Sandusky joins 1,000-yard club

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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):

1,063 Jerry VanHavel 1982 Morenci
1,279 Phil McCaskey 1983 Morenci
1,025 JasonVanHavel 1986 Morenci
1,028 Lonnie Tompkins 1988 Morenci
1,151 Scott Metcalf 1989 Morenci
1,156 Mike Relyea 1995 Morenci
1,121 Mike Relyea 1996 Morenci
1,084 Chris Mansfield 1995 Morenci
1,480 Chris Mansfield 1996 Morenci
1,340 Ryan Galvan 1999 Morenci
1,088 Ryan McDowell 2002 Morenci
1,313 Corey Love 2003 Morenci
1,096 Corey Love 2004 Morenci

BD looking for baseball coach

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 randysalisbury@yahoo.com.

D.J. Lutz, who doubles as the football coach, coached the Patriot baseball team (8-6 in the TCC) last season.

Friday night highlights

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.

Redskins clinch third straight TCC title

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.

Coaches titles

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

 

Consecutive titles

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)

TCC Football Standings

ALL GAMES W L PF PF AVG PA PA AVG
Clinton 8 0 329 47.0 95 13.6
Morenci 7 1 380 47.5 52 6.5
Whiteford 5 3 250 31.3 158 19.8
Summerfield 4 4 138 17.3 213 26.6
Whitmore Lake 4 4 106 13.3 163 20.4
Sand Creek 3 5 136 17.0 245 30.6
Britton-Deerfield 2 6 161 20.1 284 35.5
Madison 2 6 146 18.3 261 32.6
TCC GAMES W L PF PF AVG PA PA AVG
Clinton 6 0 288 48.0 76 12.7
Morenci 5 1 303 50.5 36 6.0
Sand Creek 3 3 109 18.2 195 32.5
Summerfield 3 3 92 15.3 153 25.5
Whiteford 3 3 176 29.3 146 24.3
Whitmore Lake 3 3 80 13.3 142 23.7
Madison 1 5 91 15.2 223 37.2
Britton-Deerfield 0 6 75 12.5 243 40.5