By WJBC staff
PONTIAC - Mahomet-Seymour quarterback Joe Kenny threw three touchdown passes to lead the Bulldogs to a 34-12 victory over Pontiac in Corn Belt Conference action Friday night.
The loss was the first in three conference games for Pontiac and evened its overall record to 2-2. Mahomet-Seymour improved to 2-1 in the Corn Belt and 3-1 overall.
The Bulldogs jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first six minutes as Kenny completed a 10-yard scoring strike to Matt Turner and Daniel Robertson ran 1 yard for the second touchdown at the 6:36 mark of the first quarter.
Pontiac got on the board with 36 seconds remaining in the opening period on a 36-yard touchdown run by Eric Demattia, who finished with 110 yards on 25 carries.
The Indians closed the gap to 14-12 with 5:29 left in the second quarter on a 4-yard pass from Alex Friedman to Brandon Zehr. However, Mahomet-Seymour responded with 24 seconds to go in the first half on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Kenny to Turner for a 20-12 advantage.
After a scoreless third quarter, Kenny hooked up with Cully Day for a 5-yard touchdown pass with 4:01 left in the game. Tyler Francisco completed the Bulldogs' scoring with a 22-yard touchdown run with 1:40 remaining.