August 03, 2021

Area football roundup: CD and Murray win big

Decatur 26, Colfax-Mingo 7

COLFAX – Central Decatur won its second game of the season 26-7, taking down Colfax-Mingo Friday and keeping the Tigerhawks winless.

Scoring was slow in the first half, with Colfax-Mingo taking a 7-6 lead at halftime. Central Decatur gained a slight lead in the third quarter, going up 12-6. The Cardinals extended the lead late in the fourth quarter, adding 14 points to seal the win.

Matt Boothe was 6 of 23 passing, throwing two touchdowns with 143 yards. Tyke Hullinger and Jack Scrivner each had one catch for a touchdown. Hullinger’s reception was 71 yards. Scrivner also had 5 1/2 tackles with the Cardinals’ only two sacks.

Centerville 48, Clarke 6

CENTERVILLE – Clarke fell to 1-5 with a 48-6 road loss to Centerville Friday.

The Indians fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter before the Big Reds added another 14 in the second quarter to enter halftime up 28-0. Another Centerville touchdown in the third quarter and two more in the fourth quarter sealed things up for the Big Reds. Clarke scored its only points of the game in the fourth quarter.

Stats were unavailable at time of press.

Murray 60, Seymour 6

MURRAY – Murray enters the final week of the regular season coming of a 60-6 win over Seymour Friday.

The high-powered Murray offense didn’t take long to get things rolling, scoring on a pass from Zack Belden to Jace Rodecker for 32-yards at 9:52 in the first quarter. The Mustangs took a 20-0 lead after the first quarter behind touchdown runs from Belden and Chance Lecy.

Brycen Wookey recovered a fumble to start the second quarter to give Murray another scoring drive on a Belden pass to Chase Werner. Seymour connected on a 55-yard pass to score its only points of the game on the next drive and cut the deficit to 28-6.

Murray kept the offense rolling, kicking the running clock into effect after a Lecy touchdown on the first drive of the second half to go up 48-6.

Belden passed for 133 yards and three touchdowns. Lecy carried the ball 23 times for 195 yards and three touchdowns. Wookey and Avery Flaherty each recovered a fumble.