Monticello Cruises Past Powhatan, 42-13

By: Ryan Yemen (Scrimmage Play)
By: Ryan Yemen (Scrimmage Play)

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It took all of one drive for Monticello to iron out the wrinkles. After the Mustangs punted on their first possession, everything fell into place, both on offense and defense. Thanks to five first half touchdowns, Monticello (7-2, 3-2) cruised to finish up its Jefferson District slate with a 42-13 win over Powhatan.

The first half scoring blitz started with a big play on defense. Cornerback Denzel Terry, who nearly had an interception on the previous Indians drive, made it 7-0 for the Mustangs when he stepped in front of a route and took 65-yards to the endzone.

Monticello’s offense started rolling at the midway-point of the first quarter. Tillery picked up his first of three touchdowns, a 2-yard plunge that made it 14-0. Next, Jahlil Mosley hit Josh Malm for a 25-yard strike reception to score the first of three second quarter touchdowns.

The next two touchdowns came from Tillery. The junior was able to score a 5-yard run diving though a hole to hit paydirt and make it 28-0. But it was his 23-yard touchdown run where he ran through a Powhatan defender that had the Mustangs' crowd buzzing.

Up 35-0 heading into the second half, the Mustangs added one more touchdown, this time a 3-yard run from Tyler Wagner coming off the bench at running back.

Powhatan (4-5, 1-3), which was held to 167 totals yards, got almost all of them in the fourth quarter with a running clock in effect. On the night Tillery finished with 116 yards on 14 carries. Mosley had 72 yards on 11 attempts on the ground and also threw for 134 on 12 of 17 passing.


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