Jack Pete on the final play of the third quarter to put the Raiders up for good.
After Sam Krug’s pick-six, the Raiders went up 27-7 after Easton Belfiore’s 7-yard TD run that came one play after the Raiders recovered a fumbled shotgun snap by the Beavers. Tony Ceriani scored the Raiders’ final TD on a 3-yard run.
Charlie Krug completed 11 of 16 passes for 150 yards while running for 52 yards on 12 carries. Pete caught 7 passes for 109 yards while Ceriani had 55 yards on 19 carries.
Beavers quarterback Landon Schrock, who left the game late in the second quarter with a lower leg injury, put the Beavers on the scoreboard first with his 5-yard run at the end of the first quarter. Garret Nissel, who ran for 131 yards on 10 carries, had a 32-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.
The Beavers set the final with Nathan Kougher’s 89-yard kick return following Ceriani’s TD with just under two minutes left in the game.
CENTRAL CLARION 86, BRADFORD 0
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. – Scoring the most points in District 9 in three years, Central Clarion rolled past visiting Bradford, 86-0.
The point total eclipsed the highest point total in either Clarion or Clarion-Limestone history (82 by Clarion vs. West Shamokin in 2000) and it was the most points given up by Bradford in 101 years (Jamestown beat the Owls 86-0 in 1922 but not the most ever given up by a Bradford squad, as DuBois beat Bradford 88-0 in 1908.
Central Clarion’s 86 points were four shy of the modern District 9 record of 90 points put up by DuBois in a 107-90 loss to Meadville in 2015.
The Wildcats put up 534 yards of offense on a balanced night that saw them rush for 293 and pass for 241.
Jase Ferguson threw for five more touchdowns giving him 20 on the year vs. one interception. He was 11 of 14 on the night for 241 yards.
Dawson Smail caught three scores (16, 37, 25 yards) and also returned a punt for a touchdown (34 yards).
That was one of two punt return scores for Central Clarion, as Brady Quinn had a 75-yard return in the third quarter.
That was Quinn’s second touchdown of the game, as he started the scoring 1:51 into the contest with a 15-yard TD catch.
Mason Burford also had a TD reception (3 yards) while Noah Nasser (15 yards), Noah Harrison (3 yards)< Brendon Wright (33 yards), Briggs Beckwith (14 yards), and Alex Love (54 yards) scored on the ground for the Wildcats. Love also made a tackle in the end zone for a safety.
Smail caught five passes for 122 yards with Burford adding three for 81 and Quinn three for 38.
Naser ran four times for 59 yards with Love rushing twice for 59 yards.
Central Clarion held Bradford to negative 16 yards rushing.
The Owls did throw for 218 yards and didn’t turn the ball over.
Talen Reese was 16 of 25 for 169 yards with Andrew Giordano going 5 of 9 for 49 yards.
Matt Perry caught five balls for 81 yards for Bradford with Adam Ward adding four for 42 yards.
CLEARFIELD 44, HUNTINGDON 20
HYDE, Pa. – Taking a 44-0 lead into the fourth quarter, Clearfield beat visiting Huntingdon, 44-20,
Will Domico threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Bison. He was 9 of 19 passing for 266 yards and an interception while rushing three times for 136 yards.
Two of his scoring passes went to Carter Freeland, who had six catches for 172 yards. Colton Ryan caught the other scoring toss on a 21-yard pass, his only reception of the game.
Carter Chamberlain added a touchdown run for the Bison rushing eight times for 47 yards.
PUNXSUTAWNEY 49, ST. MARYS 7
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – Landon Martz scored three rushing touchdowns to help Punxsutawney snap a two-game losing streak to a 49-7 home win over St. Marys.
Mart, who ran for 78 yards on the night, scored on runs of 11, 5, and 17 yards with the first two coming in a 20-point first quarter for the Chucks that gave them a 20-0 halftime lead.
Maddox Hetick also hit Noah Weaver with a pair of second-half scores finding Weaver on scoring plays of 65 and 42 yards. Weaver had 107 yards receiving while Hetrick was 6 of 9 passing for 196 yards.
Beau Thomas (44-yard run) and Griffin White (9-yard run) also scored on the ground for Punxsutawney. White’s run, the final score of the game, was set up by a 60-yard Weaver punt return to the St. Marys 20-yard line.
Thomas has 126 total yards of offense including 65 on the ground and 61 through the air in receptions.
Matthew Davis scored the lone St. Marys touchdown on a 62-yard run.
KARNS CITY 48, MONITEAU 15
KARNS CITY, Pa. – Playing its first home game since having its game against Redbank Valley called in the third quarter when Mason Martin collapsed, Karns City rolled up 48 points on its way to a 48-15 win over rival Moniteau.
The Gremlins took a 35-7 lead at the half thanks to three first-half touchdowns by Hunter Scherer, who scored on a 17-yard interception return, a 20-yard run, and a 2-yard run.
Zach Kelly (7-yard run) and Luke Cramer (1-yard run) also scored in the opening half for Karns City.
Cramer added a second short TD run after the break, this time from two yards out and Owen Heginbotham chipped in with a 16-yard score as well.
Karns City ran for 343 yards led by Cramer’s 13 carries for 104 yards. Braden Slater had four totes for 66 yards. Schrerer carried five times for 45 yards.
Blaine Jamison scored both of Moniteau’s touchdowns catching a 40-yard pass from Trent Beachem in the second quarter and a 29-yard pass from Brendin Sankey in the fourth quarter, his only two grabs of the game.