interception to increase the Comets’ lead to 28-7.
The Comets tacked on 20 more points in final stanza as Matt Bobeck scored two TDs: one on a 7-yard run and the second on 59-yard jaunt. Johnny Macri capped off the Crestwood scoring with a 4-yard touchdown run.
Crestwood amassed a total of 366 yards on the night while the Comets’ defense scored held the Cougars to 195.
Frank Aigeldinger was the top rusher for Crestwood with 115 yards on 13 carries, followed by Cole with 91 yards on one scoring carry and Popson who rushed for 90 yards on 14 carries.
Crestwood now shares second place with Coughlin in the WVC Class AAA standings.
Crestwood (5-1) will host Pocono Mountain West on October 11.
Crestwood’s 2013 Homecoming Game last Saturday evening gave the student body and returning alumni plenty to cheer about as the Comets cruised to a 48-7 win over the Cougars of Hazleton Area.
The Crestwood defense kept Hazleton off balance through out the game, setting up scoring opportunities for the offense that turned into points.
Hazleton was first to put points on the board at 8:42 in the opening quarter. A minute later, Crestwood knotted the score at 7-7 on a 4-yard run by Jacob Zbegner. The staunch Comets’ defense stopped two potential scores by the Cougars. A second quarter score by Brandon Cole gave the Comets a 14-7 lead at the half.
Crestwood broke the game open in the second half. Quarterback Jay Popson scored on a 16-yard run and Mike Legg raced 48 yards on an