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Hornets sting the Hawks to get their third Victory 34-25

Written by: on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. Follow Matthew Newhard on Twitter.

 

matthewweek22016Bethlehem, Pa – Emmaus’ defense stings the Hawks offense forcing numerous punts. Emmaus proves they are for real with a win against 2-0 Bethlehem Catholic.

Bethlehem Catholic gets on the board quick with an opening drive touchdown. Javon Clements hits Randy Terry with a 44-yard touchdown pass less than two minutes into the game. Antonio Taveras kicks the extra point to give the Hawks an early 7-0 lead. Emmaus answers with a Sone Ntoh 27-yard touchdown run with 6:50 left in the first quarter. The extra point is blocked. The Hawks lead 7-6. Carson Landis kicks a 47-yard field goal with three minutes left in the first quarter. Emmaus leads 9-6 after one quarter.

Hornet receiver Josh Artis catches a 17-yard touchdown pass from Hornet quarterback Derek Sheaffer with less than two minutes remaining in first half.  Landis adds three points with a 48-yard field goal to end the half. Hornets lead the Hawks by a score of 19-7.

The Hawks score first in the second half with a Karim Powell 49-yard touchdown reception from Clements. The two-point conversion failed. Hornets still lead 19-13. Emmaus answers the Bethlehem Catholic touchdown with a Ryan Fritz 42-yard touchdown reception from Sheaffer. The two-point conversion attempt failed. Hornets lead 25-13 with 7:56 remaining in the third quarter. Hawks answer right back with a Powell 76-yard touchdown catch from Clements. The extra point is blocked and the Hornets lead the Hawks 25-19.

With 11:06 remaining in the game, PJ Weierbach returns an interception 27 yards for a Hawks touchdown. The extra point is no good and the score is tied at 25. Emmaus breaks the tie with an Artis six-yard touchdown pass from Sheaffer. Emmaus leads 32-25 with seven minutes remaining. A Hornet safety with 2:44 left gives Emmaus the 34-25 victory over Bethlehem Catholic. Emmaus starts season 3-0 while Bethlehem Catholic falls to 2-1.

Key players for the Hawks were Randy Terry, Javon Clements, and Karim Powell. Clements had two passing touchdowns and Powell had two touchdown receptions.

Key Players for the Hornets were Josh Artis, Derek Sheaffer, and Carson Landis. Artis had six catches and two receiving touchdowns. Sheaffer had 132 passing yards and three passing touchdowns. Landis had a pair of field goals (47 and 48 yards).

Emmaus (3-0) hosts Pocono Mt. West (0-3) while Bethlehem Catholic (2-1) travels to Nazareth (1-2) next Friday evening.

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