Football roundup: 26-second half points lift Wellsboro to win
Montgomery held its own in the first half with Montgomery and went into halftime tied at 7-all, but Wellsboro’s offense rolled in the second half en route to a 33-7 win at home against the Red Raiders.
After being tied 7-7 to begin the third quarter, Wellsboro proceeded to score 26 unanswered points to defeat Montgomery.
Aidan Hauser led the offensive attack for Wellsboro, rushing for 177 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries. Karter Witmer and Isaac Keane both had a passing touchdown as well to Silas Wagaman and Alex Burrell.
Hunter Budman had a 62-yard run with 6:28 left in the second quarter that tied the game at 7-7.
Wellsboro reclaimed the lead though on Hauser’s 35-yard kickoff return with just 14 seconds into the third quarter and never looked back.
Wellsboro had success running the ball, rushing for 277 yards.
Mifflinburg scored 12 points in the first quarter and never let Milton threaten en route to a 32-0 shutout victory.
Gary DeGroat scored twice on 4- and 12-yard runs to put Mifflinburg ahead, 12-0, entering the second quarter, and added a 27-yard second-quarter run for the Wildcats.
Milton’s offense sputtered throughout the game, as the Black Panthers had just 59 yards of total offense. Mifflinburg had 250 rushing yards alone.
Michael Warren led Mifflinburg’s ground attack with 102 rushing yards and two touchdowns and DeGroat had 83 rushing yards and three touchdown runs.
Milton only had one player to rush for at least 10 yards as Jason Valladares had 23 on 10 carries.
North Penn-Mansfield went into the half tied at 7-7 against Bloomsburg, but Bloomsburg scored 21 unanswered points to defeat North Penn-Mansfield, 28-7.
Garrett David scored on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for North Penn-Mansfield for an early 7-0 lead, but Bloomsburg’s Aiden Klinger tied the game with 9:57 left in the second quarter on a 44-yard run.
Hunter Coulter then did all the damage for Bloomsburg himself in the second half, rushing for scores thre times to build up the lead.
The two teams accounted for 30 penalties for 325 yards.
Canton defeated Wyalusing, 45-20, and Warrior Run kept it fairly close in a 38-20 loss to Danville.