The Ottumwa Courier

October 20, 2012

Big second half gives Mohawks first win

Courier Sports Staff
Ottumwa Courier

MORAVIA — The Moravia football team exploded for 42 second-half points to pick up its first win of the season, as the Mohawks defeated Seymour 48-14 in Eight-Player football action on Friday.

Spencer Stufflebeam rushed for five touchdowns and grabbed a touchdown pass from Briar Cochran as the Mohawks ended the season with a 1-9 record.

“It’s great to get a win for our seniors in our final game,” said Moravia coach Denny Whitlow. “Hopefully that can be a good springboard into next season.”

Stufflebeam’s rushing scores came from 43, 2, 4, 67 and 29 yards out. Gunner Miller added a 45-yard touchdown run for Moravia. Stufflebeam finished with 243 yards rushing while Miller added 93.

Calvin Walker had a pair of scoring runs for Seymour (1-8).

Moravia 48, Seymour 14

Sey     8    0    6    0    —    14

Mor    6    0    20    22    —    48

Scoring By Quarters

First Quarter

Mor — Spencer Stufflebeam 43-yard run (Kick failed)

Sey — Calvin Walker 14-yard run (Walker run)

Third Quarter

Mor — Gunner Miller 45-yard run (Kick failed)

Mor — Stufflebeam 3-yard pass from Briar Cochran (Run failed)

Mor — Stufflebeam 2-yard run (Dylan Conley pass from Cochran)

Sey — Walker 43-yard run (Run failed)

Fourth Quarter

Mor — Stufflebeam 4-yard run (Pass failed)

Mor — Stufflebeam 67-yard run (Eastlick pass from Cochran)

Mor — Stufflebeam 29-yard run (Donovan Beaty run)

MORAVIA TEAM STATISTICS

First downs    9

Rushes-yards    42-386

Passing yards    46

Total Yards    432

Comp-Att-Int    5-10-0

Return Yards    62

Fumbles-Lost    4-2   

Penalties-Yds    5-50

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Moravia

RUSHING — Stufflebeam 22-243 yards, Miller 7-93.

PASSING — Cochran 5-10, 46 yards.

RECEIVING — Miller 1-24 yards, Seth Gray 1-14 yards.

TACKLES — Miller 14, Stufflebeam 15, Scott Close 15 (2 sacks), Conley 4 sacks.