Indians clobber Jets

Senior Adam Albertini gets set to snap the ball in their conference matchup against the West Elk Patriots, Sept. 20, where the Indians won 52-6. -PC/ Sean Frye

By: Aaron Pyle

         Fresh off a 48-0 mercy-rule victory against Crest, the St. Paul Indians remain undefeated this season (5-0) outscoring opponents 286-46.

Friday, Oct. 4, the Indians faced the Altoona-Midway Jets (1-3) in homecoming conference game marking the Indians third straight home game.

Senior Katie Coomes took the honor of 2019 St. Paul Homecoming queen before to the game.

Senior Adam Albertini opened the game with a 24-yard touchdown. Senior Easton Dent ran in the two-point conversion at the Indians lead 8-0.

On the following Jets drive, St. Paul senior Chase Bradshaw recovered a fumble setting up the Indians in great field position. This then led to Albertini running in a 2-yard touchdown on a quarterback option as the Indians controlled the game with a 14-0 lead.

Not holding back yet, Albertini returned a punt from the Jets for a touchdown piling on the Indians lead, 20-0.

Scoring every time they possessed the ball, the Indians’ offensive attack became too much for Altoona-Midway as the mercy rule was implemented at halftime. St. Paul went on to win 76-14 over the Jets, as the Indians remain undefeated on the season at 5-0.

Albertini finished the game with eight carries for 102 yards and four rushing touchdowns. Passing the ball, the senior went 2-3 with a touchdown as well. Senior Easton Dent tallied three carries for 37 yards and a rushing touchdown. Senior Chandler Bradshaw gave the Indians a boost on the receiving end finishing his night with two receptions and a touchdown for 27 yards.

The Indians (5-0) travel to Marmaton Valley Oct. 11 for their upcoming conference matchup against the Wildcats (1-4).