In one of the longest-standing
rivalries in the Valley, McClintock was able to stave off a late surge from
McClintock senior quarterback Kelly Kurzman threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns, while the Charger rushing attack racked up 143 yards on the ground. Senior wideout Malcolm Martin also had over 100 yards receiving.
Despite having the lion's share of
the possession, McClintock struggled to put the ball in the endzone early
on. Kurzman threw for 113 of his
232 yards in the first quarter, but the Charger's first drive stalled when they
It didn't take them long to strike once the second quarter started though, with Kurzman throwing an 8-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Ringer. Ringer's catch capped an impressive 7-play, 75-yard drive.
McClintock controlled the first
half, putting up 175 yards of total offense, compared to
McClintock was able to break through again in the fourth quarter, when Ringer caught his second touchdown pass of the night, this one a 14-yard strike from Kurzman. The TD pass was the exclamation point on an 80-yard drive that put the Chargers up 14-0.
McClintock's defense, anchored by
senior linebacker David Blair, was stifling all night.
The game balls for tonight's game go to McClintock QB Kelly Kurzman, who was nearly unstoppable threw the air. The second game ball goes to McClintock's two receivers, Malcolm Martin and Jared Ringer, who combined for over 150 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
McClintock improved to 2-1 on the
year and will face Canyon del Oro next week, while