Clinton, Morenci set numerous league marks

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Clinton (9-0) and Morenci (8-1) will start the state playoffs Friday with home games.

With the TCC season finished, that means the all-out assault on the TCC football record book is over for the season.

Here’s a look at the record book changes with the close of the 2014 TCC football season (records count league games only):

WINNING STREAK: Clinton has won 21 straight TCC games, the second longest streak in league history (Record: Sand Creek won 23 games twice, once from 1991-1994 and once from 2004-2007).

POINTS SCORED BY TEAM, GAME: Clinton’s 77 points in the season finale against Britton-Deerfield set the single game league mark, as did Clinton scoring 63 points in the first half. (Old record: BD, 67 points.)

POINTS SCORED BY TEAM, SEASON: Remarkably, Clinton and Morenci each scored 365 in league games, for an average of 52.1 points a game, both league records. (Old record: Clinton scored 353 points (50.4 ppg) in 2013).

LONGEST RUSHING TOUCHDOWN: Mathew Sexton, Clinton, had a 96-yard run for a TD against Whitmore Lake, tying the league record. (Old record: Brandon Medlen, Summerfield, 2005 vs. Whitmore Lake).

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER POINTS SCORED SEASON: Mathew Sexton scored 110 points during the seven TCC games and Morenci’s Austin Sandusky scored 108. These are good for the eighth- and ninth-best single season scoring marks in league history (Record: Phil McCaskey scored 148 points for Morenci in 1983.)

INDIVIDUAL TOUCHDOWNS SEASON: Austin Sandusky’s 18 TDs in TCC play is tied for fifth all-time. (Record: 21 by Phil McCaskey, Morenci, 1983).

EXTRA POINTS GAME: Clinton’s Erik Brouse kicked 11 extra points in Clinton’s 77-6 win over BD, breaking the league single game record. (Old record: 9 by Jason Sterling, Morenci, 1996; 9 by Bobby Black, Morenci, in Week 5 this season.

KICKING POINTS GAME: By kicking 11 extra points in Week 9, Clinton’s Erik Brouse set the single game TCC record for most kicking points in a league game. (Old record: Matt VanBrandt, Whiteford, 10 points – 7 extra points and 1 field goal, 9-28-90.

ONE-POINT CONVERSIONS, SEASON: Morenci’s Bobby Black was good on 45 extra point attempts this season, a new league record. (Old record: 33 by Black in 2013).

KICKING POINTS, SEASON: Black’s 45 points breaks the league record for kicking points in a season. (Old record: Won Kun Park, Whitmore Lake, 2008, scored 39 kicking points.

CAREER KICKING POINTS: Bobby Black finished his league career with 90 kicking points on 78 extra points and 4 field goals. (Old record: 76 by Fred Kutzke of Whiteford.)

CAREER EXTRA POINTS: Black’s 78 extra points are a career record. (Old record: Jason Sterling, Morenci, had 62 all-time conversions.

FIELD GOALS: Black’s 4 field goals in 2013 tied him for sixth all-time on the list of TCC field goals. (Record: Fred Kutzke of Whiteford and Scott VanDelvde of Sand Creek each kicked 7 career field goals.)

CAREER POINTS: Austin Sandusky shattered this league mark – and two Clinton players surpassed the old record as well. Sandusky finished his career with 258 career points in TCC games. Collin Poore of Clinton scored 238 career points and Mathew Sexton of Clinton has 218 through his junior season. (Old record: 206 by Brandon Medlen, Summerfield).

CAREER TOUCHDOWNS: Sandusky’s 43 career TDs in TCC games is now the league career standard. Poore has 38 and Sexton 36. (Old record: 33 by Mike Relyea, Morenci)

POINTS SCORED GAME: Whiteford’s Jesse Kiefer scored 38 points in Week 8 vs. Madison, second-highest single game total in TCC history. Kiefer scored six touchdowns and had one 2-point conversion. (Record: 42 points (7 TDs) by Nick Wohlfarth of Whiteford.)



    1. In all games, that is correct. This “record book” is for TCC games – Nelson was good on 31 extra points in the seven league games in 2013 when Clinton scored 353 points in league play.

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