Austin Sandusky has joined the 1,000-yard club.
Morenci’s senior running back has 1,025 yards through eight games. More impressively, his 1,025 yards have come on just 79 carries, an average of 12.9 yards a carry.
Other Morenci backs to reach 1,000 yards rushing (since Morenci joined the TCC):
Britton-Deerfield, coming off a 17-10 season in which they won a Division 4 District championship, is searching for a vasity baseball coach.
Anyone interested should contact BD Athletic Director Randy Salisbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
D.J. Lutz, who doubles as the football coach, coached the Patriot baseball team (8-6 in the TCC) last season.
Clinton’s Mathew Sexton rushed for 168 yards and two TDs while the Redskins clinched no worth than a share of the TCC.
Whiteford’s Jesse Kiefer rushed for 281 yards and five TDs and scored a TD on a 77-yard punt return in Whiteford’s 56-7 win. Kiefer’s six TDs and one two-point conversion gave him 38 points – second most in a TCC game (42 points is the league record set by Nick Wohlfarth of Whiteford).
Devon Simmer of Whitmore Lake had a 93-yard run and went over the 1,000-yard mark for Whitmore Lake in its win over Summerfield.
Morenci scored 61 points in its victory over Britton-Deerfield, giving then 303 points in league games this year. The Bulldogs are 50 points from Clinton’s single season TCC mark of 353 points set in 2013.
Clinton clinched no worse than a share of its third consecutive TCC championship Friday with a victory over Sand Creek.
Scott McNitt tied LeRoy Wood (Summerfield) with his fifth TCC title and Clinton became just the fifth TCC team to win at least three straight league titles.
The Redskins can win the TCC outright with a win next week.
Ernie Ayers (SC) 14
Scott McNitt (Clinton) 5
LeRoy Wood (Sum) 5
Randy Salisbury (Bri) 4
Pete DeWitt (BD) 3
Bill Proctor (AA) 2
Harold Hall (Mor) 2
Jim Gilmore (Mor) 2
Bill Kohn (Mor) 2
Dan Hoffman (Mor) 2
Dave McCartney (AA) 1
Ken Marzka (Dee) 1
Rick Seneca (Dee) 1
Mike McDowell (Mor) 1
Ken Wilson (SC) 1
Joe Palka (Sum) 1
Jack Luettke (Whs) 1
Ed Schindler (WL) 1
Phil Davidson (WL) 1
Erik Johnson (Sum) 1
Sand Creek, 5 (2004-2008)
Sand Creek, 4 (1991-1992-1993-1994)
Summerfield, 3 (1980-1981-1982)
Morenci, 3 (1995-1996-1997)
Clinton, 3 (2012-2014)
Britton-Deerfield, 3 (1998-1999-2000)
Clinton 54, Sand Creek 0
Whiteford 56, Madison 7
Whitmore Lake 13, Summerfield 6
Morenci 61, Britton-Deerfield 8