Krug Sets School Passing Record as Brookville Rolls to 54-20 Win at Warren


WARREN, Pa. (D9Sports) – Freshman Jack Krug made his varsity debut a memorable one, leading Brookville to a 54-20 win at District 10’s Warren Friday night.

(Photo: Brookville freshman quarterback Jack Krug)

Krug threw for a school-record 372 yards, completing 25 of 37 passes with five touchdowns. His junior receiver Bryan Dworek caught a school-record 12 passes for 169 yards and three TDs covering 10, 56 and 11 yards. Krug’s other TD strikes went for 27 yards to Nick Keth and 22 yards to Tyler Park. Keth caught three balls for 96 yards.

Brandon McGranor ran for 102 yards on 18 carries, scoring on a 9-yard run in the fourth quarter. Cabe Park added a 65-yard run in the second half.

The Raiders led the Dragons, 28-20, at halftime before scoring the game’s final 26 points on four unanswered touchdowns. After Warren scored the game’s first TD on Noah Myers’ 21-yard run, the Raiders scored 28 unanswered points before another Myers run and a Jake Kupchalla TD pass to Kohl Nosel cut it to 28-20 by halftime.

Myers ran for 155 yards on 15 carries for the Dragons, who were outgained by the Raiders, 541-292.

Krug’s 372 surpassed Ben Marzullo’s 1999 mark of 362 yards thrown against Meadville while Dworek’s dozen receptions broke Topper Moir’s 10 catches in a 1995 game against Farrell.

PENNS VALLEY 22, PUNXSUTAWNEY 21

SPRING MILLS, Pa. – Ryan Ripka scored from a yard out with 9:26 to play in the game, as Penns Valley rallied past visiting Punxsutawney for a 22-21 win.

The Chucks led 21-10 midway through the third quarter but couldn’t hold the lead, as Ripka, who finished with 22 carries for 97 yards, scored twice in the game’s final 15:10 to rally for the win including a 4-yard run with 3:10 left in the third quarter that got the Rams to within five, 21-16.

Punxsutawney, which had an early 7-0 lead but trailed 8-7 after a quarter, built the lead thanks to an 18-yard touchdown pass from Dylan Ishman to Tyler Richardson and an 18-yard Ishman to Alex Gianvito scoring pass. Ishman was 15 of 39 for 178 yards and three scores.

BROCKWAY 17, OTTO-ELDRED 6

DUKE CENTER, Pa. – Visiting Brockway was outgained by Otto-Eldred 296-252, but the Rovers used a defensive touchdown to help knock off the Terrors, 17-6.

Cameron Baka, who had a pair of interceptions, returned one for a touchdown in the victory.

Brockway also got a short scoring run from Dylan Lecates and a 22-yard field goal from Zane Puhala.

It was a team effort on offense for the Rovers with eight different runners combining to pick up 163 yards led by 40 from quarterback Peter Downer, who was also 10 of 17 for 89 yards passing in his first varsity start.

LeCates, who ran four times for a yard, also had five catches for 42 yards.

Sawyer Drummond had a big night for Otto-Eldred going 17 of 35 for 234 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He also ran 14 times for 59 yards. Cameron Magee had 11 catches for 183 yards and a touchdown.

CLARION-LIMESTONE 64, SAEGERTOWN 6

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Scoring the game’s first 64 points, Clarion-Limestone rolled to a 64-6 Mercy Rule win at District 10’s Saegertown Friday night.

The Lions led 39-0 by halftime, starting the second half with the PIAA’s Mercy Rule running clock. They outgained the Panthers, 453-61, holding them to just five first downs and causing three turnovers.

Chris Peace (14 carries, 133 yards) and Riley Hummell (7-100) both hit the 100-yard rushing mark. Hummell and Ayden Wiles each ran for two touchdowns while Peace and David Wiles added TD runs. Quarterback Brenden Makray threw for three TDs, two of them going to Kyle Kerle and the other to Colby Himes.

CURWENSVILLE 38, CAMERON COUNTY 8

EMPORIUM, Pa. – Despite not having the services of star running back Nick Stewart, Curwensville cruised to a 38-8 win at Cameron County.

Without Stewart, who missed the game with a minor injury, six different Golden Tide toted the ball and five scored touchdowns led by 89 yards and a score by Matthew Carter on 10 carries. Avery Francisco added 65 yards and a touchdown and Blake Passarelli chipped in 44 yards and a score.

Bryce Timko was 3 of 9 passing for 93 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Noah VonGunden caught two passes for 81 yards and a score.

Adam Streich threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Vislay for Cameron County’s lone score. Streich 3 of 12 for 45 yards, the score and an interception. He also ran 11 times for 25 yards and had seven tackles and an interception on defense. Jared Whiting led the Red Raiders with 18 carries for 76 yards.

KANE 56, PORT ALLEGANY 6

KANE, Pa. – Ange Costanzo and Erik DeLong both rushed for over 100 years, as Kane rolled past visiting Port Allegany 56-6.

Costanzo led the way with six carries for 115 yards and a touchdown while also catching two passes for 20 yards and a score.

DeLong, the reigning Rehab Centre D9Sports.com Jim Kelly Award Winner as the District MVP, added 12 carries for 102 yards.

Meanwhile, Reed Williams tossed three touchdown passes going 10 of 16 for 172 yards and added a 1-yard touchdown run. Bobby Rumick had four grabs for 57 yards and a score, and Ray Maze added three grabs for 41 yards and a touchdown.

Jake Alcorn also had two catches for 97 yards and a touchdown, ran for a score and also took the opening kickoff back 87 yards for a score.


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