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The Kick heard around MC; Huskies earns post season bid

It was a kick heard around MIfflin County!!

Husky kicker Isaac Parks-Gill extended the MIfflin County football season with one final clutch moment.

It was a kick that will go down in MIfflin County football history!

Having to win to make the post season, the MIfflin County football team found its self tied at 19 with just seconds on the clock.

With the ball sitting within Parks-Gills range, the kicker was cool under pressure setting the kick within the upright sending the Huskies to it second consecutive post season appearance with the 22-19 victory. He was 2-for-2 on the evening.

It was also a historical game for runner Deakon Schaeffer as he set the all-time single season rushing record in Huskies in the victory. Schaeffer finished with 172-yards rushing and a touchdown.

Quarterback Landen Eichhorn passed for 125 yards to spark the Huskies. Parker Kearns tallied 55-yards of that, also notching a touchdown.

After falling behind 7-0, the Huskies rallied back to take the lead before the intermission.

Mifflin County rallied back with a Schaeffer touchdown and a Kearns TD, putting the “Purple and Black” attack just two quarters away from the post season, leading 14-7.

In the second half, the Patriots got back on the board. However, the PAT was no good, keeping the Huskies with a 14-13 advantage.

Also in the third, Parks-Gill hit the first of his two field goals on the night, upping it to 17-13.

Next, the Huskies defense would get involved as they were able to push Red Land into a safety, upping the lead to 19-13.

The Patriots tied things in the final stanza.

On the PAT, the Huskies once again helped force a failed extra point, keeping the score tied at 19.

With the Huskies getting the ball with just a little over a minute to go. The Huskies offense was not going to be denied on this night, rolling down the field and putting the ball on the Red Land 16.

Parks-Gill sent the kick through the uprights as the celebration began, putting the Huskies at 5-5 on the year and a rematch with Altoona.

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