Mead 28, North Central 0
NC quarterback Mike Cabellaro was called for intentional grounding on a long pass just before he was sacked, backing up the Indians to their 12. On the next play, Koley Shankle picked off a Cabellaro pass, setting up the Panthers on the 16. Two plays later, Nate Adams hit Adam Morris for a 14-yard touchdown.
Stars of the game
Morris had a 64-yard punt return for a TD, but had a 41-yarder to the NC 1 and a 79-yarder for a TD wiped out by clipping penalties. He still had 189 all-purpose yards - 109 on punt returns, 25 on two pass receptions and 54 on seven carries. He had all four Mead TDs.
Morris moved into the top 10 in career receiving with an 11-yard reception in the second quarter. That gave him 873 yards, moving him past Carlos Galland of Ferris (1985-87) and Craig Hawkins (1979-80) of University (869)…. The Panthers played without starting both starting inside linebackers, all-leaguer Larry Carnahan, who broke a hand last week, and Bo Chandler, who was lost for the season with a knee injury on the opening kickoff of the same game. Also out because of sprained ankles were starting quarterback Jason Lewis and starting receiver Jarrett Robbins. Also limited to special teams was starting defensive back Evan Thomas, who was sick all week. That all came the first week after the Panthers were healthy for the first time this season…. “Depth at the high school level is always precarious,” Mead coach Mike McLaughlin said. “The veterans rallied around the young guys. This was a real team victory.” … With a 22-8 win over the Panthers in 1993 wiped out by forfeit, NC has lost nine straight to Mead and 16 of 17 overall.
NC plays University in Thursday’s 5 p.m. game; Mead has Ferris at 8:30 Friday, both at Albi.
LC 40, G-Prep 20
Trailing 26-14 at halftime, the Bullpups intercepted Paul Mencke and moved from the LC 32 to a third-and-2 at the 6 when quarterback Mark Egger made a bad pitch on the option. The ball was knocked forward, with LC’s Dealy Etter recovering on the 1.
Stars of the game
Nate Smith and Dario Romario keyed a defense that throttled Prep’s running game, and Etter had two interceptions in the third quarter to go with the fumble recovery. The offensive line also came of age as the Tigers had 430 yards in total offense.
Mencke had 167 yards passing and TDs to three receivers and rushed for another score in the first half…. Prep had six snaps in the third quarter; three ended up as turnovers…. LC scored after three of the five Prep turnovers.
Prep has to play league-leading CV at 7:30 Thursday at Albi. LC has a bye.
Richland 50, Ferris 27
Justin Bursch threw a 56-yard TD pass to sophomore Jonathan Parker and a 15-yarder to Eli Guerin for a 13-7 lead in the first quarter, but the Bombers (2-3) scored the next four TDs. Bursch added two more TD scores, including a 68-yarder to Guerin.
Ferris faces Mead Friday at 8:30 at Albi.
Mead 7 7 14 0 - 28
North Central 0 0 0 0 - 0
M- Morris 14 pass Adams (Lungo)
M- Morris 1 run (Lungo kick)
M- Morris 2 run (Lungo kick)
M- Morris 64 punt return (Lungo kick)
M NC First downs 12 11 Rushes-yards 37-213 50-128 Passing yards 74 000 Return yards 109 0 Passes 7-12 50-10 Punts-Avg. 1-42 6-39.3 Fumbles-lost 2-2 5-3 Penalties-yards 5-65 6-54
Rushing - M- McGlockin 15-85, Adams 4-1, Shaler 2-18, Morris 7-54, Sturm 1-31, Goulding 3-2, Ahlert 4-25, Hustad 1-(-3). NC, Tomlinson 14-49, Corigliano 14-58, Cabellaro 12-11, Holdin 3-(-3), Pugliese 1-5, Shockley 5-12, Powell 1-(-3).
Passing - M- Adams 7-12-0-74 NC- Caballero 0-5-1-0
Receiving - M- Morris 2-25, Shaler 1-11, Taylor 1-12, Sturm 1-9 , McGlocklin 1-10, Lovell 1-7.
Gonzaga Prep 0 14 0 6 - 20 Lewis and Clark 12 14 7 7 - 40
LC-Lynch 8 pass from Mencke (kick failed)
LC-Stueckle 8 pass from Mencke (pass failed)
GP-Egger 3 run (Ascolese kick)
LC-Mencke 1 run (Stueckle kick)
GP-Cox 52 pass from Egger (Ascolese kick)
LC-Homer 19 pass from Mencke (Stueckle kick)
LC-Mencke 6 run (Stueckle kick)
LC-Etter 55 run (Stueckle kick)
GP-O’Connell 1 run (kick failed)
GP LC First downs 14 22 Rushes-yards 33-110 38-239 Passing yards 168 191 Return yards 40 23 Passes 7-14-3 13-22-2 Punts-Avg. 3-39 1-37 Fumbles-lost 3-2 2-1 Penalties-yards 6-62 4-51
Rushing - Gonzaga Prep, Odenthal 4-9, Barton 6-30, Ascolese 8-21, O’Connell 9-4, Bliss 2-25, Egger 4-21. Lewis and Clark, Etter 14-139, Hammer 6-17, Mencke 12-41, Smith 3-27, Bankston 2-13, McGarry 1-0.
Passing - Gonzaga Prep, Egger 5-9-1-105, O’Connell 2-4-1-63, Ascolese 0-1-0-0. Lewis and Clark, Mencke 13-22-2-191.
Receiving - Gonzaga Prep, Ascolese 4-82, Darrow 1-20, Cox 2-66. Lewis and Clark, Homer 3-46, Lynch 4-71, Stack 2-20, Stueckle 2-20, Dick 1-21, Smith 1-13.
Ferris 13 0 7 7 - 27 Richland 7 14 13 16 - 50
R-Jelmberg 17 pass from J.Richardson (Spencer kick)
F-Parker 56 pass from Bursch (Cassens kick)
F-Guerin 15 pass from Bursch (kick failed)
R-J.Richardson 6 run (Spencer kick)
R-Abrams 1 run (Spencer kick)
R-Lechelt 6 run (Cassens kick)
R-Abrams 52 interception return (kick failed)
F-Barkdull 2 pass from Bursch (Cassens kick)
R-Mitchell 5 pass from J.Richardson (Spencer kick)
R-Guerin 68 pass from Bursch (Cassens kick)
R-FG Spencer 27
R-Sandoval 42 pass from Rae (kick failed)
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