Trojans beat Northmor, stay unbeaten
Monday, September 23rd
CENTERBURG — Centerburg led 38-7 when lightning forced the postponement of Friday’s Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference game against Northmor. Although the Knights made it interesting in the third and fourth quarters, the Trojans had a big enough lead to pull out a 51-26 victory.
The game resumed at the start of the third quarter, and Northmor (2-2) was ready. The Knights took two drives for touchdowns in the period, the first on Jamie Baldridge’s 5-yard run at the 7:08 mark, and the other by Mason Jardon for 1 yard with six seconds to play. Those TDs cut the lead to 38-19.
Northmor continued to force things in the fourth quarter, scoring its third consecutive touchdown on Lane Foster’s 2-yard run with 8:40 left to play. Still ahead 38-26, Centerburg’s quick-strike offense went to work, eventually getting down to the Knights 4-yard line before Austin Glasscock plunged in at the 7:18 mark for the Trojans first score since the second quarter. Centerburg put the final nail in the coffin with 1:04 remaining, as Jeremy Sesma scored on a 15-yard run.
Tyler Stoyle finished 15-of-22 for 195 yards and four touchdowns for the Trojans, and Glasscock gained 141 of the team’s 253 rushing yards. Sesma added 70 yards on the ground, and Stoyle ran for 33. Sesma and Jake Stewart were active receivers, each taking in six passes for 97 and 85 yards, respectively.
Michael Schmitt made a game-high 10 tackles for Centerburg, and the team had four total sacks.
Centerburg will continue MOAC action on Friday with a game at Ridgedale at 7 p.m.
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