Multiple Teams · New Castle High School Freshman Football beat Mt Vernon High School (fortville) 50-26

Monday, October 2, 2017

6:00 PM

New Castle High School

Mt Vernon High School (fortville)

Game Recap

NC’s C team travelled to Mt Vernon Monday and came away with a 50-26 victory. NC took the lead in the first quarter after a bad snap gave tgem the ball on the 18. QB William Grieser hit Cooper Rusch on a 17 yard pass and then Grieser took it in for the TD. Grieser hit Rusch for the 2 point conversion and it was 8-0. NC defense held again and another bad snap gave NC the ball deep in Mt Vernon territory. Corbin Jarvis ran it in and Grieser hit Brandon Matney for the 2 point conversion and it was 16-0 after 1.

NC struggled with turnovers the second quarter as 2 pick sixes and a fumble return for a TD gave Mt Vernon the lead 20-16 at half.

Whatever was said at half worked as Grieser came back in and lit up Mt Vernon’s defense. On the first possession Grieser hit Aaron Reagan on a 65 yard TD pass and kept it for the 2 point conversion giving NC a 24-20 lead. NC’s defense stopped MV, and on the next play, Grieser scrambled left and hit Brandon Matney on a 53 yard TD pass but the conversion was no good and it was 30-20 NC. NC’s defense stopped them again, amd on the first play, Grieser hit Reagan in a 65 yard TD pass, the conversion failed and it was 36-20. Once again, Mt Vernon couldn’t get a first down, and NC took advantage. After 2 runs by Jarvis totalling 25 yards, Grieser hit Rusch for a 2 yard TD, the extra point was good by Michael Buksar giving NC 43-20 lead after 3.

MV scored a TD in the 4th, but NC answered when QB Nic Besecker kept it and ran it in from 10 yards out. Buksar added the pat, and the final was 50-26.

Offensively for NC, Grieser completed 7 of 13 passes for 239 yards and 4 TDs and he also ran the ball for a 2 yard TD. Besecker was 6-10 for 50 yards and ran it in from 10 yards out. Jarvis ran it 4 times for 55 yards and a TD. Matney had 6 catches for 106 yards and 1 TD, Reagan 4 catches for 135 yards and 2 TDs, and Rusch 3 catches for 41 yards and a TD.

Defensively Jace Logston had 8 tackles and an Int. Matt Bell had 8 tackles, Bailey Melton 5 tackles and a fumble recovery, D Ray Ford 2 sacks, Layne Nicholson 2 sacks, and Dylan Wolfe a fumble recovery. Robert Porter had an interception on a 2 point conversion.

NC moves to 4-2 on the season and plays New Pal next week.

Box Scores

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Mt Vernon (fortville)