Indians Win District Opener
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The Clark County Indians hosted the Montgomery County Wildcats in the Class 2 District 7 opening round contest on Friday evening.
The Wildcats drove 65 yards in 11 plays on their opening possession to take an early lead with 7:19 on the clock in the first quarter.
Just over a minute later, Clark County tied the game on a 16-yard run by Callan Wheeler. The extra point kick gave the Indians a 7-6 lead.
Montgomery County was moving the ball well again, until Lucus Eddleman picked off an Adam Czerniewski pass. Seven player later Wheeler connected with Collin Hunziker on a 10- yard pass play to score. The kick missed, and with 23 seconds left in the first quarter, Clark County led 13-6.
The Indians would score again early in the second quarter, as Jonny Shinn broke free for a 64 yard touchdown run to put the Indians on top 19-6.
Clark County wouldn’t scored again until the third quarter, when Wheeler connected with Drew Holsted for a 22- yard touchdown. The two-point conversion pass to Eddleman gave the Indians a 27-6 lead.
Clark County added a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, as Wheeler scrambled six yards to put Clark County up 33-6.
The Wildcats scored with just 43 seconds remaining to make the final 33-12.
Clark County had 375 yards of total offense, and the Wildcats earned 241 yards. Shinn rushed for 104 yards, and Wheeler and 89 yards. Wyatt Randall ran for 30 yards, and Holsted and 10 yard rushing.
Clark County will travel to Bowling Green on Friday to face the undefeated Bobcats, who are averaging over 70 points per game this season.