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Hobbs, McVeytown top Strohecker, Kish in Championship Classic

Simply spectacular!

The Kish Indians and McVeytown showed why they were playing in the biggest stage in the Central Keystone Football and Cheer League Pee Wee Championship game.

It would be a contest that both teams would run for over 200 yards on the ground which proved to highlight the evening. Both proving that they were the best two teams in the league.

In the end, the game proved to be a prime time classic with McVeytown coming out the hard earned 37-33 victors.

Leading the running game for the Eagles was Maddox Hobbs who finished with four touchdowns and 142 yards rushing.

Jaxson Strohecker was a one-man wrecking machine, posting 220 yards rushing and four touchdowns which helped his team keep pace with the Eagles through out the game.

It would be a turnover that would start the scoring when Kish recovered a fumble on the Indians.

It took just two plays for the Eagles scored.

Kish would go to the air for the first score.

Noah Wolfkill hooked up with Alex Picciurro on a 60-yards TD,  that put Kish ahead 7-0.

McVeytown battled right back as the Eagles scored on a 2-yard score by Hobbs, with PAT the game tied the game.

It took only two plays for McVeytown to earn a turnover of its own.

The momentum stayed on McVeytowns’ side when on the following kick the Eagles covered the as it covered the ball on the onside kick.

Again, McVeytown gave the ball to Hobbs for his second touchdown of the evening, taking the lead at 13-7.

The Eagles defense held Kish on its next possession. McVeytown forced the Indians to turn the ball over on downs.

It took just seven plays for the Eagles to score once again, this time it was Ethan Covert that got the call as he muscled his way in from nine yards out, making it a 19-7.

In the second quarter, Kish got back into the game as its offensive line opened up some holes and Strohecker took care things from there.

Strohecker scored the last touchdown of the first half, when he got out around the end for a 23-yard touchdown while in moving his team up on the scoreboard, cutting it to 19-13.

The tension started to rise in the second half as the teams exchanged scores numerous times.

McVeytown opened the half with the ball and went right to work, handing the ball to Hobbs, Covert and Beau Wise.

The Trio moved the ball from their 25 to the Indians 12 before they handed the ball off to Hobbs to finish off the drive with a 12-yard TD scamper, upping the lead to 25-13.

But the Indians weren’t going away anytime soon as they feed it to Strohecker on their next drive.

The drive took just four plays when Strohecker broke loose from the end and blazed the ball downfield for the TD, cutting things to 25-19 game.

Again, the Eagles did not worry as their offensive line once again shined, allowing Hobbs to score from 5-yards this time, upping the lead to a 31-19 game with 3:03 left in the third.

Kish struck back once again when Strohecker continued to push the ball downfield.

He carried all eight handoffs in the drive, scoring once again and putting his team within striking distance at 9:55.

With Hobbs was still rolling along, the Eagles went on a time sustaining drive that ended eight-play drive and another TD.

But you can’t keep a good team down as the Indians scored again in the back of its line and Strohecker, cutting it to a 4-point game at 37-33.

That was the way the game ended as both teams shook hands and the fans appreciated the effort.

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