SHICKLEY – The #15 Guardian Angels Central Catholic football team lost 42-20 to #2 Bruning-Davenport-Shickley in the first round of the Class D1 playoffs Thursday night in Shickley.
The Bluejays scored on their first possession of the game on a three-yard run by Noah Hass, and led 8-0 after the first quarter.
GACC extended their lead to 14-0 following a 50-yard run from Hass midway through the second quarter.
BDS used nearly five minutes of clock on their next drive, which ended on a four-yard scoring run from Dalton Kleinschmidt, making the score 14-6 GACC late inthe second.
The Bluejays then drove down to the BDS nine yard line, but a trick pass play was intercepted in the end zone, and BDS ran out the remaining clock, making the score 14-6 GACC at halftime.
BDS came out hot in the third quarter, scoring 22 unanswered points, and took a 28-14 lead after three.
The Eagles added two scores in the fourth quarter, and led 42-14 with 6:50 left to go.
The Eagles offense was aided by three Bluejay turnovers in the second half, an interception and two fumbles.
GACC put one more drive together, and Cody Steffen plunged in the end zone from one yard out with 1:57 to go. The two point conversion missed, and the score was 42-20 BDS.
An onside kick attempt by GACC failed, and BDS ran out the clock, preserving the final score of BDS 42, GACC 20.
The Bluejays end their season at 4-5 overall.