HUNTINGDON – The Huntingdon Bearcats willingly kicked Philipsburg-Osceola on Friday night.
They did just that with a 42-point first half, putting the Mounties only 52 meters under pressure on their way to a 56-0 defeat.
Gameplay: With a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, Huntingdon quarterback Nick Troha hit a wide-open Darin Harman from 50 yards to 14-0.
Player of the Game: Troha pitched for 126 yards, adding 79 yards on the ground.
Unsung heroes: The line of attack protected Troha as he was hit only once behind the line of scrimmage. They also opened the holes for their return, especially when they were facing a decisive third or fourth descent. And include the defense.
Main statistics: The defense of Huntingdon allowed only two defeats in the entire game.
Huntingdon coach Shane Thomas: "We turned off the light. I think we only gave 9 meters in the first half. That's a pretty good performance, no matter who you play. I was proud of that. I thought offensively that we had seven different types with a touchdown. We really distributed the ball. "
P-O coach Brian McGonigal: "It is just unfortunate that we got this injury error after the fourth week, and tonight we lost three more children, we started the year basically with three starters on both sides of the ball, it was tough, but the Kids who were here work hard and play hard, it's just that we're so young, so oversized with what we have to put on the market as a product, it's so unfortunate, but that's what it is Hats off to Huntingdon, they played hard and we wish them good luck for the rest of the season. "
Huntingdon RB Derick Fultz: "Tonight everything has come together enormously. We played four quarters of football and I think we put everything together. "
Noteworthy: The Mounties ended with 52 meters attack. … Junior Tony Poorman returned a 62-yard interception in the fourth quarter for a Huntingdon touchdown. Harman finished with two touchdown receptions, the other was a 10-meter reception.
Documents: Philipsburg-Osceola (1-6); Huntingdon (3-5).
Next week: Huntingdon visits Central; P-O receives Clearfield.
RESULT BY QUARTERS
Philipsburg-Osceola 0 0 0 0 – 0
Huntingdon 21 21 0 14-56
H – Troha 4 Run, (Scaccia Kick), 7:30.
H – Harman 50 Pass by Troha (Scaccia kick), 5:31.
H – Harman 10 Pass by Troha (Scaccia kick), 1:28
H – Fultz 18 run (Scaccia kick), 10:27.
H – Miller 31 Pass by Troha (Scaccia Kick), 6:12
H – Lauer 3 Run (Scaccia Kick), 1:33.
H – Emel 45 Run (Scaccia kick), 11:16.
H – Poorman 62 Interception Return (Scaccia Kick), 5:10
Team Statistics PO HU
First descents 2 16
Rushes Yards 26-42 33-210
Past the farms 4-10 7-136
Yards total 52 346
Existence (Comp.-Att.-Int.) 4-10-2 7-10-0
Fumbles 1-0 1-0
Penalty Yards 2-15 9-80
RUSHING – Philipsburg-Osceola, strain 6-11, Depto 4-4, Martin 3-0, Webster 1-3, rooster 1-0, Hughes 9-22, Gustkey 1-0, Reese 1-2. Huntingdon, Fultz 8-40, Troha 7-79, Lauer 5-13, Emel 7-66, Cook 2-2, Rhodes 1-0, Eagle 2-7, Ronk 1-3.
PASSING – Philipsburg-Osceola, Reese 0-1-0, Hughes 1-1-1, Depto 2-6-1, Hahn 1-2-1. Huntingdon, Trophy 7-10-0.
RECEPTION – Philipsburg-Osceola, Gustkey 2-1, Gustkey 1-7, strain 1-2. Huntingdon, Miller 3-54, Emel 1-14, Harman 2-60, Fultz 1-8.