By John Lachmann
Covington Catholic’s first seven drives took a total of 3:39 and all the Colonels scored 63 points in that span en route to pounding Pendleton County, 70-0 on Saturday.
Senior defensive lineman Sam Williamson recorded two tackles for loss to lead a Colonels’ defense that allowed just 12 rushing yards on 17 carries.
CovCath outgained the Wildcats, 433-63 and held Pendleton County to seven yards in the second half en route to its fourth shutout of the season. The Colonels scored on seven straight offensive possessions to start the game and also returned two punts for touchdowns.
CovCath senior quarterback Blake Bir was 5-for-5 passing for 126 yards and four touchdowns, and senior Ethan Egbers scored a TD on a 69-yard run and another on a 25-yard reception.
Colonels sophomore backup quarterback Adam Wagner scored on a pair of touchdown runs in the third quarter.
at COVCATH 28-28-14-0—70
CC-Braun 25 pass from Bir (Goddard kick)
CC-Massie 38 pass from Bir (Goddard kick)
CC-Dressman 35 pass from Bir (Goddard kick)
CC-Schmahl 42 punt return (Goddard kick)
CC-Way 62 punt return (Goddard kick)
CC-Egbers 20 pass from Bir (Goddard kick)
CC-Egbers 69 pass from Bir (Goddard kick)
CC-L. Bir 5 run (Goddard kick)
CC-Wagner 15 run (Goddard kick)
CC-Wagner 13 run (Goddard kick)
RECORDS: CovCath 5-2, Pendleton County 1-6.
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