LEES CREEK — Clermont Northeastern spoiled East Clinton’s Homecoming Friday night with a 50-22 win.
The Astros are 2-7 overall, 0-3 in the SBAAC National Division.
The Rockets advance to 3-6 overall, 1-2 in league play.
Despite the loss, according to Joe Eitel’s website and the Fantastic50.net website, East Clinton has not been eliminated from post-season consideration.
Clermont Northeastern has moved in to the 15th spot in Div. V Region 20. The top 16 teams advance to the playoffs.
East Clinton hosts Blanchester in Week 10.
The Rockets grabbed the early on two long touchdowns but Adran Baker hauled in a 44-yard catch and run from Luka Runk to get East Clinton on the board in the second quarter. The Rockets scored three straight touchdowns to go up 38-6.
Dameon Williams and Glenn Peacock had Astro touchdowns in the second half as the East Clinton ground proved successful.
The Astros had 290 yards rushing, with Peacock going for 144 on 13 tries and Williams getting 142 on 30 attempts.
Jake Mott of CNE had 168 yards on the ground. The Rockets had 434 yards of total offense.
Baker and Peacock both had 10 total tackles for EC while Noah Mess had an interception.
Oct 14, 2022
@East Clinton High School
Clermont NE 50, East Clinton 22
CNE: Grant Brown 43 yard pass from Josh Groeber (Jake Mott Run)
CNE: CJ Boothby 43 yard run (Conner Yeager run)
EC: Adran Baker 44 yard pass from Lukas Runk (Run Failed)
CNE: Grant Brown 38 yard pass from Josh Groeber (Conner Yeager PAT)
CNE: Connor Yeager blocked punt return (Conner Yeager PAT)
CNE: Jake Mott 15 yard run (Jake Mott run)
EC: Dameon Williams 13 yard run (Dameon Williams run)
CNE: CJ Boothby 45 yard run (Connor Yeager PAT)
EC: Glenn Peacock 4 yard run (Dameon Williams run)
CNE: Xaden Hunt 75 yard kickoff return (Connor Yeager PAT)
Passing: EC (3-12-1, 67 yards, 1 TD) Runk 3-11-1, 67 yards TD; Williams 0-1; CNE (7-9-1, 200 yards, 2 TD)
Rushing: EC (46-290-2) Williams 30-142-1, Peacock 13-144-1, Runk 1-1-0, McCulley 1-3-0, Conger 1-0-0; CNE (29-234-2) Mott 22-168-1
Receiving: EC (3-67) Williams 2-23-0, Baker 1-44-0; CNE (7-200-1)
Tackles: EC-Baker 10, Peacock 10, Williams 7, Day 4, Conger 3, Grffiith 3, Crowe 2, Roberts 2, Boggs 2, Kimmey 1, Edison 1 (1 sack); CNE-McIntosh 11, Mott 8, Braden 7
Interceptions: EC-Noah Mess 1; CNE-McIntosh 1