Boys Varsity Football
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Aug 27, 2021
- : 8
MOUNT UNION AREA JR/SR HS: 32
Game 1 Mt. Union 32 Huntingdon 8
On a warm night at War Vets Field, the 2021 football season kicked off and it was a rough night for the young Bearcats squad. Mt. Union jumped out to a 6-0 lead behind an 1 yard touchdown run from Josh Ryan. This was followed up by a 10 yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Williamson and Mt. Union jumped out at 12-0 lead. Following a brilliant 34 yard interception return from Sophomore Ashton Steele, Sophomore running back Lincoln Miller plunged into the end zone for a 1 yard touchdown. Carter Miller converted the two point conversion and the Bearcats cut the Trojan lead to 12-8 right before the half.
However, on Mt. Union's first drive of the 2nd half Ja'sun Robinson raced 85 yards for the Trojan touchdown extending their lead. Mt. Union would add two more touchdowns and win convincingly 32-8.
The Trojan's racked up 376 yard of total offense while the Bearcats posted 113. Miller led all Bearcat rushers with 55 yards while Freshman Eric Mykut led the way in the passing department completing 2 of his 8 attempts for 47 yards and 1 interception. Sophomore Jack Foster led the Bearcat receiving corps with 2 receptions for 47 yards
On special teams Junior kick returner Briar Ronk averaged 27.8 yards per attempt and was consistently giving Huntingdon good field position in which to operate. Steele added two interceptions on defense, while Foster is credited with a fumble recovery.
Miller 14-55 yds 1 TD, Steele 21-9 yds, Sheffield 1-2 yds, Mykut 3-(-3)yds
Mykut 2-8-1 47 yds, Steele 2-7-1 5yds
Foster 2-47, Long 2-5