Central Catholic 34, Linton 7: How they scored

Central Catholic 34, Linton 7: How they scored

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Central Catholic 34, Linton 7: How they scored

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Jacob Page, Jackson Anthrop and Ben Metzinger celebrate afer Central Catholic defeated Linton-Stockton 34-7 in the Class A state finals Friday, November 27, 2015, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Jacob Page, Jackson Anthrop and Ben Metzinger celebrate afer Central Catholic defeated Linton-Stockton 34-7 in the Class A state finals Friday, November 27, 2015, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

FIRST QUARTER

Central Catholic 7, Linton-Stockton 0. Luke Fusiek 63 pass from Avery Denhart (Sam Milazzo kick). 5 plays, 82 yards. Elapsed time: 1:52. Time on clock: 8:09. Key plays: Jackson Anthrop ran three times for 19 yards, but the Knights faced third-and-5 when Denhart found an open Fusiek down the sideline.

SECOND QUARTER

Central Catholic 14, Linton-Stockton 0. Brandon Yeagy 3 run (Milazzo kick). 6 plays, 50 yards. Elapsed time: 2:20. Time on clock: 2:20. Key plays: Fusiek delivered another big play, hauling in a 36-yard pass from Denhart, one play before the touchdown. The Knights took over at midfield after the Miners attempted a fake punt.

Central Catholic 17, Linton-Stockton 0. Milazzo 25 field goal. 6 plays, 25 yards. Elapsed time: 2:25. Time on clock: 6:03. Key plays: After a defensive stop the Knights took over at the 33. Denhart’s 19-yard pass to Fusiek moved CC to the Miners 12-yard line.

Central Catholic 17, Linton-Stockton 7. Jacob Clothier 7 pass from Tyler Meurer (Luke Wilson kick). 13 plays, 90 yards. Elapsed time: 4:19. Time on clock: 13 seconds. Key plays: The Miners only had one play gain more than 10 yards, but were aided by 45 yards in penalties by the Knights.

THIRD QUARTER

Central Catholic 20, Linton 7. Milazzo 23 field goal. 11 plays, 65 yards. Elapsed time: 4:22. Time on clock: 11 seconds. Key plays: Denhart completed passes covering 12, 14 and 16 yards and Anthrop carried four times for 25 yards.

FOURTH QUARTER

Central Catholic 27, Linton 7. Yeagy 1 run (Milazzo kick). 8 plays, 48 yards. Elapsed time: 3:27. Time on clock: 7:40. Key plays: Denhart’s 27-yard pass to Anthrop on third down moved the Knights to the Miners 8.

Central Catholic 34, Linton 7. Yeagy 4 run (Milazzo kick). 7 plays, 24 yards. Elapsed time: 3:43. Time on clock: 3:05. Key play: Adam Lovell picked off Miners quarterback Meurer and returned it 17 yards, setting up Yeagy’s third touchdown.

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