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Football Recaps from Friday, October 1

Football Recaps from Friday, October 1

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East Central 73 (home), Connersville 6

CO  00  00  00  06
EC  38  21  14  00

Edited recap from Rob Moorhead: The East Central Trojans captured their 28th EIAC football championship with a 73-6 victory over Connersville on Senior Night in St. Leon.

The Trojans scored eight touchdowns and a field goal in the first half, and added two more touchdowns with the clock running in the second half to reach their 73 point total.  EC touchdowns included:

  • 70-yard pass from Cole Burton to Eli Aston
  • 29-yard run from Trae Ohmer
  • 19-yard run by Sam Ringer
  • 48-yard punt return from Eli Aston
  • 48-yard run by Trae Ohmer
  • 76-yard interception return by Sam Ringer
  • 13-yard run from Ryan Brotherton
  • 22-yard run from Grant Ernst
  • 59-yard run by Trae Ohmer
  • 23-yard run by Chase Bellman

Sophie Browndyke was a perfect 10 for 10 on extra points and also added a 26-yard field goal in the first half.

Connersville’s lone touchdown came late in the fourth quarter on a 15-yard pass from Gavin Pearson to Brayden Pearson.

The Trojans now own a 5-1 record heading in to the final two weeks of the regular season.

Team stats for EC, CO from East Central coach Jake Meiners:

  • Pass yds 318, 137
  • Rush yds 248, 80
  • 1st downs 9, 9
  • 3rd down eff 0-3, 1-11
  • 4th down eff 1-1, 1-6
  • Turnovers 1 (fum), 4 (2 fum/2 int)
  • Penalties/yds 1/5, 2/10

East Central stat leaders from coach Meiners:

  • Pass comp/att/yds/TD- C. Burton 1/3/70/1
  • Rushes/yds/TD- T. Ohmer 4/136/3, R. Brothertonw 3/31/1, C. Bellman 3/29/1, G. Ernst 2/25/1, S. Ringer 1/19/1
  • Receptions/yds/TD- E. Aston 1/70/1
  • Total tackles- A. Rosemeyer 7, C. Mergenthal 7, J. Blake 5, B. Rouse 5
  • TFLs- C. Mergenthal 2, D. Nash, A. Rosemeyer, C. Cebastian, C. Pieczonka, L. Maxwell
  • Def. Interceptions- S. Ringer, J. Rinear
  • Fumble Recoveries- S. Behrle, B. Rouse

More recaps follow.

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