Mount Healthy capitalizes on four Tecumseh turnovers in the first half.
CINCINNATI — Four interceptions in the first half against the SWOC’s top defense was too much for Tecumseh to overcome. Mount Healthy scored on three on its four drives en route to a 39-0 win over the Arrows in a Div. II regional quarterfinal on Friday night.
Mount Healthy picked off five Camren Moore passes in the game, including four in the first half. The Owls’ first three scoring drives came as a result of interceptions.
David Montgomery scored Mount Healthy’s first touchdown on a 6-yard run with 6:11 left in the first half. The extra point was blocked, but the Owls led 6-0.
Mount Healthy struck again on a 35-yard touchdown pass from Montgomery to DeShawn Jackson. Montgomery then scored on an 11-yard run early in the second quarter to take a 20-0 lead. All three touchdown drives came after Mount Healthy interceptions.
Hjavier Pitts added a 2-yard touchdown run with 3:50 left in the second quarter. Pitts added a 34-yard touchdown run with 10:25 left in the third and a 7-yard run with 8:28 left in the fourth to make the final of 39-0.
Tecumseh (5-6) ran only 12 plays in the second half. Tecumseh had 90 total rushing yards and 58 passing yards in the game.
Pitts led Mount Healthy (10-0) with 211 rushing yards in the game. Montgomery had 110 rushing yards. The Owls had 518 total yards on offense in the game.
In other Clark County action on Friday night, Tippecanoe beat Kenton Ridge 42-8.