Troy Trounces Moberly with Big First Half

The Troy Buchanan Trojans dominated the first half en route to a 48-14 victory over the Moberly Spartans Friday.

On the first play of scrimmage, Charos Sutton found his receiver Ethan Lollar to break open the scoring.

Brandon Monty with the call on KWIX AM-FM and  After a three and out from the Moberly offense, the Trojans scored again on the first play of their next series.

Troy took a 42-0 lead going into the half with three rushing touchdowns and three passing scores. Quarterback Charos Sutton finished the game 6-of-9 for 171 yards and three touchdown strikes before he and the other starters were pulled at halftime. Troy Buchanan posted 454 yards in the first half with Brett Smith leading the ground game with seven carries for 111 yards and a touchdown.

Moberly picked up two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, both courtesy of quarterback Collin Huffman. Huffman rushed a touchdown in from three yards out with 10:35 left in the game and found senior wide receiver DeMarcus Gilson for a 33-yard score with 33 seconds left. Moberly head coach Cody McDowell was encouraged by the connection between the two players and wants to see Gilson and Martez Nabors on the field together in the postseason.

Gilson finished the game with five catches for 107 yards. McDowell highlighted the approach for Moberly as they enter postseason play.

Moberly will visit Warrenton in the first round of the postseason.

Moberly coach Cody McDowell