Bulldogs score 24 unanswered in ICC victory

HOUTZDALE — Claysburg-Kimmel got its 2020 season off to a great start as they traveled to CNB Bank Stadium Friday night and upended the home Moshannon Valley Black Knights, 38-13. The Bulldogs at one point had 24 unanswered points after being tied 7-7 at the end of the first quarter.

Play of the game: Pressten Imler blocked an Ethan Webb punt at Mo Valley’s own 42-yard line and Bulldog Levi Knuth scooped it up for the score.

Player of the game: Corey Chamberlain threw for two touchdowns and ran for another.

Unsung hero(es): Levi Knuth scored three touchdowns — two via rushing and one via a punt block return.

Most vital statistic(s): Moshannon Valley was held to zero passing yards.

Bulldogs coach Matt Bilchak: “I’m really proud of our group in terms of the work we did over the summer. If we keep putting this work in, we have an opportunity to have a really special year. I’m glad they were able to come out tonight and do some pretty nice things on the field.”

Black Knights coach Michael Keith: “We were good until the wheels started to fall off … We’ve got to get better. We’ve got to correct the mistakes with players and coaches.”

Notable: Chamberlain was 13-of-20 for 187 yards and two scores. There were also no 100-yard rushers for either team.

Records: Claysburg-Kimmel (1-0), Mo Valley (0-1)

Next week: Clayburg-Kimmel hosts Tussey Mountain, Mo Valley visits West Branch.

Score by Quarters

Claysburg-Kimmel 7 12 12 7–38

Moshannon Valley 7 0 0 6–13

First Quarter

CK–Noah 42 punt block, (Buell kick), 10:09.

MV–Webb 5 run, (Collins kick), 1:08.

Second Quarter

CK–Biesinger 29 pass from Chamberlain, (kick failed), 11:19.

CK–Hunt 18 pass from Chamberlain, (kick failed), 1:43.

Third Quarter

CK–Chamberlain 26 run, (run failed), 8:32.

CK–Noah 24 run, (run failed), 6:50.

Fourth Quarter

MV–Smeal 47 run, (kick failed), 6:56.

CK–Noah 19 run, (Buell kick), 4:45.


First downs 22 8

Rushes-yards 35-170 32-180

Comp-Att-Int 13-20-1 0-8-1

Passing Yards 187 0

Total Plays-Yards 55-357 40-180

Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0

Punts 2-43 5-35

Penalties-Yards 4-20 7-45


RUSHING–Claysburg-Kimmel, Chamberlain 10-77, Noah 4-48, Imler 9-23, McGeary 2-15, Bush 4-7, Claycomb 4-1, Weyandt 1-0, Team 1-(-1). Moshannon Valley, Webb 12-84, Smeal, 9-71, Honan 5-24, Knuth 4-1, Collins 1-1, Yarger 1-(-1).

PASSING–Claysburg-Kimmel, Chamberlain 13-of-20, 187 yds., 2 TD, 1 INT. Moshannon Valley, Webb 0-of-7, 0 yds., 1 INT; Kurten 0-of-1, 0 yds.

RECEIVING­–Claysburg-Kimmel, Hunt 4-79, Biesinger 3-37, Imler 2-36, Noah 1-28, Bush 3-7. Moshannon Valley, None.


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