Historic win! Hubbard holds lead against Cardinal Mooney


HUBBARD, Ohio (WKBN) – It was a back and forth battle between the Hubbard Eagles and Cardinal Mooney Cardinals on the WKBN Game of the Week.

Friday night was the first regular season meeting between the Cardinals and Eagles since all the way back in 1979.

Cardinal Mooney led the all-time series 14-0, until Friday when Hubbard held a close lead 21-19.

It was a back and forth battle on the gridiron.

T.C. Caffey scores a touchdown for Hubbard in the 1st quarter around the 5 minute mark. Senior kicker Kyle Walker gets the extra point.

With 2:30 minutes left in the first quarter, T.C. Caffey takes off, runs 47 yards and scores another touchdown. This was his 7th touchdown for the year.

In the second quarter, Cardinal Mooney Davontae Miller runs one in to score Mooney’s first touchdown of the night.

At 8:38 left in the 2nd quarter, the Cardinals tie the game. Ashton O’Brien throws a 54 yard pass to Daqua Douglas for a touchdown.

At halftime, the Eagles barely held their lead 14-13.

After a back and forth battle to start the second half, Caffey drives another touchdown in to increase the Eagles’ lead.

With 5 minutes left in the 3rd quarter, the Eagles lead 21-13.

Late in the third quarter, Mooney trails only by two after junior Ty Reali scores a touchdown.

With just under 7 to play in the fourth quarter, Mooney’s Jack Phillips makes big save with an interception in the end zone, blocking an Eagles touchdown.

The score remains 21-19 Hubbard in the fourth quarter.

Mooney will head to Chaney next week, while the undefeated Eagles will host Shaw.

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