Fumbles Cost Hornets Football
Fumbles played a big roll in St Pius X 25-14 football win over Chillicothe on Friday Night. The Hornets lost three fumbles with St Pius X turning all three into touchdowns.
Chillicothe scored first on a 29 yard pass from Jaden Winder to Colton Sewell.
St Pius scored the next two rushing touchdowns for a 12-7 Pius lead.
Chillicothe answered with an Isaak Rasche 5 yard run and Jamicin Carr’s second PAT kick on the night for a 14-12 Chillicothe lead.
Pius scored late in the third on a 5 yard run and midway through the fourth quarter on a 44 yard pass. The Warriors were only successful on one PAT attempt.
Pius was able to exploit the Chillicothe defense with 212 yards rushing and 8 of 9 for 111 yards passing. St Pius’ starting running back didn’t play due to an injury Thursday but his back up rushed 31 times for 210 yards and two touchdowns.
Chillicothe had 39 carries for 172 yards and one touchdown, while Winder completed four of six passes for 42 yards.