Huntingdon blasts Methodist 47-14, improves to 6-1

Huntingdon blasts Methodist 47-14, improves to 6-1

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WSFA) - The Huntingdon Hawks improved to 6-1 on Saturday by defeating the Methodist Monarchs 47-14 in North Carolina.

The Hawks got off to a very hot start, scoring 41 points in the first half. Huntingdon also outgained Methodist 540 yards to 354 yards.

The Huntingdon offense averaged 8.1 yards per play while the Monarchs averaged just 4.9 yards per play.

Quarterback Luke Bailey had a great game, completing 13 passes on 19 attempts for 244 yards and four touchdowns. Chip Taylor and Andrew Neswlacheny also saw playing time and both quarterbacks threw one interception.

Zach Camp led the Hawks' receiving corps with 98 yards and three touchdowns on five receptions. Otis Porter added another 48 yards on two receptions and Nick Haas recorded 36 yards and a touchdown on three receptions.

The Hawks' rushing offense had great success against the Monarchs as John Iwaniec racked up 141 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries.

The only negative mark regarding Huntingdon's play on Saturday was the offense turned the ball over four times while the defense forced just one turnover.

Despite only forcing one turnover, The Hawks held the Monarchs to just 2-of-12 on third down conversions.

Huntingdon will look to keep the winning streak going next week when it takes on Greensboro in Montgomery.

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