High School Football: Pierz rushes past Thunder Hawks
The Pierz Pioneers hosted the Montevideo Thunder Hawks Friday, Sept. 16.
PIERZ — Jacob LeBlanc rushed for 204 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Pierz Pioneers defeated the Montevideo Thunder Hawks 35-21 in a Section 6-3A matchup Friday, Sept. 17.
LeBlanc scored on the game’s second play on a 60-yard burst and he put the game on ice with a 52-yard scamper early in the fourth quarter.
Reese Young scored on a 4-yard run early in the second quarter to hand Pierz a 14-0 lead.
Garret Cummings gave Pierz a 21-14 lead in the third quarter with a 1-yard plunge, but Montevideo tied the score at 21 at the end of the third quarter.
Early in the fourth, Cummings ran in a 10-yard score. LeBlanc finished the scoring with his second touchdown with just over three minutes left.
The Pioneers rushed for 352 yards on 48 attempts.
Cummings was 3-of-7 passing for 60 yards.