Local roundup: CM falls to Hollidaysburg

Hollidaysburg scored in its five opening drives en route to a 42-13 victory over Central Mountain Monday in a rescheduled high school football game.

From the opening kickoff it was evident that Hol­lidaysburg (5-4) was the better team.

The Golden Tigers’ first score occurred one minute into the game, after Jarrett Cavalet faked a handoff and raced down the field for a 50-yard score. The score was the first of four rushing touchdowns on the night for Hollidaysburg.

After falling behind 21-0, CM (3-6) attempted a come­back. With 4:52 remaining in the second quarter Mah­lik Houtz took a handoff up the middle into the end zone for a two-yard score.

Immediately following Houtz’ touchdown, the Gol­den Tigers responded with a quick score of their own.  Jarrett Cavalet connected with an open Jack Sau­serman for a 60-yard touchdown after Sauser­man was able to beat a busted coverage. Just 10 seconds lapsed between the two touchdowns.

• In golf, Montgomery’s Kohltin Bartlow opened the PIAA Class AA championships with an 87 at Heritage Hills in York, 15 strokes behind leader Jason Li of Sewickley Academy. The final round is today.

Led by Tyler Marks, Ned Baumbach, and Zach Yost in the top 10, Penn College closed out its fall season with a third-place finish at Lebanon Valley’s Dutchmen Invitational.

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