Union City 12,
Monroe Central 6
The Class A No. 7 Indians scored all 12 of their points in the first half Friday night and those points held up when they resumed Saturday afternoon.
James Antonoglou scored on a 60-yard run on the first play from scrimmage for undefeated Union City (4-0). Duran Bocanegra scored the second Indian touchdown on a 3-yard run to end the first quarter.
Bocanegra shone bright on defense, too, with eight tackles, an assist and a sack.
Union City coach Keith Maloy credited the Monroe Central defense for shutting down his offense Saturday, but he admitted the field conditions prevented either side from mustering any real offense.
“It was a swamp,” Maloy said. “Our field is probably ruined. “
Shenandoah put Tri in a 29-point hole early in the second quarter Friday night before lightning struck and postponed the game.
The Raiders (3-1) picked right up where they left off when play resumed Saturday and cruised to the lopsided victory. Shenandoah ran for a gaudy 433 yards on 36 carries.
“Line’s doing a good job up front and the kids are running a little harder,” Shenandoah coach Scott Widner said.
Evan Young accounted for two of the six Shenandoah rushing touchdowns. Young sprang loose for a 53-yard score in the first quarter on Friday and then popped free for a 50-yard gallop in the second quarter Saturday.
Young finished with 124 rushing yards on just four carries. Quarterback T.J. Nethery surpassed the 100-yard threshold, too. Nethery gained 107 yards on five attempts.
Winchester 35, Union County 13
Winchester blew open an early lead it establihed Friday before beating Union County 35-13 Saturday when the game resumed.
Devin Grilliot led the Golden Falcons (2-2) with 136 rushing yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Gatlin Kramer, Brian Friend and Cleveland Walls also scored touchdowns for Winchester.
Quarterback Drew Croyle completed eight passes for 128 yards for Winchester.
First-year coach Mike Jones said he’s pleased to be at 2-2 after the Golden Falcons won one game last season.