Comets’ Rally to Get by Hazleton
The Comets win their fifth consecutive game following tonight’s come from behind victory at Hazleton, 33-13. Crestwood trailed 13-0 midway through the second quarter; however, the Comets’ scored 33-unanswered points to put the Cougars away.
In the opening frame, Hazleton’s Jeff Fendrick scored on two separate touchdown runs (1, 8) to give the cats a 13-0 advantage early.
Then, Crestwood mounted a comeback as Jay Popson found Kota Kishel on two different occasions for a touchdown strike (53, 24) to tie the game at 13 after three periods.
The fourth quarter was all Crestwood. Frank Aigeldinger scampered for two scores in the final stanza including a 96-yard dash to seal the victory with 3:01 remaining in the game.
Crestwood has delivered wins in ten of their last twelve regular season contests. Coach Greg Myers’ bunch has now knocked off the Cougars in back-to-back years after suffering three straight losses at the hands of Hazleton.
The Cougars drop to 1-5 and are 0-3 at home this year.
Next week, Hazleton welcomes Dallas while Crestwood travels to Pocono Mountain West.
H – Jeff Fendrick, 1-yard TD run (H 7-0), 6:34
H – Jeff Fendrick, 8-yard TD run (H 13-0), 4:09
C – Kota Kishel, 53-yard TD catch from Jay Popson (H 13-7), 4:25
C – Kota Kishel, 24-yard TD catch from Jay Popson (T 13-13), 7:35
C – Frank Aigeldinger, 10-yard TD run (C 20-13), 11:54
C – Evan Callaghan, 49-yard TD run (C 27-13), 8:39
C – Frank Aigeldinger, 96-yard TD run (C 33-13), 3:01
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