Fitch Makes the Playoffs by Defeating Mooney 21-14
Fitch needed to win the game to get in the playoffs, and they used to 14-0 lead in the second quarter to hold off a second half rally by Mooney to win 21-14. Mooney's season ends with a 4-5 record. Scoring for Mooney were Andrew Armstrong and Devon McNutt. Fitch has now won the past 4 games against Mooney, after only winning 7 of the previous 35 contests. Photos from the game will be posted this weekend.
Mooney Is Dominated by Ursuline 28-6 in the Youngstown Holy War
The Cardinals stay above .500 lasted one week as they are 4-4 after getting beaten handily by Ursuline 28-6. Ursuline's defense played an outstanding game, holding Mooney without a first down in the first half and only allowing 181 total yards, 61 of which came on a touchdown pass from Jack Lynch to Andrew Armstrong. Mooney had an opportunity to close the gap to one score, but fumbled on the 1 yard line and the ball was recovered by Ursuline in the endzone for a touchback. Photographs will be posted by Sunday evening.
Mooney Bounces Back to Top Erie McDowell 35-0, Racks Up Over 300 Yards on the Ground
After two lopsided losses that saw Mooney outscored 77-23, the Cardinals gave a solid effort in all three phases of the game to post a 35-0 shutout win on Friday evening over the Erie McDowell Trojans. Mooney is now 3-3 on the year while McDowell drops to 1-4. Scoring for Mooney were Devon McNutt, Jack Lynch, Breyshon Lott, Andrew Armstrong, and Jaylen Hewlett. Mooney has an open date this week and the final three games are part of the 'old SVC' schedule, with games vs. Warren Harding, Ursuline, and Austintown Fitch.
Photographs from the previous three games should be posted this weekend (I am a little bit behind).
Lake Catholic Hands Mooney its Second Consecutive Lopsided Loss in a 28-0 Shutout
Mentor Lake Catholic scored on a 50 yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and never looked back, routing Mooney by a score of 28-0. Mooney was held to under 150 yards of total offense. Mooney drops to 2-3 and will host Erie McDowell (1-3) next Friday at YSU. Lake Catholic defeated McDowell in week 1 by a score of 63-7. This weekend, McDowell got its first win of the year, topping Erie East, 56-6 after being up 49-0 at halftime. Photos will be posted early next week.
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