Altoona erupts for 34 in 1st quarter of rout

Daiquain Watson scored two touchdowns and Ryan Shope passed for two scores in a 34-point first quarter to lead unbeaten Altoona to a junior high football 47-0 rout of Central Mountain Thursday at Mansion Park.

Watson caught a 34-yard pass from Shope and returned a fumble 41 yards for a TD. Mike Campbell scored on a 65-yard run, while Britt Simington scored from the 1, Steve Franklin caught a 70-yarder, Bailey Davis ran in from the 18, and Kyle Good finished off the scoring with an 8-yard run.

Altoona is now 4-0.


Central Mountain0 0 0 0 – 0

Altoona34 6 0 7 – 47

A-Campbell 65 run (kick failed).

A-Simington 1 run (Marasco kick).

A-Watson 34 pass from Shope (Marasco kick).

A-Watson 41 fumble return (Marasco kick).

A-Franklin 70 pass from Shope (Marasco kick).

A-Davis 18 run (kick failed).

A-Good 8 run (Good kick).

Records: Central Mountain (0-4) Altoona (4-0)


Westmont Hilltop12

BELLWOOD – Bellwood-Antis quarterback Jarrett Taneyhill threw touchdown passes of 49 and 29 yards in the first quarter as the Blue Devils defeated Westmont Hilltop to improve to 4-0.

Kammeron Green returned an interception 20 yards for a touchdown and added a 9-yard score later in the game.


Westmont Hilltop6 0 6 0 – 12

Bellwood-Antis22 24 8 0 – 54

BA – Kowalski 49 pass from Jarrett Taneyhill (pass failed).

BA – McGee 29 pass from Taneyhill (Brunner run).

BA – Kline 24 run (McGee pass from Taneyhill).

W – Coble 1 yard (run failed).

BA – Kline 20 run (Beam run).

BA – Brunner 28 run (Green run).

BA – Green 20 int. return (Brunner run).

BA – Green 9 run (McCaulley run).

W – Ryder 33 run (run failed).

Records: Bellwood-Antis (4-0).

Spring Cove47


CLEARFIELD – Spring Cove used a 20-point first quarter to cruise to victory over Clearfield.

Alex Hoenstine scored on a 7-yard run and connected with Elijah Benton on a 30-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter.

Ian Deterline added touchdown runs of 17 and 57 yards, while Chase Smith returned a punt 47 yards for another score.


Spring Cove20 7 13 7 – 47

Clearfield0 0 0 0 – 0

SC-Hoenstine 7 run (kick failed).

SC-Deterline 17 run (Muthler kick).

SC-Benton 30 pass from Hoenstine (Muthler kick).

SC-Smith 47 punt return (Muthler kick).

SC-Deterline 57 run (Muthler kick).

SC-Benton 7 run (kick failed).

SC-King 5 run (Muther kick).

Records: Clearfield (0-3); Spring Cove (3-1).



TYRONE – Michael Lewis ran for 101 yards and had touchdown runs of 36 and 50 yards as Tyrone defeated Huntingdon.

Tyrone’s A.J. Grassi returned a blocked punt 35 yards for a touchdown, while Huntingdon’s Noah Glenny and Tyler Scott each ran in touchdowns.


Huntingdon6 0 0 6 – 12

Tyrone0 6 20 0 – 26

H-Glenny 12 run (pass failed).

T-McKernan 24 pass from Skelton (run failed).

T-Lewis 36 run (pass failed).

T-Grassi 35 blocked punt return (McKernan pass from Skelton).

T-Lewis 50 run (pass failed).

H-Scott 3 run (run failed).

Records: Huntingdon (1-2); Tyrone (1-3).



WILLIAMSBURG – Chandler Gunnett scored three touchdowns to lead Williamsburg to a victory over Glendale.

Gunnett scored on runs of 8, 6 and 18 yards. Nick Carper and Pat McCaulley added touchdown runs for Williamsburg.


Glendale0 0 0 0 – 0

Williamsburg6 13 6 7 – 32

W – McCaulley 1 run (run failed).

W – Gunnett 8 run (run failed).

W – Carper 18 run (McMonagle kick).

W – Gunnett 6 run (kick failed).

W – Gunnett 18 run (McMonagle kick).

Records: Williamsburg (2-0-1), Glendale (0-3).



HOLLIDAYSBURG – DuBois led Hollidaysburg by two touchdowns at halftime en route to a win.

Hollidaysburg’s Jack Vyborny returned a fumble for a score, and Jaret Cavalet threw a 21-yard TD pass to Vyborny. Cory Storm scored on a 3-yard run. Hollidaysburg is 1-3.

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