SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (WKBN) – Mitchell Tingley lifts Lakeview by Mercer, 35-6, behind his four touchdown runs to avenge their regular season loss to move on to face Cambridge Springs next week for the District 10 Class A championship. Tingley rushed for over 150-yards.
The Sailors (9-2) will now move onto play Cambridge Springs next week for the District 10 Class A championship.
Mercer’s season ends at 6-5.
On Lakeview’s second offensive possession, Mercer’s defense experienced a large dose of the Sailors’ running back Mitchell Tingley. No. 16 carried the football nine times ending in a 3-yard touchdown to get Lakeview on the board first.
On Mercer’s ensuing drive, on the opening play, Rider Chiappini tosses a 43-yard pass to Ben Godfrey but he fumbled the ball away with Lakeview’s Brayden Booher there to scoop It up.
The Sailors utilized Tingley on an 11-yard pick up and then quarterback Leyton Zacherl completed a 31-yard pass to Danick Hinkson that helped Lakeview down to the Mustang 18-yard line.
From the 4-yard line, Tingley ran in his second score of the game to give the Sailors’ a two-touchdown advantage (14-0).
Following another fumble recovery by the Sailors, fullback Aiden Osborne got the call twice in a row and scored on his second try from 2-yards away with 2:37 remaining in the first half.
Midway through the third quarter, Rider Chiappini found Daemyin Mattocks on a 25-yard touchdown pass; following a big punt return by Ben Godfrey, to close the gap to 21-6.
On the first play of the fourth quarter, Zacherl ran 24-yards on a 4th and 5 play from the Mercer 26-yard line.
Three plays later, Tingley goes in on a 3-yard run to extend the lead to 22-points (28-6) with 10:07 left to play.
After holding Mercer on downs, Lakeview’s Tingley got into the end zone once more as this time was an impressive 48-yard scamper to pay dirt.
Lakeview, 35-7 (Final)
L – Mitchell Tingley, 3-yard TD run (Tingley kick, 11:08)
L – Tingley, 4-yard TD run (Tingley kick, 4:34)
L – Aiden Osborne, 2-yard TD run (Tingley kick, 2:37)
M – Daemyin Mattocks, 25-yard TD catch from Rider Chiappini (run failed, 6:24)
L – Tingley, 3-yard TD run (Tingley kick, 10:07)
L – Tingley, 48-yard TD run (Tingley kick, 3:09)
The winner will play for the District 10 Class A championship next week versus the winner of Eisenhower (8-3) and Cambridge Springs (10-1) game.
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