Golden Tide Football
CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville continued its dominance over Brockway with a 14-7 win at Curwensville Friday night in AML action.
Since both teams joined the AML South in 1999, Curwensville has won five of the six meetings with Brockway's lone win coming last season 35-18 at Brockway.
Curwensville is now 3-0 at Curwensville against Brockway since 1999, and in each game 14 points seems to be the magic for the Golden Tide.
In 2000, Curwensville topped Brockway 14-6 in Clearfield County, then in 2002 it was Curwensville 14-8 at Curwensville.
Close games are also the norm in the series with four of the six being decided by a touchdown or less with the 1999 contest being won by Curwensville 13-12.
This year Curwensville got the winning score on a 13-yard run by Nick Sipes with 7:59 left in the game.
Curwensville took a 7-0 lead late in the first quarter on a 3-yard run by Shawn Sopic before Brockway tied the game with 2:57 left in the half on 2-yard run by Ben Donlin.
Brockway had a chance to tie the game late, but a fourth-down pass from Matt Foradora to Ben Donlin bounced off of Donlin incomplete.
Curwensville outgained Brockway 256-204 including 231-131 on the ground.
Nick Sipes led Curwensville with 22 carries for 128 yards, while Nate Sipes added 13 for 71 and the touchdown.
Donlin paced Brockway with 13 carries for 61 yards, while Bobby Liddle had 12 for 56. Foradora was 5-for-12 passing for 73 yards.
pictures by Randy Hutton