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Mifflin County takes convincing win over Braves

Photo by Kathy Reed
By Dom Reed

SHIKELLAMY – The 1-0 Mifflin County Huskies Faced Off Against another 1-0 team in Shikellamy. Chalk up another win for the Huskies as they had another strong performance on the offensive side while the defense also helped lead MIfflin County over The Braves 23-6. It was another great performance in the run game for Deakon Schaeffer as he totaled up 37 Carrie’s for 274 yards on the ground while finding the end zone  twice.

Highlighting the Huskies win was quarterback Landen Eichhorn connected on a pass to Jalen Bowersox in the winning effort Aidan Reed was Targeted four times while making three catches. Joshua Maldonado got a load of carries in the game.

Maldonado made some clutch score saving tackles in the game off the defensive side.

Issac Parks Gill connecting on a field goal to put a three spot in the scoring column.

Parks Gill had two touchbacks in the game.

Avery Aurand, letcher Wilson wreaked havoc in the backfield.

Both recorded a sack in the game around found himself around the quarterback all night.

Hunter Tipton made some tackles. Talented Trevor Miles defended well at his corner back position Miles had several pass breakups.

Miles recovered a fumble early in the game as Charlie Walter was the fumble victim. Shikellamy could only put up six points quarterback Brody Rebuck connected on a pass to Connor Fasbinder with 50 seconds to go.

The 2-point conversion wouldn’t fare out.

The defensive pressure made it difficult for the Braves would come up empty on an attempt.

Tight End Asher Moyer was a bright spot in the offense Luke Snyder ruled the running game.

Mifflin County had some good tackles while teammate Jacob Kratzer recorded a tackle later in the game.

On Special Teams Landon Haigh had a strong showing on both sides of the ball.

“Deakon is a horse.  They took away the pass so we had to run,” said MIfflin County Shane Breon. “The Guys Did a great job up front on the offensive line and great Blocking Breon said.”

“We have some kids that haven’t played a lot of varsity football every game we can get through they are just going to keep growing,” said Breon when asked about the defensive play.

The Huskies will face off In a big match up against Altoona Next Friday At Mitchell Field.

The Theme will Be a Gold Out And Youth Recognition

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