October 07, 2009 CAPAC — Capac made it back-to-back wins pitted against Blue Water Area Conference adversaries, accomplishing the feat with a 28-21 road triumph against Algonac last Friday night.
With the decision, Capac raises its mark to 3-3 and 3-2. Algonac watches their record drop to 0-6 and 0-5.
"It was another close one for us this week," Capac Coach Tom Manney said. "Once again we were able to step it up when the game was on the line," he noted.
"Next week figures to be another strong challenge. Yale just beat Richmond tonight so we know we have our work cut out for us."
In Friday's matchup, Capac grabbed a 7-0 edge after one quarter was history.
Quarter number two saw Capac and Algonac manage seven points apiece.
That made it 14-7, Capac, at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Algonac struck with a 14-6 third quarter advantage.
That left Algonac clinging to a 21-20 edge at the 36-minute mark.
Capac then outscored Algonac 8-0 during the last 12 minutes of action, leaving the field with a 28-21 win to their credit.
The victorious Capac side generated their 28-point output aided by a David McKee to Josh Harvey 13-yard touchdown pass (followed by a successful extra-point kick courtesy of Joshua Kaiser); an Anthony Closurdo 80-yard touchdown run (followed by an accurate extra-point boot from Kaiser); a James Morgan 23-yard touchdown run; and a David McKee one-yard touchdown run (followed by a PAT pass from McKee to Dakota Perry).
For the evening, McKee completed six of eight pass plays for 101 yards as Capac's quarterback. He threw zero interceptions along the way.
Capac had three players finish the contest with at least one reception. Their ranks consisted of Harvey (three catches for 66 yards), Perry (two receptions for 30 yards) and Brian Kulman (one catch for five yards).
The Capac ground attack chewed up 308 yards of territory on 50 totes.
Individually, Capac was led by Morgan (22 rushes for 1644 yards). He was backed by Closurdo (121 yards on 12 totes), McKee (10 rushes for 14 yards) and Kulman (nine yards on six totes).
Mike Burgess paced the Capac defense with 10 solos and one assisted stop. Thomas Bolday (eight solos and two assists), Ed Niemi (seven solos and three assists), Andrew McDunnah (six solos and four assists), McKee (seven solos and one assist) and Korbyn Anderson (four solos and one assist) made their presence felt as well.
The Capac defense also registered three takeaways. Kulman and McKee (a fumble recovery each) and Burgess (an intereception) managed those.
Capac returns to action this Friday when it entertains Blue Water Area Conference rival Yale. That contest lists a 7 p.m. starting time.