The Broncos posted 28 points in the first quarter and an additional 16 in the second to take a commanding 44-0 lead into halftime on Homecoming night. Jones scored on runs of 11 and 18 yards followed by Hill on a 10 yard score providing a quick 21-0 lead and giving other young players an opportunity to show their skills. Juan Garcia added a 6 yard score before the quarter ended and Caleb Lambert completed a 13 yard pass to Corneglio, it was Holly Pond 35 and Asbury 0. The Rams were forced to kick on fourth down with Powell standing in his end zone but a snap over his reach and out of the end zone making it 37-0. After the free kick, Chaney got his opportunity at quarterback, the young ninth grader led the Broncos down the field and capped it off with an 11 yard run, Holly Pond 44 Asbury 0 at the half. During halftime, Ashton Beasley was crowned Homecoming Queen for 2016 followed by the Bronco Band. Schwab connected on a 31 yard field goal in the third quarter and Alex Corneglio scored on a 45 yard run in the fourth providing the final of 54-0, the second shutout of the season. One of the most important aspects of the game was the improvement on extra points, Schwab connected on all three of his and Fortner was good on all four of hers. The Broncos rolled up 322 total yard while only allowing 27 for the Rams.
After Monday's 18-16 win at home against New Hope, the Broncos returned to the field tonight to face Vinemont in a makeup game previously scheduled. Vinemont scored quickly on a 55 yard touchdown pass from Whitney to Rhodes then Holly Pond went ahead 8-6 on a 15 yard run by Garcia and the two point conversion in the second quarter. Lynn scored on an 8 yard run with 1:28 before halftime to increase the lead to 14-6. Garcia added six more with a 35 yard run on the final play of the third quarter, Holly Pond 22 Vinemont 6. Boatright tossed a 31 yard pass to Hays for six more in the 4th quarter and with seven seconds left Floyd intercepted a pass and returned it to the end zone providing the final score 34-6. It was another very good night for the Bronco defense holding the Eagles to only three yards rushing and a total of fifty eight yards offense.
The Holly Pond Middle School Broncos used a strong 4th quarter performance to run away from West Point on Monday night 34-6. The Warriors took a 6-0 lead into halftime with a 33 yard pass from Cochran to Williams.. Both teams moved between the 20's but were held on downs. Garcia began the 4th quarter for the Broncos with an 18 yard touchdown run and Boatright carried in the two point conversion putting Holly Pond up 8-6, but this was only the beginning of what was a big turning point in the game. On the next possession, Boatright reached the endzone a second time returning an interception for six more, Bell's pass on the two point conversion fell incomplete extending the lead to 14-6. Cochran dropped back to pass on the first play on the following possession and was intercepted by Floyd who returned it for another pick six, the second in two possessions for West Point upping the score to 20-6 Holly Pond. Boatright scored his third touchdown of the night with a 22 yard run, after the Broncos held the Warriors again, Garcia broke loose on a 68 yard run providing the final score 34-6. Garcia led all rushers with 134 followed by Boatright with 74 and a stingy Bronco defense held West Point to only 9 yards rushing for the game.
Holly Pond traveled to Susan Moore Friday night and brought home a win 34-28. Ramirez put the Bulldogs on the scoreboard first with a 52 yard run in the first quarter and the Broncos pulled the game to within one as Michael Lambert added an 8 yard with the extra point blocked. With 2:29 remaining in the half, Lambert connected with Caleb Jones on a 43 yard score and adding the two point conversion, the Broncos were leading 14-7. Susan Moore responded quickly as Duarte tied the score with a 7 yard touchdown run and the extra point with 0.08 seconds left before the half. Holly Pond responded quickly in the third quarter scoring on a 75 yard pass, Lambert to Dylan Morton followed by an interception return by Mason May giving a two touchdown lead 28-14. Cervantes added two touchdowns on runs of 6 yards and 3 yards tying the game at 28-28. Jones had a 55 yard run providing the difference, but one goal line stand by the Bronco defense led by a big play from Jose Casimiro and another stop on fourth down near midfield preserved the Bronco win. Holly Pond will have a bye week next Friday and returns home the following week to host Asbury.
A packed stadium watched Holly Pond lead rival J.B. Pennington all but the final 1:49 Friday night at Thomas-Michelfelder Field. The Broncos took a 14-0 lead after one quarter of play with a 93 yard touchdown pass from Michael Lambert to Dylan Morton and a 52 yard touchdown run by Lambert. The Tigers closed the gap to 14-6 on a 4 yard pass from Cleveland to Littleton, but on the next possession Kyler Chaney intercepted a pass from Cleveland and took it in for another score. Griffin scored on a 10 yard run for Pennington then Holly Pond answered again with a 1 yard run by Lambert putting the Broncos up 26-14 at halftime. The number of players and size of Pennington helped the Tigers use the run game to tie the score at 26 in the forth quarter. Holly Pond again answered with a 70 yard pass from Lambert to Morton giving the Broncos a 32-26 lead before Littleton scored on a 3 yard run putting the Tigers ahead 34-32. Holly Pond took possession at their 20 yard line and marched quickly down the field, Lambert threw a 35 yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds left as the crowd came to its feet, then the yellow flag was noticed, a holding penalty nullified the go ahead score moving it back to mid field. The final pass into the endzone was batted away preserving a hard fought win by Pennington. Griffin led all rushers with 233 of the 497 total yards for the Tigers while Holly Pond combined for 435 total yards. Next Friday the Broncos will travel to Susan Moore looking to pick up its third win of the season.