Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Castello Helps Mars Topple Hollidaysburg

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Castello Helps Mars Topple Hollidaysburg

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John Castello scored two touchdowns and Isaiah Johnson rushed for 170 yards and a touchdown to lead Mars to a 31-21 road win at Hollidaysburg in the Greater Allegheny Conference.

Castello returned an interception 24 yards for one score and caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Sam Morrissey. Johnson carried the ball 37 times and scored on a 3-yard run.

The Planets (7-1, 6-1) also scored on a 15-yard run by Eli Brooks and a 40-yard field goal by Caleb Brake.

Ryan Adams threw a couple of touchdowns for the Golden Tigers (5- 3, 4-3), including one to Mitchell Augustine. Augustine also scored on an 87-yard punt return.

Hollidaysburg was coming off a 14-13 road victory last week at defending conference champion Hampton, while Mars hasn't lost since Week 3 at Franklin Regional.

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