The Huntingdon Middle School Mustangs won their fourth game of the year against one loss as they defeated West Carroll 36-14 in the last home game of the year. The Mustangs are 4-1 and had a second half cancelled at Camden that didn’t count on their record.

The Mustangs will finish their season this Thursday night at Bruceton with a 6:30 kick-off.

+1 
TAKE A SEAT

TAKE A SEAT – Huntingdon’s Elijah Flowers appears to be seated on a West Carroll defender as the Mustangs win 36-14.

The Middle Mustangs got off to a fast start against the War Eagles as they recovered a fumble to begin the game and scored on an 82-yard six play drive. Tayshawn Rivers, who has been the leading rusher for the Mustangs this season, scored on a four-yard run for the touchdown. Ashton Hutcherson scored on the two-point conversion for an 8-0 lead. On the drive Rivers, who rushed for 111 yards for the night and caught two passes for 49 yards, ran three times for 39 and caught a pass for 24.

Rivers scored the Mustangs second touchdown of the night early in the second quarter as he caught a swing pass from Kaleb Pearson and raced 25 yards for the score. The Mustangs failed on the two-point conversion, leaving the score at 14-0.

The Mustangs then took a 22-0 lead into the half as Rivers scored his third touchdown of the night on seven-yard run. Hutcherson threw a pass to Isaiah Austin for the two-point conversion and an insurmountable lead at the half.

+1 
PASS

PASS – Huntingdon’s Ty Kelley launches a pass in Mustangs 36-14 win over West Carroll.

The third quarter was scoreless, but the Mustangs built their lead to 30-0 with three minutes gone into the fourth. Ty Kelley scored on a counter play that was well blocked by the Mustang offense, and Kelley raced untouched for a 35-yard touchdown. Kelley then passed to Elijah Flowers for the two-point conversion and the big lead for the Mustangs.

West Carroll answered back after holding the Mustangs on downs during their next possession and scored on a 24-yard pass from Jaxon Mims to Malik Lee. Mims then completed a two-point conversion pass to Bladen Depriest and the score stood at 30-6.

The Mustangs answered right back with a 16-yard run by Jax Bennett late in the fourth. The two-point conversion failed and the Mustangs led 36-8. Tyler Shaddon added the final points of the night as West Carroll scored on a 54-yard run by Shaddon to make the final score 36-14.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.