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Indians defeat rival Spartans

By Staff | Nov 1, 2018

RUTH FRY/The Luminary Hughesville quarterback, Jacob Corson, completed seven of his 12 passes throwing for 86 yards against Muncy.

Muncy 13, Hughesville 10

The Muncy and Hughesville backyard brawl football game was held Friday night at Hughesville High School. In the first quarter Hughesville’s Colton Yocum had an interception on Kolby Moyer’s first pass attempt from the Hughesville 43-yard line. Thirteen plays later Yocum finished the drive with a three yard touchdown to give the Spartans an early 7-0 lead nine minutes into the game and held the lead for 40 minutes of the 48-minute game. Hughesville took the 7-0 lead into halftime and added to it with a 26 yard field goal from Brody Heller with 6:51 left on the game clock to go up 10-6.

Hughesville holding on to the 10-6 lead in the fourth quarter, the Indians rallied scoring a touchdown on Dylan Wilt’s 74-yard kick return and never looked back defeating the Spartans, 13-10. Muncy’s offense had only six first downs all the night as Ty Nixon finished the night with 12-34 and Mike Kustanbauter (5-11) for short rushing gains. Wilt had four receptions in the win with 102 yards and one touchdown.


Muncy 0 0 6 7-13 Hughesville 7 0 0 3-10

First quarter-H-Colton Yocum 3 yard run (Brody Heller kick), 3:28.

Third quarter-M-Dylan Wilt 39 yard pass from Kolby Moyer (Joe Swink kick blocked), 5:22.

Fourth quarter-H-Brody Heller 26 yard field goal, 6:51.

M-Wilt 74 yard kick return (Swink kick), 6:39.

  • Individual Stats

Rushing: M-Ty Nixon 12-34; Mike Kustanbauter 5-11; Kolby Moyer 3-5; Paul Pepper 1-(-8). H-Jase Wright 15-66; Yocum 19 63 TD; Carter Marquardt 10-12; Jacob Corson 1-2; TEAM 2-(-13).

Passing: M-Moyer 10-15 182 TD, INT. H-Corson 7-12 86 INT.

Receiving: M-Wilt 4-102 TD; Christian Good 3-48; Kustanbauter 1-14; Nixon 1-8. H-Hunter Laird 3-38; Damian Hearn 2-20; Wright 1-17.

Interceptions: M-Wilt (1). H-Yocum (1).

Records: Muncy (7-3), Hughesville (0-10)

  • Montgomery 40, Bucktail 0

Rhyle?Strausbaugh set the Red Raiders’ single-season tackle record of 142, a mark that was previously held by coach?Nate Hakes (2000).

At halftime, Montgomery held a 19-0 lead and took a 33-0 lead into the fourth quarter.

Brayden Strouse scored three second-quarter touchdowns as he had an 8-yard throw to?Hunter Budman, and then threw a 66-yard TD pass and a 10-yard pass for a 19-0 lead. Budman ran for two scores in the third quarter to give the?Red?Raiders a 33-0 lead. He scored on a 15-yard run and a 23-yard run.

Montgomery will be playing this Friday, Nov. 2, on their home field in the Eastern Conference Championship game.

Montgomery 0 19 14 7 – 40

Bucktail 0 0 0 0 – 0

Second quarter

Braydon Strouse 8 yard pass to Hunter Budman. Kick blocked 6-0 11:01.

Strouse 66 yard pass to Shadle. Kick failed 12-0 8:28.

Strouse 10 yard pass to Chris McClintlock, Rhyle Strassbaugh kick 19-0 4:41.

Third quarter

Budman 15 yard run, kick good 26-0 5:01.

Budman 23 yard run, kick good 33-0 2:52

Fourth quarter

Strassbaugh 38 yard run, kick good 40-0 11:44.

(Team and individual statistics

were not available)