Colin Schowe with the call on KTCM 97.3 and centralmoinfo.com. The touchdown from Wheeler to Gabe Hunziker went for 24 yards, and was the first of four passing touchdowns for the junior quarterback. Wheeler went 7-11 for 174 yards on the night. Clark County’s first six possessions all started in Macon territory. Macon coach Pete Claas said they dug themselves an early hole.
Despite trailing 38-0 at the half the Tigers were able to get on the board in the third quarter courtesy of a pair of touchdown passes from Blake Claas to Chrisjen Riekeburg. Coach Claas said he was pleased with his team’s effort in the second half.
Clark County’s bruising defense forced four turnovers in the game and pressured Claas throughout the game. Clark County coach Ethan Allen said the defensive effort was fantastic.
The Indians will now host the District Championship game next week against Palmyra. Clark County beat the Panthers 38-24 earlier in the season. Those 24 points are the most allowed in a game this season by the Indians. Allen said the defense will need to be on the top of their game next week.
Clark County will take a 10-1 record into the District Championship game. Macon finishes their season at 5-6.
Macon coach Pete Claas
Clark County Coach Ethan Allen
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