Week 8: Master’s Academy 21, Merritt Island Christian 14

Merritt Island Christian visited Master's Academy in Oviedo on Friday night.

Merritt Island Christian visited Master’s Academy in Oviedo on Friday night.

OVIEDO Merritt Island Christian came close to its first victory, but fell a bit short after allowing a late score in the fourth quarter.

The Master’s Academy’s Mossett Matthews punched in the deciding score with 1:33 remaining in the game to give his team a 21-14 win over Merritt Island Christian.

MIC got on the board first when Steven Williams scampered in from 22 yards out for a score in the first quarter.

Master’s answered on the ensuing drive when Matthews scored the first of his two touchdowns on a 6-yard run.

The game would remain tied at 7-7 at the half.

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Master’s (2-5) took its first lead in the third quarter when QB Matthew Gillis hooked up with Ryan Collins for a 50-yard score.

Merritt Island Christian answered when Forrest Schrack scored from 12 yards out, and the game went to the fourth quarter tied at 14-14.

Matthews’ decisive score came with 1:33 remaining, and the COugars fell to 0-5.


MIC 6 0 8 0 — 14

Masters 7 0 7 7 — 21


1st Quarter

MIC — Steven Williams 22 run (kick failed), 6:49

TMA – Mossett Matthews 6 run (Richard Copenhaver kick), 4:35.

3rd Quarter

MA — Ryan Collins 50 pass from Matthew Gillis (Copenhaver kick), 9:34.

MIC — Forrest Schrack 12 run (Tim Whitley pass from Nick Stallone), 5:32.

4th Quarter

MA — Matthews 8 run (Copenhaver kick), 1:33

At Merritt Island Christian, Merritt Island

Top performers: Master’s: Mossett Matthews had two TD runs of 6 and 8 yards; Merritt Island Christian: Steven Williams had a 22-yard TD run and Forrest Schrack had a 12-yard TD run.

Key play: With the game tied at 14-14 in the fourth quarter Master’s Mossett Matthews scored on an 8-yard run with 1:33 to play to seal the victory.

Record: Master’s (2-5); Merritt Island Christian (0-5).

Next week: Wildwood at Master’s Academy, 7 p.m.; Jupiter Christian at Merritt Island Christian, 7 p.m.

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