The Northeastern Knights traveled to Winchester last Friday for a first round sectional game and used a strong first half to complete a shutout over the Golden Falcons 42-0.
A muffed Winchester punt return was recovered by Trace Farris in the 1st quarter which set up a Damon Wilson 3 yard TD run to kick off the Knights scoring. Two more Wilson touchdowns in the 2nd quarter pushed the lead to 22-0 when an Isaac Martin forced fumble was recovered and returned 45 yards for a TD by Junior defensive end Caleb Harmon. The 1st half scoring was capped by another TD run by Wilson which was set up by a Noah Ammerman interception.
Dylan Isaacs took the first play of the 2nd half to the end zone from 52 yards out to complete the scoring. Damon Wilson had 161 yards on the ground and 4 TDs and Dylan Isaacs added 91 total yards and a score. The Northeastern stellar defense was lead by Senior Alex Mikesell who had 11 total tackles with 2 sacks and 3 tackles for loss. Conner Archie added 11 total tackles and Senior Trace Farris added a sack and a pass breakup to his fumble recovery.
The Knights (6-4) host Centerville (9-0) in a second round sectional matchup starting at 7 pm Friday October 29th.
By: Wes Oler