By John Lachmann
Senior Jalen Beal scored four first-quarter touchdowns and six TDs overall as Holy Cross beat Brossart, 51-12 at Scott on Thursday.
Beal entered the game with just two ground touchdowns. He finished with nine carries for 215 yards.
Freshman Xavier Abernathy added 11 rushes for 89 yards, and senior Matthew Stecht chipped in with 60 ground yards and one TD on seven rushes.
Senior Casey Pelgen led the Mustangs with 81 rushing yards on nine runs.
H. CROSS 31-14-6-0—51
HC-Beal 43 run (kick failed)
HC-Beal 25 run (pass failed)
HC-Beal 45 run (pass failed)
HC-Sullivan blocked punt recovery (run failed)
HC-Beal 2 run (Scott kick)
B-Pfefferman 26 pass from Pelgen (run failed)
HC-Beal 58 run (Scott kick)
HC-Beal 38 run (Scott kick)
HC-Stecht 14 run (kick blocked)
B-Pelgen 45 run (kick failed)
RECORDS: Holy Cross 1-4, Brossart 2-3.
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Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.
Eighth-grader Curtis Kalbaugh improved to 7-0 on the season with a win at second singles as Ryle shut out St. Henry.
Conner coach Brad Arlinghaus set the school record for coaching wins as his Cougars beat Ryle.
Junior designated hitter Chelcey Broughton singled home two to put Simon Kenton ahead for good in a win over Grant County.