Northmor scores early, but Centerburg rallies for 14-7 win

CENTERBURG — Northmor scored first Friday night, on a 79-yard first-quarter pass from Jordan Wiseman to Demetrious Johnson, but the Knights didn’t get into the endzone again Friday vs. Centerburg.

Centerburg rallied for touchdowns in the second and third quarters to win 14-7.

Late in the first half, Centerburg quarterback Gunnar Gregory hit Sterling Armstrong wtih a 30-yard pass to knot the score at 7-7. It stayed that way at the intermission.

With time running out in the third quarter, Gregory threw his second TD pass of the game, this one to Bailey Irwin, for 24 yards.

Northmor outgained Centerburg through the air, 224-207, as Wiseman completed 11 of 20 passes. Johnson was his favorite targeting, hauling in five passes for 114 yards and the TD.

The Knights, however, never got their running game in gear, picking up just 49 yards on 32 attempts.

On the other side of the ball, Centerburg’s Jacob Rings was carried the offensive load. He rushed 33 times for 188 yards. No other Centerburg rusher gained more than 1 yard.

The Knights drop to 0-4. They are on the road next week, at East Knox.

Centerburg improves to 3-1.

Staff report