Nunn scores all Mustangs' points, but Minutemen race to opening winMount View to unveil new home field Sept. 8 against John Bapst
Millinocket — The Mount View football team hit the road Aug. 31 for its first game of the 2012 season to face Stearns.
The young Mustangs (0-1), who graduated a bundle of key players from last year's run to the Little Ten Conference Class C playoffs, were overwhelmed by the host Minutemen (1-0) and fell 52-22.
Stearns held a 27-0 lead at halftime and 40-14 after three quarters.
Jordan Morrow had 17 carries for 166 yards and two touchdowns for Stearns, while Mark Lyons and Riley Whitney each had two touchdowns apiece for the hosts. Dylan Kruger also had a fourth-quarter punt return for a touchdown for the Minutemen.
Will Nunn had a monster game for the Mustangs, scoring all 22 points on three touchdowns and two two-point conversions. He racked up 224 yards on the ground in the losing effort.
Mount View freshman quarterback Cole Hannan had a four-yard completion to Alex Bennett, while leading the Mount View defense were Will Rogers (4.5 tackles), Devin Fuller (4 tackles), Clint Spaulding (4 tackles), Elijah Wilson (4 tackles), Nunn (3.5 tackles) and Ricky Moulton (3.5 tackles).
The Mustangs hope for a better showing when they unveil their new football field at Mount View High School on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. against John Bapst of Bangor. The Crusaders defeated Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln 20-0 to start the regular season Aug. 31.
Mount View coach Jack Brady expects junior quarterback Kenny McGray to return for Saturday's game against the Crusaders. He dislocated his finger two weeks ago in an exhibition game against Belfast.
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