D9Sports.com: Raiders Rally Comes Up Short in Loss to Moniteau

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports.com) Brookville’s Seth Ray missed a 23-yard field goal with 38.3 seconds left, and visiting Moniteau held off Brookville rally attempt to get a 7-6 win over the Raiders Friday night.

Brookville (1-6, 0-4 KSAC LSD) trailed 7-0 the entire second half before Brookville got within a point on a 3-yard Brandon McGranor touchdown with two minutes to play. The Raiders decided to go for two, but John Frank was stopped short of the goal line leaving Brookville down a point with one timeout left.

Ray then executed a perfect on-side kick, which McGranor recovered at the Moniteau 49-yard line. Brookville was then able to drive to the Moniteau 5-yard line, where it faced a fourth-and-goal. Ray then came out to try the potential game-winning field but the kick was short.

Moniteau (3-4, 1-2) took the lead on a 24-yard Derek Boben run late in the first half with Steven Fawcett connecting on what turned out to be a crucial extra point.

Neither team could do much offensively with Moniteau outgaining Brookville 185-167 after the Raiders had just 17 yards in the first half but held Moniteau to 53 in the second half.

Boben had a nice game for the Warriors rushing for 119 yards on 23 carries and was 1-for-3 passing for 13 yards. Shonn Kline added 68 yards on 15 carries.

Frank led Brookville with 38 yards rushing on eight carries, while McGranor ran 18 times for 35 yards. Ray was 5 of 13 passing for 98 yards. Logan Thrush had three catches for 56 yards after starting the game at quarterback and going 1-for-3 for no yards.

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