The football turned over, nose down, angling like an arrow aimed at the 5-yard line.beat Montoursville, 27-8, in Week 5.
Lewisburg's Merle Moscarello sat on the sideline, battling a slight injury that kept him off the field. And with the senior running back sidelined, the offense wasn't as explosive as fans are used to seeing.
WYALUSING - The Sayre Redskins ran all over the hosting Wyalusing Rams on Friday evening on their way to a 27 to 7 victory. The Redskins used the strength of their ground game as four Redskins combined for 307 yards on the ground and all four of the Redskins touchdowns. Jesse Dagutis of Sayre lead the ground efforts with 103 yards via the run.
MUNCY - North Penn's Tom Dickinson was quick and to the point with his team at the beginning of the week. The veteran coach gave his team two choices: Finish strong, reach 6-4 and hope for a playoff spot or end the season on a losing note.
TROY - The Trojans scored early and often, and never looked back on their way to a 53-7 trouncing of the visiting Cowanesque Indians last night.
Facing nearly the length of the field and having just 26 seconds to do so, Hughesville did the impossible - it won.
MONTGOMERY - Canton defeated Montgomery 40-0 and became the sole Small School NTL champions Friday.
The ball kind of fluttered through the air, wobbling end over end out of the hand of Athens quarterback Nick Carl. There wasn't a Wildcats receiver to be found after Carl was hit by Montoursville's Matt Krezmer, causing the deflected pass to just barely get over the line of scrimmage.
Milton out ran North Penn 388 yards to 115 in their 38-12 win over the Panthers Friday.
ATHENS - It all came down to the final play of the first overtime period. The Wildcats of Athens had already scored and were trying to hold off the two-point conversion opportunity by that of the Wildcats of Mifflinburg. Connor Pierce took the end off and looked for some running room around the corner, but was met in the backfield by a mass of Athens' defenders, and Athens won the game.
HUGHESVILLE - Montoursville running back Cameron Ott might have heard his coaches' voices in his ears as a Hughesville defender 30 pounds heavier hit him seven yards deep in the backfield.
WESTFIELD - In some games there's an omen that marks the start of a game and in some game there's writing on the wall that doesn't require 20/20 vision.
Early into the second quarter, Muncy went for it on a fourth-and-5 from South Williamsport's 34-yard line. The Indians trailed by a touchdown, but knew a score could potentially shift the momentum.
TOWANDA - The Black Knights struck early and never looked back en route to a 42-7 win over the visiting Canton Warriors last night.
BLOSSBURG - Generally, when you outrush your opponent by 174 yards, chances are you'll probably come out on top on the scoreboard. But when you also commit a costly turnover and have two touchdowns called back due to penalties, nothing is for certain.