Wednesday, March 12, 2014
ELLSWORTH — The Maine Central Institute football team continued its strong start to the season with a convincing 56-18 victory over Ellsworth/Sumner in an Eastern D game Friday night.
Jonathan Santiago paced the Huskies (3-0) with three rushing touchdowns a week after scoring four in a victory over Stearns.
Santiago also returned a punt for a touchdown.
Alex Bertrans rushed for a pair of touchdowns as well for MCI.
Hampden 32, Skowhegan 26: With the teams tied 26-26 and under a minute to play, the Broncos grabbed victory on an interception that was returned for a touchdown.
Adam Clukey completed 14 of 22 passes for 177 yards and three touchdowns and the interception for Skowhegan (2-1).
Ben Salley had four catches for 52 yards and a score while Kaleb Brown rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries for the Indians as well.
Hampden improved to 2-1.
Morse 28, Gardiner 8: Liam McDonough rushed for 188 yards and a touchdown to lead the Shipbuilders in a Class B game at McMann Field.
James Laser rushed for a pair of touchdowns, both from 7 yards out, as Morse improved to 2-1.
Brad Weston rushed for a 12-yard touchdown and a 2-point conversion to lead the Tigers (0-3).
Matt Belanger also threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Casey Watson in the third quarter for Morse.
Mt. View 42, John Bapst 27: The Mustangs scored all their points in the first half, then hung on for the Eastern Class D win in Bangor.
Steven Davis scored three touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards while Jack Axsom added a score and also went over 100 yards. Quarterback kenny McCray threw touchdown passes to Tyler Ripley and Trevor Saucier.
Mt. View is 2-1, John Bapst is 1-2.