Boys JV Football
Game Summaries & Headlines.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Junior Marquise Mixon ran for three fourth-quarter touchdowns Saturday (Oct. 5), leading the Columbus North JV football team to a 34-7 victory at Bloomington South.
Mixon’s scoring runs covered 63 yards, 3 yard and 54 yards as the Bull Dogs improved to 7-0 at the JV level.
Defense and special teams also helped CN claim the decision. Junior Jamal King forced a fumble that junior Nate Austerman recovered on defense in the second quarter. The Bull Dogs recovered a pooch kickoff allowing two quick scores in the fourth quarter, and junior Adam Schwartz scooped a loose ball on an errant punt play late in the fourth quarter to punctuate the result.
Columbus North opened the scoring when sophomore Elijah Foster connected with junior Charlie WInick for a 23-yard touchdown in the first quarter. The Bull Dogs extended their lead to 12-0 when sophomore Connor Essick ran for a 5-yard second-quarter TD.
Mixon burst free for a 63-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter, and CN followed by recovering the ensuing pooch kickoff. Mix then scored on a 3-yard run before the Panthers countered with a 20-yard TD pass from Vance Farrar to Mathew Griffin.
Mixon followed with a 54-yard scoring dash and Schwartz’s scoop and return allowed the Bull Dogs to end the game in victory formation.
The Columbus North JV returns to action at 10 a.m. next Saturday (Oct. 12) when it hosts Bloomington North at Max Andress Field. The CN freshman team will follow by playing Franklin at about 11:30 a.m. the same day at Andress Field.
AT BLOOMINGTON SOUTH
Columbus North …………. 6 6 0 22 – 34
Bloomington South …….. 0 0 0 7 – 7
CN – Charlie Winick 23 pass from Elijah Foster (run failed), 1Q
CN – Connor Essick 5 run (run failed) 2Q
CN – Marquise Mixon 63 run (Reed Duncan pass from Tanner Hadley), 4Q
CN – Marquise Mixon 3 run (Spencer Rivera kick), 4Q
BS – Mathew Griffin 20 pass from Vance Farrar (Nathan Zurface kick), 4Q
CN – Marquise Mixon 54 run (Spencer Rivera kick), 4Q
PHOTO: Junior Marquise Mixon (20) runs for big yards against Bloomington South. Mixon scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns in the JV game on Oct. 5, 2019.