Another edition of Friday night lights is in the books. Here’s what went down.
The Scottsbluff Bearcats improved to 3-0 with a blowout win over Lexington 56-0.
It was once again a dominant performance with the ground attack for Scottsbluff. As a team they rushed for, *unofficially, 526 yards while averaging over 10 yards per carry. Max Mason was once again the star, but not the only player who stood out and left his mark on the outcome. Scottsbluff had five players rush for 50 yards or more and five different players scored rushing touchdowns.
Mason continued his torrid start to the year with 13 rushes for 212 yards with three more touchdowns (45, 2, 46 yd). He now has 727 yards rushing through the first three games with 9 rushing touchdowns.
Noah Bruner tallied 79 yards rushing on five carries with two scores. Senior Braden Lofink went for 56 yards on five rushes with a score. Dynamic sophomore Chris Busby ran four times for 73 yards and a TD, while freshman Jasiya DeOllos had eight carries for 61 yards and a touchdown.
The Bearcats also had a the best four quarters of defense they’d played all season long, holding Lexington to a grand total of just 137 yards, allowing just 31 yards rushing on the night, good for a 1.1 yards per carry average.
Scottsbluff heads to play Aurora next week.
Gering dropped to 0-3, suffering a 42-6 road loss to Hastings (2-1). The Bulldogs totaled just 175 yards of total offense…Garrett Conn scored the lone Gering touchdown, a 8 yard run in the fourth quarter.
Alliance 37, Holdrege 7…Bulldogs get must win at home against a Dusters team that took Scottsbluff to the brink last week.
McCook 42, Sidney 0
Mitchell 46, Kimball 30…Tigers bounce back from disappointing road loss at Pine Bluffs to move to 2-1. Drake Gilliland had over 200 yards rushing.
Gordon-Rushville 26, Bridgeport 6
Chadron 41, Broken Bow 13
Gothenburg 35, Chase County 14
Kearney Catholic 28, Ogallala 21
Centura 46, Bayard 0…Tigers drop to 0-3.
Hemingford 48, Ainsworth 18…Hemingford has won back to back games after losing their opener to South Loup.
Crawford 48, Morrill 0
Perkins County 51, Southwest 14
Wauneta-Palisade 61, Creek Valley 30
Banner County 59, Potter-Dix 51…First win of the season for the Wildcats and first year Head Coach Charles Jones.
Sioux County 46, Hyannis 19
Arthur County 53, Minatare 33
Torrington 19, Worland 13…Blazers start season 2-0, win home opener.
Pine Bluffs 41, Wind River 0…Ruger Lewis rushes for 178 yards. QB Fornstrom 6-10-193 yds-4 TD
Southeast 32, Shoshoni 13
Guernsey-Sunrise 39, Lingle Ft. Laramie 32
Niobrara County (Lusk) 58, Saratoga 12
Pine Dale 27, Wheatland 24
Burns 59, Big Horn 22