District 6 roundup: Homer-Center rolls to first-round victory
TribLIVE Sports Videos
Ean Lee ran 10 times for 149 yards and two touchdowns in leading Homer-Center to a 42-6 victory over Juniata Valley (6-5) in the opening round of the District 6-A playoffs Friday night.
Aaron Berezansky also scored twice for the Wildcats.
Tailback Mike Newhouse went over 1,000 yards rushing for the season and joined Lee in becoming the first running back tandem in Indiana County to rush for more than 1,000 yards.
Newhouse also became the second leading rusher in Homer-Center history, surpassing Mike Hilliard and needing 200 yards to pass Pete Kuta.
Homer-Center, which led 27-0 at halftime, will play the winner of Saturday's matchup between Bellwood-Antis and Bishop Carroll next week in the semifinals, site and time to be determined.
Portage 49, Bla irsville 1 4 — Caleb Kephart had three rushing touchdowns and recovered a fumble and went 9 yards for a score to carry Portgage in its District 6, Class A playoff victory. Quarterback Michael Bryja scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak and later threw a 14-yard pass to C.W. Miller.
Richland 46, Ligonier Valley 6 — Tanner Solarczyk scored on runs of 3 and 35 yards as Richland's District 6, Class AA playoff game was never in question.
Richland scored 46 unanswered points before Ligonier Valley's Dereck Croyle scored the lone touchdown on a 5-yard run in the third quarter.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.