Beavers beat up on Minerva
CALCUTTA — Beaver Local left Minerva in the dust.
The Beavers’ Dylan Moore took the opening kick 85 yards for a touchdown as the Beavers made quick work of the Lions in a 56-7 victory on Friday.
The Beavers are 3-1 and have won three straight. Beaver heads to Edison next Friday.
Minerva had multiple false start penalties which slowed the game to a crawl at points in the first quarter.
Beaver ignited the crowd again when Zane Kinsey made an acrobatic catch on a pass from Tanner Johnston to push it to 13-0.
Joseph Monte added a safety after tackling Minerva’s Chance Martineau in the end zone.
Following the safety, Caleb White returned a kick for a touchdown to push the Beaver lead to 22-0.
Johnston closed the quarter with a 59-yard run to make it 29-0.
The score was 43-0 at the break and 50-0 after the third quarter.
Minerva has lost nine straight and 53 of 54 games.