OWESPTS-10-03-20 MCLEAN-CATH FOOTBALL | Sports activities
Owensboro Catholic managed most every thing that occurred in its 37-0 win over McLean County.
The Aces have been additional stout on protection on Friday night time at Steele Stadium. McLean County completed with 111 yards in on the bottom and averaged 2.6 yards a carry.
Catholic didn’t get run off the soccer up entrance, that allowed Chris Boarman and the opposite linebackers to get into working lanes earlier than the Cougars might get performs going.
“The protection was flying to the soccer, we modified our mentality,” Catholic coach Jason Morris stated.
The Aces’ offense was additionally prepared from the beginning.
Lincoln Clancy scrambled proper, then reversed area and went for a 10-yard landing run to get Catholic up 7-0 with 1 minute, 17 seconds gone within the recreation.
Freshman working again Hunter Monroe busted unfastened for a 43-yard landing run, after he ran right into a pile and seemed to be stopped.
Boarman scored on a 2-yard run early within the second quarter to place the Aces up 21-0 after an 8-play drive.
Catholic’s offense cooled over the remainder of the second quarter and a lot of the third.
The Aces received two factors from a security after a McLean County punt snap went out of the again of the top zone late within the third quarter.
Braden Mundy scored on a 4-yard run that he bounced exterior six performs after the free kick from McLean County. That made it 30-0.
Mundy made a spotlight catch with 5 minutes left for Catholic’s last factors. He went sliding throughout again of finish zone to make a big-time grav on a 27-yard landing cross from Clancy, the place the junior led Mundy completely for the Aces’ last factors of night time.
“I simply noticed the ball go far over there, and I needed to make a play on it,” Mundy stated. “I imply, it will probably’t get a lot better than that, it was an ideal ball.”
The Aces received a level of payback with the win, contemplating McLean County dropped them out of the Class 2-A playoffs final 12 months with a 37-36 upset.
“That was at the back of our heads at all times,” Mundy stated.
Morris stated he didn’t discuss in regards to the playoff loss this week.
“I felt like if I needed to deliver it as much as our children we now have an extended strategy to go together with our mentality,” Morris stated. “This meant just a little bit extra, little question.”
Clancy threw for 116 yards unofficially on 9-of-14 passing, and likewise ran for 65 yards.
Mundy had three catches for 41 yards. Monroe had 58 yards on 5 carries.
Catholic completed with 267 yards in complete offense unofficially.
Catholic had an emotional halftime ceremony for its seniors. Logan Davis, the favored Catholic offensive lineman who died in a automotive wreck this summer season, had his mom, Karla, on the ceremony. She accepted a plaque honoring Logan that may dangle within the Catholic locker room.
The Steele Stadium followers gave Karla and her late son a standing ovation.
“It introduced me to tears,” Morris stated of the ceremony. “We’ve caught collectively because it occurred. We construct just a little nearer collectively each week.”
McLEAN COUNTY0-0-0-0 — 0
OWENSBORO CATHOLIC14-7-2-14 — 37
C-Clancy 10 run (Payne kick)
C-Monroe 43 run (Payne kick)
C-Boarman 2 run (Payne kick)
C-Security (punt snap out of finish zone)
C-Mundy 4 run (Payne kick)
C-Mundy 27 cross from Clancy (Payne kick)