WINGATE — The Clearfield Bison JV football team held an early 8-0 lead at Bald Eagle Area Monday night, but couldn’t hold on for the win and suffered a 12-8 loss, ending their three game win streak.
The first points of the game were scored on a botched punt attempt when the snap went out of the endzone and the visiting Bison were handed a 2-0 lead.
The second quarter saw the Bison extend their lead to 9-o when quarterback Caden Irwin hooked up with Nate Natoli for an 8-yard scoring strike. The failed conversion attempt saw the Bison with an 8-0 lead.
The Bison (3-3) were unable to cross the goal line again on the night as the host Eagles scored the final two touchdowns to set the final at 12-8.
Max Paul-Cook recovered a fumble and Jose Alban had an interception for the Bison defense in the low scoring affair.
Next Monday’s final game will be played against Ridgway, as a replacement for Philipsburg-Osceola, at a site to be determined.
A bad snap by BEA to the punter and the ball went out of the end zone. Cl-2 BEA-0
Caden Irwin 8 yd TD pass to Nate Natoli. Matt Bush kick failed. Cl-8 BEA-0
BEA 19 yd TD pass. 2 pt conversion failed. Cl-8 BEA-6
BEA 1 yd TD run. 2 pt conversion failed. Cl-8 BEA-12
Rushing – Jose Alban 16-72, Caden Irwin 2-1
Receiving – Nate Natoli 3-19 TD, Justin Crutchfield 1-16, Max Paul-Cook 5-41, Jose Alban 1-9
Passing – Caden Irwin 10-21 85 yds., TD, 3 Int