Football

FOOTBALL: Juniata handles JB Rockets, 40-6

Juniata piled up over 500 yards of offense and scored the first 32 points in its convincing 40-6 win over the James Buchanan Rockets Friday night in a Mid Penn Liberty Division fooball game at Juniata.

Caleb Seeger led the Indians (4-1, 2-0 MPC) with 125 yards rushing, including an 83-yard TD run and 62 yards receiving. Fellow RB Yaneil Ortiz carried 8 times for 98 yards, which included 2 TD runs of 57 and 9 yards, and he added a 49-yard fumble return for another TD.

JB (0-4, 0-3 MPC), which had minus-9 yards rushing at halftime, broke up the shutout with 4:30 left in the game when QB Caden Stoner connected with Mason Line for a 19-yard score.

Stoner finished the game 8 of 14 for 144 yards while RB Logan Miller led the team with 57 yards rushing.

The Rockets finish their regular season Oct. 30 at home vs. Line Mountain.

Juniata 40, James Buchanan 6
James Buchanan 0 0 0 6 – 6
Juniata 20 6 6 8 – 40
FIRST QUARTER
JUN – Yaneil Ortiz 57 run (pass failed) 10:52
JUN – Ortiz 49 fumble return (Jace White run), 4:26
JUN – Ortiz 9 run (run failed), :48
SECOND QUARTER
JUN – Caleb Seeger 83 run (run failed), 3:06
THIRD QUARTER
JUN – Makih Hunt 44 pass from Cameron Sweigart (pass failed), 7:06
FOURTH QUARTER
JB – Mason Line 19 pass from Caden Stoner (kick failed), 4:30
JUN – Jordan Dickinson 42 run (Dickson pass from Sweigart), :15
TEAM STATISTICS
First downs – JB 11; JUN 16
Rushes-yds – JB 28-38; JUN 43-411
Passing – JB 8-15-3; JUN 4-7-0
Passing yds – JB 144; JUN 106
Total yds – JB 182; JUN 507
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing – JB, Jacob Frey 3-(-3), Logan Miller 9-57, Grant Ellis 1-(-3), Stoner 13-(-11), Nathan Brake 2-(-2); JUN – White 6-88, Seeger 8-125, Ortiz 12-98, Sweigart 4-(-6), Emannuel O’Donnell 3-26, Zachary Harr 3-3, Kaden Schiegel 2-10, Waylon Ehrenzeller 2-6, Jaric Trout 1-(-5), Dickinson 2-56.
Passing – JB, Stoner 8-14-2-144, Trent Kuhns 0-1-1-0; JUN, Sweigart 4-7-0-106.
Receiving – JB, Ellis 4-79, Miller 1-14, CJ Gearhart 2-18, Line 2-35; JUN, Seeger 3-62, Hunt 1-44.

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