MARIA STEIN, Ohio (WDTN) – A battle for first place in the MAC took place when Anna paid a visit to undefeated Marion Local.
The Rockets came out on fire. On the keeper it’s Bart Bixler with a touchdown. 6-0 Anna.
After a Marion Local turnover Anna’s Riley Huelskamp won’t be denied… Touchdown… 13-0 Anna!
Marion Local responded with a quick 3 play drive capped off by a one-yard touchdown run making it 13-7 Anna.
In the second quarter the Rockets were pulling out all the stops. Bixler goes for it all and it’s caught by Jeffrey Richards who takes it down inside the 10-yard line.
At 3rd and goal Huelskamp takes the option pitch and goes just inside the pilon for the td. 20-7 Anna shocking the Flyers.
Marion Local had an answer. Nathan Broons hits Matt Rethman across the middle dodging defenders… And he’s gone… 66 yards…. 20-14… Flyers back in it.
Final minute of first half and Brandon Fleck plunges in with the one yard touchdown. The flyers take the lead and Marion local goes on to win it 44-20.