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Friday, October 17, 2007
Tyrone Area (6-1) vs. Lewistown (0-7)
Series: Tyrone leads with 41 wins, 23 losses and one tie.
Coaches: TYRONE –John Franco(190-75-2 overall; 150-30 at Tyrone); LEWISTOWN – Allen Muir.
Game Scores: TYRONE – defeated Bellwood-Antis 27-6, Huntingdon 21-0, Central Mountain 6-3, Bald Eagle Area 41-0, St. Mary’s 44-7 and Philipsburg-Osceola 35-7; lost to Clearfield 35-34. LEWISTOWN – lost to Juniata 58-7, St. Mary’s 36-0, Philipsburg-Osceola 34-12, Penns Valley 40-13, Clearfield 56-25, Central 58-15, and Huntingdon 34-0.
LAST MEETING: Tyrone’s defense sacked Connor Muir four times and picked off three passes in a 35-0 shutout of Lewistown at Gray-Veterans Memorial Field on Friday, September 28, 2007.
Shayne Tate carried 15 times for 135 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead the Eagles, who totaled 311 yards of total offense. Tate’s first score came on the first play of the second half, when he broke free up the middle for a 67-yard touchdown to make it 28-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH – TYRONE: Mark Mingle, RB-LB, 97carries, 548 yards, 9 TDs … Larry Glace, RB-LB, 117 carries, 852 yards, 10 TDs … Levi Reihart QB-DB, 57-for-87, 878 yards, 6 TDs, 1 Ints. … Eric Desch, WR-DB, 16 receptions, 332 yards, 4 Ints. … Johnny Shaffer, TE-DE-K, 16 receptions, 231 yards, 3 TD, 21 XP, 3 FG, 6 TFL … Matt Murray, OL-DL, 8 TFL, 5 sacks; Ben Ingle, WR-DB, 13 receptions, 149 yards, 2 Ints. LEWISTOWN – Connor Muir, QB-LB, 47-for-91, 464 yards, 1 TD, 4 Ints., 57 carries, 356 yards, 6 TDs …Kody Stein, WR-DB, 33 carries, 137 yards, 3 receptions, 32 yards … AJ Scheffel, WR-DB, 18 receptions, 175 yards … Nicholas Beamenderfer, WR-DB, 9 receptions, 111 yards … Tyler Hamler, WR-LB, 58 total tackles.
TYRONE – has scored 34 or more points each of the last 4 weeks … RB Larry Glace needs 148 yards to become register the 20th 1,000-yard season in TAHS history … is averaging 254 rushing yards per game … is currently 10 points behind Central in the District 6-AA playoff standings … has allowed only one 100-yard rusher this season.
LEWISTOWN – has scored more than two touchdowns against the Eagles only once in Franco’s tenure … has not won at Gray-Veterans Memorial Field since 1992 … has recorded only two … QB Connor Muir accounts for 72 percent of the Panthers’ offense
JOHN FRANCO: If we lose a game, we get racked in points, and our goal is to earn a No. 1 or 2 seed. That makes the Lewistown game very important.
ALLEN MUIR: They’re big, strong and fast, and they don’t make mistakes. You look at them on film and try to find a weakness, but there