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After a pair of Week 1 losses, the Greencastle-Antrim and Milton Hershey football teams looked to make a statement Saturday afternoon in a non-league game in Hershey.

But after a 41-3 loss to the Spartans, the Blue Devils (0-2) are still searching for their identity.

Milton Hershey's high-power offense was too much for Greencastle to handle, running up a 27-3 score in the first half, and did not slow down from there.

Greencastle's Ian Gelsinger made a 29-yard field goal late in the second quarter to get on the board, but two unsuccessful trips to the red zone in the second left Greencastle out of breath. Milton Hershey added a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter for good measure.

The Spartans had 476 total offensive yards, compared to 106 yards for Greencastle, which had just six first downs. Blue Devil quarterback Cade McDowell threw for 49 passing yards, going 5-for-18 and an interception. McDowell also led the team on the ground with 33 of the team's 57 rushing yards. Greencastle ran the ball 29 times.

A majority of Milton Hershey's damage was done on the ground, with 288 rushing yards on 36 attempts. Quarterback Keonte Lucas ran for 155 yards on 12 carries.

Milton Hershey 41, Greencastle-Antrim 3

Greencastle _ 0_ 3_ 0_ 0_ — _ 3

Milton Hershey_ 7_ 20_ 14_ 0_ — _ 41

First quarter

MH — Keonte Lucas 12 run (Austin Padmore kick), 1:21

Second quarter

MH — Treyvon Ferguson 26 pass from Lucas (Padmore kick), 9:43

MH — Lucas 75 run (Padmore kick), 4:31

GA — Ian Gelsinger 29 field goal, 2:06

MH — Keliel Riggs 52 pass from Lucas (kick failed), 1:46

Third quarter

MH — Marcus Smith 11 run (Padmore kick), 9:13

MH — Lucas 41 run (Padmore kick), 6:07

Team Statistics

_ GA_ MH

First downs _ 6_ 20

Rushes-yards _ 29-57 _ 36-288

Passing _ 5-18-1 _ 7-9-1

Passing yards _ 49 _ 188

Total yards _ 106_ 476

Fumbles-lost _ 0-0 _ 1-1

Penalties-yards _ 4-45 _ 5-25

Individual Statistics

Rushing — Greencastle: Caleb Schaeffer 4-8, Cade McDowell 9-33, Austin Kane 7-13, Kyrin Zimmerman 4-2, Isaiah Peck 2-12, Seth Eberly 1-(-1), Thomas Hebert 2-(-10). Milton Hershey: Keonte Lucas 12-155, Marcus Smith 8-53, Carrington Smith 2-8, Mark Johnson 1-2, Jibri Bones 2-6, Chiago Anyanwu 5-20, Shamar Manning 3-38, Levi Wheager 3-6.

Passing — Greencastle: McDowell 4-14-48, Hebert 1-4-1. Milton Hershey: Lucas 7-9-188.

Receiving — Greencastle: Cade Marshall 1-13, Schaeffer 2-6, Zimmerman 1-29, Kane 1-1. Milton Hershey: Treyvon Ferguson 2-50, Kuiance Rogers 2-24, Carrington Smith 2-62, Keliel Riggs 1-52.

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