ACCIDENT, MD – The Mt. Lions traveled to Northern Garrett, MD last Friday September 7th. Tucker County held the home standing Huskies scoreless and forced 5 turnovers to pick up the road win by the final score of 7-0.
Neither team could sustain a drive in the first quarter as the rain soaked field seem to cause problems with both teams. The first quarter would end with the score at 0-0. Tucker County would drive the ball down to the Northern 15 yard line with less than 3 minutes left in the second, but the Mt. Lions could not keep the drive alive. Tucker County would get the ball back with under 2 minutes left in the first half inside the Huskies 35 yard line, but the clock would run out before a score to make the halftime score 0-0.
Northern kicked the ball to Tucker County to start the third quarter. The Mt. Lions again could not sustain the drive and the Huskies took over at their own 25 yard line with 10 minutes left in the third. The defense for both teams dominated the quarter as the score remained 0-0 after three quarters of play. In the fourth quarter the Mt. Lions would put together another good drive, but this time Tucker County would break the 0-0 tie. Liam Hood connected with Jeffrey Snyder on a 10 yard touchdown pass with 8:13 left in the game. Ben Callaway then kicked the extra point to make the score 7-0 Tucker County. The Mt. Lions defense then stepped up the rest of the way as they held Northern scoreless the remainder of the contest to pick up the big road win by the final score of 7-0. The weather caused the start of the game to be delayed as lightening in the area forced a late kickoff. The rain also caused some problems with the home team as the Huskies lost 4 fumbles on the night and they also threw 1 interception.
Cole Rapp led Tucker County with 8 carries for 64 yards rushing. Liam Hood added 52 yards passing for the Mt. Lions in the win. Tucker County ended the night with 73 yards rushing and 52 yards passing for a total of 125 yards. Northern finished the night with 108 yards rushing and 23 yards passing for a total of 131 yards.
Tucker County(3-0) will host PVC Rival Moorefield on Friday September 14th, kickoff is set for 7pm. For more Tucker County Sports info visit TuckerCountySports.Com