Fitch, Davis Lead Warriors Past Hornets

Fitch, Davis Lead Warriors Past Hornets

By: Chris Manning  |  September 8, 2023

Canton overcame four turnovers to roll past Wellsboro, 41-6, during NTL football action.

Ben Fitch was 8-for-11 passing with 218 yards and two touchdowns, while Michael Davis had four touchdowns on the day - two receiving and two rushing.

Davis had three catches for 160 yards and 13 rushes for 105 yards.

Hudson Ward ran the ball seven times for 37 yards, while Aydin Holcomb had five carries for 20 yards.

Ward also had three catches for 32 yards.

Dawson Burgess had a 30-yard pick six with 7:07 on the clock in the first quarter to get Canton on the scoreboard, as they went up 6-0.

Davis followed with a 58-yard rushing touchdown with 5:40 on the clock. Alexis McRoberts hit the point after for the 13-0 lead.

After Wellsboro got a touchdown to end the first quarter Davis hauled in a 37-yard touchdown pass from Fitch at the 2:07 mark. Ward ran in the 2-point conversion for the 21-6 lead.

With 3:56 left Davis ran one in from 24 yards out to make it 28-6 at the half after the McRoberts kick.

With 35 seconds left in the third Holcomb scored on a 23-yard pass from Fitch.

Then, in the fourth, Davis hauled in a 44-yard scoring pass from Fitch with 9:53 on the clock. McRoberts added the point after for the 41-6 final.