Multiple Teams · Mooresville High School Varsity Football beat New Castle Trojans 42-35


Friday, October 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Mooresville High School
AWAY
42

New Castle Trojans
HOME
35

Game Recap

The Mooresville Pioneers (3-8) have advanced to the Sectional 22 Championship game and a date with the Greenwood Woodmen (9-2) after defeating the New Castle Trojans(6-5) on Friday night 42-35. New Castle took an early 7 point lead after recovering a Mooresville fumble on the opening kickoff and cashed in a couple of play later on a 1 yard run by quarterback J. Williamson.

The Pioneers answered the Trojans at the 4:36 mark of the first quarter when Karson Goodman hit receiver Jon Eineman on a 55 yard touchdown strike to tie things up at 7. New Castle regained the lead with 1:15 remaining in the first when quarterback J. Williamson scored his second rushing TD of the game from 1 yard out. The second quarter began with a 70 yard touchdown pass from Pioneers quarterback Karson Goodman to receiver Eli Bunch to even the score at 14.

New Castle once again took the lead at the 5:34 mark of the second quarter as
J. Williamson hit L. Bumbalough from 7 yards out. It took the Pioneers offense less than a minute to knot up the score for the third time of the first half as running back James Mabry scored from 26 yards out to go into the half at 21 a piece.

The third quarter picked up where the first half ended with the Trojans striking first on a 13 yard touchdown run by L. Bumbalough, New Castle 28 Mooresville 21. Two minutes later the Pioneers had an answer as Karson Goodman found Eli Bunch for a 31 yard touchdown, 28-28 with 6 minutes to play in the third. New Castle scored their final touchdown of the contest as Senior Quarterback J. Williamson scored from 1 yard out for his third and final touchdown of the night putting the Trojans up 35-28.

The Pioneers entered the fourth quarter down but did not panic answering the bell at the 11:19 mark as karson Goodman scored from 1 yard out to tie up the ball game at 35 with 11 minutes to play. The final 10 minutes of the ballgame was shaping up to be one of those games where the team that had the ball last was going to win. In fact it was the team that had the ball second to last that actually won the game. With 1:17 left and the season on the line, Junior Running Back James Mabry scored from 8 yards out to put the Pioneers up. 42-35.

Mooresville left 1:17 for an offense that was able to score from anywhere and anytime the first 10 games of the season but that did not effect the Pioneers defense. The Pioneer defense rose to the occasion one final time forcing New Castle to throw deep on consecutive plays before forcing a 4th and 25 with 19 seconds. Trojan Quarterback
J. Williamson took the final snap of the game as the Pioneer defense pressured the Senior, Williamson threw it deep one last time but was broken up just shy of the 50 yard line, punching Mooresville’s ticket to the Sectional 22 Championship game.

Fridays win was an entire team effort In all three phases of the game highlighted by several big plays both offensively and defensively. With the win your Mooresville Pioneers will host the Greenwood Woodmen Friday November the 3rd at 7pm with a Sectional 22 Championship on the line. The Pioneers would like to thank the Mooresville Parents, Families, Students, and Fans for all your support and we look forward to and encourage all of you to come out and support the Pioneers in their quest to win a Sectional 22 Title.

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Offensive Leaders

Passing- Karson Goodman 15 for 26 for 373 yards and 3 Touchdown Passes 1 Rushing
Rushing- James Mabry 26 carries for 227 yards and 2 touchdowns
Receiving- Eli Bunch 7 receptions for 211 yards and 2 touchdowns

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
Mooresville
7

14

7

14

New Castle Trojans
14

7

14

Game Summary

2Q

Mooresville Pioneers 14

Karson Goodman to Eli Bunch 70 yard touchdown pass- PAT Good Jake Wallman
James Mabry 26 yard touchdown run- PAT Good Jake Wallman

New Castle Trojans 7

J. Williamson to L. Bumbalough 7 yard touchdown pass- PAT Good S. Stevenson

Halftime

Pioneers 21
Trojans 21

3Q

Mooresville Pioneers 7

Karson Goodman to Eli Bunch 31 yard touchdown pas- PAT Good Jake Wallman

New Castle Trojans 14

L. Bumbalough 13 yard touchdown run- PAT Good Jake Wallman
J. Williamson to T. Chesher 13 yard touchdown pass- PAT Good S. Stevenson

End of 3 Quarters

Pioneers 28
Trojans 35

4Q

Mooresville Pioneers 14

Karson Goodman 1 yard touchdown run- PAT Good Jake Wallman
James Mabry 8 yard touchdown run- PAT Good Jake Wallman

New castle Trojans 0

Final Score

Mooresville Pioneers 42

New Castle Trojans 35

1Q

Mooresville Pioneers 7

Karson Goodman to Jon Eineman 55 yard touchdown pass- PAT Good Jake Wallman

New Castle Trojans 14

J. Williamson 1 yard touchdown run- PAT Good S. Stevenson
J. Williamson 1 yard touchdown run- PAT Good S. Stevenson

End of Quarter 1

Pioneers 7
Trojans 14