Hannibal Pulls Away From Moberly Early To Remain Undefeated

Hannibal scored 28 points in the first quarter and rolled to a 48-14 victory at Moberly Friday night. The Pirates took the opening kickoff and found the endzone in just three plays….

Eric Duick with the call on KWIX and centralmoinfo.com. That was the first of three short touchdown passes from Courtland Watson in the first quarter. Watson also scored on a touchdown run and A.J. Thomas had a pair of rushings TDs to build a 42-0 lead. The Spartans hit on a 48-yard touchdown pass late in the first half….

It was Nabors 6th touchdown reception of the season, with 19 seconds left. Hannibal quickly erased any momentum when Markahl Humphrey took the ensuing kickoff 87 yards for his second touchdown. In building the 48-7 halftime lead, the Pirates got a couple gift touchdowns off a bad punt snap and an interception return. Moberly coach Cody McDowell…

The Spartans produced the only points of the second half. After forcing a Hannibal fumble on their only possession after halftime, Moberly drove 88 yards capped by a three-yard run by Hunter Boots, who finished with 97 yards rushing. Coach McDowell saluted the third ranked Pirates….

Hannibal improves to 7-0 and will try to complete a sweep of the NCMC when Marshall visits next week. Moberly drops to 2-5 overall and 2-2 in the conference. The Spartans will play at Mexico next Friday.