Mead 16, Lewis and Clark 14
Mead cornerback Rich Cullen picked off a Paul Mencke pass at the LC 43 with 1:02 left, setting up Dustin Lungo’s game-winning 43-yard field goal 58 seconds later.
Stars of the game
Lungo obviously, but a week earlier Cullen, a senior in his first football game, was victimized for several long touchdowns. He had two picks in this game. Also, Mead quarterback Jason Lewis, picked off three times in the first half, came back to hit 25 of 35 passes for 260 yards, most of it in the second half.
Mencke hit 6 of 8 passes in the first half for 130 yards, including a 58-yard strike to Mike Lynch for a 14-0 halftime lead. … Mead had a 19-play, 81-yard drive that ate up 7:44 of the third quarter to cut the deficit in half with the first of two Adam Morris 2-yard runs. The drive was kept alive by a 10-yard holding penalty on LC during a punt on fourth-and-10, a pass interference penalty on a third-and-goal incompletion from the 15 and an apparent quick whistle when Lewis lost a fumble near the goal line. However, Mead also seemed to lose a down on the drive. … LC got three snaps and a punt in the third quarter. … Mead went 86 yards in 11 plays for its second touchdown, helped by a face-mask penalty and another pass interference.
LC (1-2, 1-2) plays North Central (0-1, 0-2) next Thursday in the second Albi game. Mead (2-1, 2-1) faces University (1-0, 1-1) in next Friday’s first Albi game.
G-Prep 49, McNally 7
The Bullpups’ quickness, particularly
running back Joe Ascolese, seemed to be the hardest thing for the Edmonton team to counter.
Ascolese scored on an 89-yard punt return and a 41-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Kevin O’Connell in the second quarter to give Prep a 28-0 lead at halftime.
The visiting Tigers (1-1) ran out of gas early but hung in to score on a 2-yard run by Ryan Ferry with 1:48 to play. They also showed the ability to make adjustments and handled the rules for American football well.
McNally finished with 14 first downs, seven in the first half against Prep’s first team. However, the Tigers only had 11 yards rushing at halftime on 14 attempts and quarterback Ross Lyttle completed 7 of 14 passes for 72 yards but had two intercepted.
Prep used three different QBs and 13 different players carried the football.
Prep (2-0, 3-0) plays Ferris (1-1, 1-1) in the late game at Albi next Friday.
Lewis and Clark 14 0 0 0 - 14
Mead 0 0 7 9 - 16
LC-Etter 1 run (Stueckle kick)
LC-Lynch 58 pass from Mencke (Stueckle kick)
M-Morris 2 run (Longo kick)
M-Morris 2 run (Pass failed)
M-FG Longo 43
LC M First downs 9 24 Rushes-yards 23-75 34-95 Passing yards 204 260 Return yards 27 35 Passes 10-16-2 25-35-3 Punts-Avg. 4-27.5 3-37 Fumbles-lost 3-2 3-1 Penalties-yards 8-81.0 10-100 Individual statistics
Rushing - LC, Etter 10-28, Nail 6-15, Mencke 4-2, Smith 2-15, Bankston 1-15. M, McGlocklin 11-56, Lewis 14-25, Morris 4-6, Carnahan 5-8.
Passing - LC, Mencke 10-16-2-204. M, Lewis 25-35-3-260.
Receiving - LC, Stack 2-18, Homer 3-55, Steuckel 4-73, Lynch 1-58. M, Sturm 6-76, McGlocklin 4-42, Wells 4-51, Morris 4-37, Lovell 3-23, Robbins 4-32.
McNally 0 0 0 7 - 7
Gonzaga Prep 14 14 14 7 - 49
GP - Eggar 7 run (Ascolese kick)
GP - Barton 1 run (Ascolese kick)
GP - Ascolese 89 punt return (Ascolese kick)
GP - Ascolese 41 pass from O’Connell (Ascolese kick)
GP - Ascolese 10 run (Ascolese kick)
GP - Turner 19 pass from O’Connell (Rucker kick)
GP - Rash 2 run (Rucker kick)
McN - Ferry 2 run (Biglin kick)
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