Cale Anthony

Cale Anthony ran for 339 yards and five scores in the opener.

Pleasantville senior Cale Anthony had a career night in the season opening 45-14 victory over the Lynnville-Sully Hawks Friday in Sully.

Anthony rambled for five touchdowns and totaled 339 yards rushing on 22 carries for a 15.4 yard average.

The Trojans never had to throw the football. They did attempt six passes in the contest, completing just one and it went the distance for a score.

The Trojans virtually could do nothing wrong Friday night.

Anthony opened the scoring with a 27-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for a quick 6-0 PHS advantage.

Two more scores from Anthony put the Trojans on top 24-8 at halftime. The big run for the Trojan senior was a 74-yard burst into the end zone in the second quarter.

Ragan Krichau joined Anthony in the Trojan scoring column with a pair of scores of his own. Krichau hauled in a 53-yard touchdown pass from Brendan Aldrich in the third quarter.

Krichau capped the PHS scoring with a fumble recovery he returned 44 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

More Stats

Isaac Mann was the second leading rusher for PHS with 20 yards on just one attempt.

Topping the Trojan tackle charts were Anthony with six tackles, Matthew Kauffman and Jake DeJoode each with 5.5, Hunter Oliva five and Mann with 4.5.

Krichau and Aldrich each recovered one L-S turnover.

Odds and Ends

All of last year, nine games total, Anthony carried the ball 85 times and rushed for 472 yards and six touchdowns.

The loss drops the Hawks to 0-2 overall.

Pleasantville will take their 1-0 mark into Friday evening when they play host to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at 7 p.m.

The Rockets won their opener 24-20 over East Marshall.

Perry Bell can be reached at sports@journalexpress.net or by calling the newsroom at 641-842-2155.

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