Lions hold on to beat rivals
Quarterback Marcus Day’s 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was the difference as Altoona clipped Hollidaysburg, 14-7, Thursday night in freshman football action at Mansion Park.
Day earlier threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Edwin Franklin to tie the game at 7-7 in the second quarter.
Bryce Martellacci tossed a 22-yard pass to Deshaun Moss for Hollidaysburg’s touchdown.
The Mountain Lions improved to 5-1 while Hollidaysburg fell to 2-2-1. Next Thursday, the Golden Tigers will host Mount Pleasant while Altoona plays host to Pittsburgh Central Catholic.
SCORE BY QUARTERS
Hollidaysburg 0 7 0 0 — 7
Altoona 0 7 7 0 — 14
H–Moss 22 pass from Martellacci (Varrick kick)
A–Franklin 5 pass from Day (Musselman kick)
A–Day 45 run (Musselman kick)
Record: Hollidaysburg (2-2-1); Altoona (5-1).