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Photos by Kathy Reed

By Dom Reed

LEWISTOWN – The Altoona Mountain Lions traveled to Mifflin County to take on the MIfflin County Huskies at Mitchell Field in a rematch from last year’s D6 playoffs.  The Huskies fell to the Mountain Lions twice last season.

Altoona played its best game of the young season stunning the Huskies 35-0.

With the loss, it handed Mifflin County their first loss on the Season.

It didn’t take long for the Mountain Lions to get on the scoreboard as Star running back Bron Mosley was the go to guy early and often finding the endzone three times in the win.

Quarterback Brennen Freiwald connected on a pass to Josiah Preece in the first  with 1:10 left remaining In the opening stanza . Altoona had multiple players running the football. Zion Patterson,Julian Hazelwood got carries Friday night.

Mifflin County defensive starter Parker Kearns recorded three tackles on the night while teammates Hunter Tipton and Travis Renninger also provided strong tackles in the game. Jacob Kratzer made a great open field tackle for a loss of Yards on one of those plays.

Owen Gipe recorded a sack In the game getting to Freiwald.

Despite Mifflin County’s struggles on the offensive side, the defense showed some bright spots in the contest.

Fletcher Wilson replaced quarterback Landen Eichhorn early in the game.

Wilson connected on a pass to Kearns for the biggest play of the night.

Aidan Reed posted a couple impressive plays while forcing Altoona to cough the ball up resulting in a turnover.

In the game, Mifflin County could not get points  out Of it which would be a repeating theme all night long as they would not be able to put drives together and turning them into points.

The Young talent made its presence for  Mifflin County as Corbin Yoder , Kyson Russler,  Gianpaolo Pannizzo and Chase Hartung showed what they could do in the final minutes of regulation. Hartung  completed on a pass to Russler for a positive gain of yards.

On the defensive side, Yoder made two straight tackles for the Huskies. Versatile player Logan Wukovich was all over field.  Wukovich had a pick six to go along with the great success on the night.

“I think When You get a game like this they are a lot bigger than us it showed on the lines today we couldn’t get anything going tonight,” said MIfflin County coach Shane Breon after the game. “They got after us pass pro too They got a good team they came right at us they knew what they were going to do and they did it its demoralizing a little bit for us. I thought we had a good game plan coming in but we couldn’t execute anything and thats the results on the scoreboard.”

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