Aiden Lehnortt tackle

Aiden Lehnortt tackle

Redbank Valley’s Aiden Lehnorrt (left) latches on to a Punxsutawney rusher during last week’s game. The Bulldogs lost their 7th-and-8th grade game to the Chucks, 38-22.

NEW BETHLEHEM —The Redbank Valley junior high (7th-8th) football team dropped a 38-22 decision at home to Punxsutawney last Wednesday.

The Bulldogs take an 0-2 record into Thursday’s trip to Karns City starting at 6:30 p.m. Next Thursday, they host DuBois at 4 p.m.

Against Punxsutawney, Tate Minich, Cam Wagner and Aiden Ortz scored touchdowns for the Bulldogs. Tate Minich ran 69 yards, Wagner added a 5-yarder and Ortz returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown.

Wagner threw two-point conversion passes to Ortz and ran one in himself.

That trio along with Cole Bish, Carsen Rupp and Colton Shick led the defense with multiple tackles.

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