- Fairbury News staff
Hawks overpower Indians
Prairie Central defeated Pontiac in the Livingston County high school football rivalry game Friday night 52-28 at Pontiac’s Williamson Field.
Corbin Moser had a 36-yard run for the Hawks in the first while Pontiac’s Brady Monahan had a 25-yard run. PC’s Connor Casner, Jacob Niffen and Kaden King all had runs in the second. It was all Pontiac in the third but PC saw a good fourth quarter with a 30-yard run from King at the 2:24 mark to put the Hawks ahead 52-28.
Passing leader for PC was Kaden King and Wyatt Griffith for Pontiac. Hawks rushing leaders were King, Dailen Loveless, Casner, Moser and Niffen. Pontiac’s rushing leaders were Monahan, Justin Grieff, Cobi Parra and Griffith.
On the receiving side, Cooper Palmore and Moser led the Hawks while it was Grieff for the Indians. Clare Strong had five kickoffs for the Hawks at 213 yards for an average of 42.6 while Palmore had three for 88 yards and an average of 29.3. Tyler Trachsel, Niffen and Kenny Zimmerman all had kickoff returns for PC.
Casner had an interception while King, Casner and Drew Haberkorn had fumbles. Caeden Young and Brandon Hoselton each had fumble recoveries.
PC had a possession time of 22:09 compared to Pontiac’s 25:51. PC led for rushing with 375 to Pontiac’s 219. PC led in passing 88-15 and in total yards 463-234.