2010-10-07 / Sports

Fulton County Cowboys Results

Varsity: Steelers Blank

Cowboys

North Huntingdon’s Steelers avenged an early season overtime loss to our Fulton County Cowboys in convincing fashion. Behind an extremely effective running attack, the Steelers found the end zone on their first drive of the game. After a Cowboy punt pinned the Steelers deep in their own territory to start the second quarter, the Huntingdon running attack struck again, this time breaking a 72-yard touchdown run off the left side. The Cowboys were unable to move the ball in their final possessions of the half, setting the halftime score at 12-0.

Huntingdon received the second half kickoff and continued to run the ball right at the Cowboy defense. Facing a key fourth down at the Cowboy 19, Huntingdon converted the first down and followed that conversion with another running touchdown one play later.

The ensuing possession proved the Cowboys’ most effective drive of the day. Aided by a Huntingdon personal foul penalty, the Cowboys advanced to the Steeler 22-yard line before a holding penalty and fumble ended the possession. Huntingdon answered the Cowboy turnover with another scoring drive, this time converting the extra point and setting the final at 25-0.

The loss is the Cowboys’ third consecutive defeat, dropping their record to 3-3 on the season. The final regular season game is next Saturday against the Juniata Valley Eagles, who the Cowboys defeated in week one.

Playoffs begin on October 16, with the top two seeds receiving first round byes.

JV: Cowboys blanked by Steelers

The JV Cowboys could not find the end zone this weekend, dropping a 24-0 final to the North Huntingdon Steelers.

The Cowboy defense forced three first-half fumbles, with recoveries by Kole Kendall, Logan Deshong and Shane Schepis. Schepis’ recovery set up a first and goal at the Steeler 7. A completion from QB Grayson Hall to WR Zane Webber appeared to have the Cowboys on the Steeler doorstep, but a holding penalty negated the play and stalled the drive, setting the halftime score at 12-0 Huntingdon.

The Steelers tacked on another rushing touchdown in the second half followed by a punt return TD, pushing the final to 24-0.

The JV Cowboys stand at 1-5 on the season, with the final regular season game next Saturday against the Juniata Valley Eagles.

Flag football report

Saturday’s Games

MU White Bests FC Silver

Payton Kendall and Skylar Loreman each scored touchdowns in the 60-12 defeat.

FC White Takes Gold FC White prevailed over MU Gold by a 30-6 final on Saturday. Zander Sipes and Landon Seiders each scored two touchdowns on the day. Parker Gearhart added the other score. Gearhart also recovered a fumble, while Colton Mellott and Brandon Shippy both snagged interceptions for the Cowboys.

Sunday’s Games SH Gold over FC Silver, 47-12

Payton Kendall scored both touchdowns for the Silver Cowboys.

SH Blue wins nail-biter

over FC White, 38-31

Landon Seiders scored three touchdowns, Parker Gearhart added two scores, and Zander Sipes converted a point-after for the Cowboys. Seiders and Jesse Sheeder recovered fumbles for the Cowboys.

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