Multiple Teams · Eastern High School (Pekin) Varsity Football beat Clarksville High School 59-7

Friday, August 26, 2016

7:00 PM

Clarksville High School

Eastern High School (Pekin)

Game Recap

Eastern knocked off Clarksville 59-7 in what turned out to be a record setting game Friday night. The Musketeers started fast scoring 28 points in the 1st quarter and never looked back. Seven different Musketeers scored en route to a school record 59 points. The 52 point margin was also the largest in school history.
After forcing Clarksville to turn the ball over on downs on their first possession, the Musketeers needed just five plays to punch in their first score as Jay Judson darted in the end zone for a 13 yard touchdown run. Blake Feller added a six yard run, Jay Judson recovered a fumble and returned it for a TD and Sawyer Starrett caught a 10 yard touchdown pass from Todd Branaman to end the 1st quarter flurry.
The Musketeers would once again put up points in a hurry, putting up 25 quick points in the 3rd quarter. Judson once again started the scoring with a 17 yard touchdwon run. On the ensuing Clarksville possession, Ridge Hall picked off the Generals pass and returned it for a 49 yard touchdown. Airid Williams puched in a score from 1 yard out and Gavin Howard forced a fumble deep in Generals territory and recovered it in the end zone for a touchdown. Silas Temple rushed in another score in the fourth to make it 59-0 Musketeers.
It was a big night for the Musketeers varsity defense, as they forced four turnovers and scored three touchdowns and held the Generals scoreless. The Musketeers travel to Brownstown next week in a clash of MSC teams sitting at the top of the conference standings at 1-0.

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