Archive - Sep 27, 2012 - Sports Article
ST. MARYS â€” Coming off what was the most complete effort of the fall, the Punxsy Chucks will seek to navigate through the traffic an ever-imposing St. Marys Flying Dutch present tonight in St. Marys.
One of the traditional and more storied rivalries on the schedule, the Chucks and Dutch will renew with both squads coming off dominate performances a week ago.
On the road, St. Marys dismantled Clarion-Limestone 35-0 behind its ground attack and stiff defensive line.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€“ It was a night of some needed runs. Punxsy used two late scoring bursts wrapped around a game with two others in its three-game sweep over Johnsonburg Thursday night.
The Lady Chucks finished the first game off with the final six points to win 25-22. The home team used one seven-point run to open a lead and another to double up the Ramettes in a 25-16 second set before running off five-straight late points for a 25-20 third contest.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Punxsy ninth-grade football team defeated St. Marys 35-22 on the road September 19.
Kaleb Young rushed through the Flying Dutch defense for three touchdowns to lead the Chucks. Young's three scoring runs covered 54, 39 and 19 yards.
Alex Young recorded his own long touchdown burst of 52 yards. Braxton Giavedoni ran 29 yards to paydirt and added the two-point conversion for the other score.
Quarterback Ryan Jones completed six of eight pass attempts for 80 yards.
"The offensive line played very well," commented Punxsy coach Rob Weaver.