In search of their first winning streak since the third week of the season, the Sheridan Blackhawks charged out early to take the lead but lost hold late to lose 29-14 to Linton-Stockton.

In the first quarter, Sheridan drove 62 yards on nine plays in three minutes and 58 seconds to take the lead.

Garrett Chesney tossed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Chesney and Katie Hybarger booted the extra point as the Blackhawks led 7-0 at the 4:11 mark of the first quarter.

The Blackhawks went ahead 14-7 with 7:47 to play in the second quarter. Hoover scored from the 1, capping a 41-yard drive that consumed 2:39 over eight plays. Hybarger kicked her second PAT.

Linton-Stockton, who has won six in a row to improve to 7-1, got two scores in 39 seconds to take the lead for good. The Miners marched 54 yards in eight plays. Austin Hale scored on a 4-yard TD run and Pierce Jackson kicked the second of three point after touchdowns to tie the game at 14-11.

The Miners recovered the subsequent onside kick at the Sheridan 35, after the Blackhawks were called for a personal foul on Jackson's PAT.

Chad Trent, who completed 3 of 12 for 37 yards, hit Tyler Meurer over the middle. Meurer took a tipped pass and went 23 yards for a 21-14 advantage at the half.

The only scoring of the second half came when Linton-Stockton marched 57 yards in 13 plays. The scoring drive consumed 11 seconds less than seven minutes. Trent scored from the 5 and Hale rushed in a two-point conversion to cap off the scoring, and the second Miner win over Sheridan in the past two seasons.