The Macksville Mustangs lost to a tough Victoria Knights team 70-24.

It was a long trip up there, and even longer trip back as the Macksville Mustangs faced off against the Victoria Knights, the Mustangs taking a 24-70 loss last Friday evening at Victoria. The Mustangs now going 1-2 for the season.

“It was a tough game tonight, our lack of experience was exploited in the secondary” said Macksville head coach Chet Skinner. “We will look to start district play this week against the St. John Tigers on Friday.”

The box score for the Mustangs: first quarter 0 / second 18 /third 0 / fourth 6.

Passing

Cody Mead, 18/30 for 214 yards, .600 percent / 3 touchdowns / one interception.

Rushing

Skyler Evans, 11 carries, 28 yards, 2.5 avg., Long 13 yards / Michael Steward, 7 carries, 20 yards, 2.9 avg, Long 6 yards / Mead, 11 carries, 2 yards, .02 avg., Long 9 yards / Karson Waters, 1 carry, 12 yards, 12 yard avg., Long 12 yards.

Receiving

Tyler Bissell, 2 receptions, 10 yards, 5.0 avg, Long 6 yards / Darien Miller, 3 receptions, 62 yards, 20.7 avg, Long 24 yards, one touchdown / Evans, 8 yards, 8.0 avg, Long 8 yards / Waters, 11 carries, 139 yards, 12.6 avg, two touchdowns.

Offensive Fumbles Mead, one.

Total yards

Bissell, 10 yards, Miller, 62 yards, Evans, 36 yards, Seward, 20 yards, Mead, 216 yards, Waters, 151 yards.

Tackles

Bissell 2 tackles, 3 assists, total 5, Zane Johnson, 9 tackles, 2 assists, total 11, TFL 1.0 / Miller 4 tackles, 1 assists, total 5 / Evans, 7 tackles, 1 assists, total 8 / Seward, 7 tackles, 3 assists, total 8 / Mead, 5 tackles, 2 assists, total 7, TFL 1.0 / Waters, 10 tackles, 5 assists, total 15, TFL 3.0 / Cleven Huggins, one tackle, 1 assist, total 2 / Harley Blaske, 5 tackles, 5 assists, total 10 / Kaleb Lickiss, 5 tackles, 4 assists, total 9, TFL 1.0 / Luis Fuentes, 1 assist, total 1.

Defensive Statics

Johnson, PD 1/ Evans, PD 1 / Waters, Blocked Punts 1 / Lickiss, PD 2, Fumbles Recovered 1.

Points

Miller, 1 touchdown, 6 points/ Mead, 1 touchdown, 6 points / Waters, 2 touchdowns, 12 points, total points 14.

Macksville will be having their homecoming before the game on Friday. The game starts at 7p.m.