Iowa Central Football got back into the win column on Saturday, as they routed Ellsworth 62-20. The Tritons was start was exactly what Head Coach Jesse Montalto had in mind. Iowa Central scored on their first possession. They had a 10 play, 62 yard scoring drive that took nearly five minutes off the clock. That drive was capped by a 5 yard TD run by Jadon Washington. The Tritons next drive, they scored on a “double pass” when Jace Levy caught a lateral and threw it to Desna Washington for a 52 yard TD strike.
Iowa Central went up 21-0, on a 1 yard TD run by Dylan Boddie. Ellsworth got a “pick 6” after intercepting a Byron Jarrett pass that made the score 21-8 after Ellsowrth got the 2 point conversion.
Tritons scored right before the end of the 1st half on a 19 yard TD pass from Jarrett to Washington. It was Washington’s 2nd TD catch of the game.
In the 2nd half, Iowa Central delivered the knockout punch early in the 3rd quarter. They scored on a 14 yard TD run by Chase Wedeman and then got a 44 yard “pick 6” from DB Major Williams.
Ellsworth added scores from RB’s Jaron Early and Cade Flaugh in the 4th quarter. Iowa Central scored on a 1 yard Alex Gully TD run and a 52 yard “pick 6” from DB Bihlal Kone.
It was the 2nd “pick 6” on the day for the Triton defense. The game did have two lightning delays, that totaled an hour in stoppage time. Drawing the game out for over a total of five hours.
Iowa Central moves to 4-3 on the season and clinched 2nd in the ICCAC with the win.