Football roundup: Muncy beats Bucktail in Week 2 action
Muncy built up a 35-point lead in the first half and held off Bucktail in the final two quarters en route to a 42-24 win.
Bransey Eyer caught two touchdown passes of one yard in the first quarter and Ethan Gush punched in a touchdown in the final minute to put the Indians ahead, 21-0.
Chase Crawley had a 30-yard fumble return for a touchdown early in the second quarter for a 28-0 lead.
Bucktail’s three touchdowns all came in the second half. Dylan Cross accounted for two of them, having a three- and 15-yard touchdown run. The Bucks converted all three two-point conversions as well.
Ty Nixon led Muncy’s ground game with 120 rushing yards, averaging an impressive 10.0 yards per carry. Ethan Gush had 80 rushing yards and Paul Pepper ran for 77.
SHAMOKIN 37, MILTON 6
Milton’s offense struggled to get anything going when it needed to put up points as the Indians won convincingly.
Shamokin returned an interception 48 yards and then scored on a Max Madden 29-yard run later to jump ahead, 13-0, in the first quarter. Shamokin then had two touchdown passes from Brett Nye to Ryder Zulkowski to help build a 30-0 lead going into halftime.
Shamokin outgained MIlton, 391-156, and were led by Madden’s 154 rushing yards.
Milton’s ground game did have some success, however, as Ashton Canelo ran for 101 yards and scored the Black Panthers’ only touchdown in the fourth quarter from a yard out.
MIFFLINBURG 17, LEWISBURG 14
Lewisburg’s Cam Michaels scored on an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter, but the Green Dragons couldn’t score again and fell just shy against Mifflinburg.
Michaels scored both of Lewisburg’s touchdowns. Max Moyers accounted for a team-high 78 rushing yards.
Andrew Diehl ran for 139 yards for Mifflinburg and Jacob Reitz scored both of the Wildcats’ touchdowns.
• Athens game against Canton was postponed just hours before its scheduled kickoff Friday.