The Mountain was just too high to climb.
Mingo Central fell behind by 29 points in the opening half to host Scott and the Skyhawks defeated the Miners, 50-20, at Skyhawk Stadium on Friday night.
Quarterback Chris Ross passed for 194 yards and two touchdowns – one each to Malaki Sheppard and Aiden Burke. Sheppard had three catches for 86 yards.
Running back Dylan Vance carried 15 times for 72 yards and a first-half touchdown as the Miners dropped to 5-1.
Mingo Central will travel to Point Pleasant (2-3) on Friday night. Kickoff is 7 pm.
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
MC (5-1)….15 21 7 7 – 50
ST (6-0)……0 14 6 0 – 20
ST – Matt Frye, 1-yard run (Cameron Green kick)
ST – Preston Cooper, 5-yard run (Carson Brinegar run)
ST – Isaiah Bush, 25-yard pass from Matt Frye (Cameron Green kick)
ST – Brayden Clark, 69-yard pass from Matt Frye (Cameron Green kick)
MC – Malaki Sheppard, 24-yard pass from Chris Ross (Dylan Vance run)
MC – Dylan Vance, 13-yard run (conversion failed)
ST – Brayden Clark, 66-yard pass from Matt Frye (Cameron Green kick)
MC – Aiden Burke, 25-yard pass from Chris Ross (conversion failed)
ST – Carson Brinegar, 5-yard run (Cameron Green kick)
ST – Jax McCarty, 22-yard pass from Matt Frye (Cameron Green kick)
Next up: Mingo Central (5-1) at Point Pleasant (2-3), 7 pm, Oct. 6.