HS FOOTBALL: Miners overcome early deficit, hammer Pioneers

Mingo Central fell behind early to Wayne before storming back to score a 56-16 win in a game played at Buck Harless Stadium on Friday night.

Wide receiver Drew Hatfield hauled in eight passes for 298 yards and five touchdowns, including three in the second half, as the Miners moved to 1-1. He had catches of 11, 42, 58, 62 and 90 yards.

Quarterback Daylin Goad passed for 317 yards and five scores and ran for 86 yards and two others. His TD runs were 13 and two yards.

Tanner Cisco returned a fumble 50 yards for a second-half scores for the Miners.

Wayne, now 0-2, led 16-6 before losing starting quarterback Gunner Harmon to an injury.

The Miners will play at Logan (0-2) on Sept. 13. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

At Newtown


WY (0-2)…8   8    0   0 – 16

MC (1-1)…6  16  28  6 – 56


First Quarter

WY – Jon Chinn, 40-yard pass from Gunner Harmon (Aaron Adkins run), 11:34

MC – Daylin Goad, 13-yard run (kick failed), 6:31

Second Quarter

WY – Gunner Harmon, 2-yard run (Bowens run), 9:29

MC – Drew Hatfield, 11-yard pass from Daylin Goad (Kaedon Bolding run), 7:13

MC – Drew Hatfield, 42-yard pass from Daylin Goad  (Daylin Goad run), 2:46

Third Quarter

MC – Drew Hatfield, 58-yard pass from Daylin Goad (Bolding run), 11:16

MC – Drew Hatfield, 62-yard  pass from Daylin Goad  (Daylin Goad kick), 6:30

MC – Tanner Cisco, 50-yard fumble return (Daylin Goad kick), 3:49

MC – Daylin Goad, 2-yard run (kick failed), :35

Fourth Quarter

MC – Drew Hatfield, 90-yard pass from Daylin Goad (kick failed), 7:25

Next up: Mingo Central (1-1) at Logan (0-2), 7:30 p.m., Sept. 13.