CAPAC — Capac fell by a 61-3 count to visiting Harbor Beach in a Greater Thumb Conference East Division varsity football game last Friday night.
With the decision, Harbor Beach moves to 3-0 and 2-0. Capac slips to 0-3 and 0-1.
In Friday’s game, Capac spotted Harbor Beach a 14-3 advantage after one quarter was over with.
Harbor Beach followed it up with a 27-0 second quarter edge, staking themselves to a 41-3 cushion at the half.
When the action resumed, Harbor Beach picked up where it left off. Aided by a 15-0 third quarter advantage, the Pirates went up 56-3 with 36 minutes gone.
Harbor Beach then outscored Capac 7-0 from that point on, finishing off a 63-3 win.
Capac generated their three-point total aided by a 35-yard field goal from Ben Laskowski.
For the night, Joe Montney connected on eight of 25 pass plays for 64 yards as Capac’s quarterback. He threw one interception en route to those numbers.
His successful tosses went to four different targets. Their ranks consisted of Conner Robinson (four catches for 45 yards), Ethan Bastian (two receptions for 15 yards) plus Danny Parski and Shane Hofmann (one catch for two yards each).
The Capac ground attack managed 14 yards on 14 totes.
Individually, Jordan Cherry (seven rushes for nine yards) proved Capac’s most productive ballcarrier. The remaining seven Chief rushes netted a combined five-yard gain.
Bryce Tank (eight solos and three assists), Parski (five solos and one assist), Cherry (two solos and four assists) and Robinson (two solos and three assists) furnished Capac’s best tackle outputs.
The Capac defense also notched one takeaway. Mitch Schoenrock (a fumble recovery) had that.
Capac will look to bounce back this Friday when they travel to face Greater Thumb Conference East Division rival Sandusky. That matchup lists a 7 p.m. starting time.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.