CAPAC — The Capac varsity football team fell by a 54-0 outcome versus host Sandusky in a Greater Thumb Conference East encounter last Friday night.
With the decision, Sandusky goes to 1-2 and 1-1. Capac slips to 1-2 and 0-2.
“We dressed just 14 players (including three freshman) due to injuries tonight.” Capac Coach Rob Novy said. “Our kids did not quit despite being outgunned,” he noted.
“We moved the ball a bit in the first half before our starting quarterback Jared Fahley got hurt. Hunter Tyson did a nice job at quarterback following the injury in a tough situation. Zach Langmesser, Wyatt Hurley, Derek Mason, James Meadows Nate Gaedcke, Carlos Uribe-Arce and Jorge Navarro all had multiple tackle games for us.”
In Friday’s encounter, Capac spotted Sandusky a 22-0 advantage after one quarter was over with.
The middle two quarters saw Sandusky add 24 total points and Capac none, increasing their cushion to 46-0.
Sandusky then outscored Capac 8-0 from that point on, finishing with a 54-0 win.
Fahley (five of 16 for 41 yards with one interception) and Tyson (three of seven for 33 yards and no interceptions) shared the quarterback responsibilities for Capac.
Hurley (three catches for 20 yards), Langmesser (two receptions for 34 yards) Uribe-Arce (two catches for 16 yards) and Mason (one reception for four yards) furnished Capac’s catches.
The Capac ground attack managed seven yards on 10 totes.
Tyson (six rushes for four yards) proved Capac’s most productive ballcarrier The remaining four Chief totes netted a combined three-yard gain.
Mason and Langmesser (five solos and two assists each) paced Capac’s defense.
Capac will look to bounce back this Friday when it heads to Memphis for a GTC East battle. 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.