Havre Daily News Sports
Week two of high school football is now in the books across the Hi-Line. Friday night the Chinook Sugarbeeters continued to roll in their inaugural season in Class C football, as did the Big Sandy Pioneers. While on Saturday, the Chester/J-I Hi-Line Hawks got into the win column for the first time this season.
Chinook 48, Hays-Lodge Pole 6
In Chinook, senior Chad Beck scored five touchdowns to lead the host Beeters to a 48-6 demolishing of Hays-Lodge Pole. It was the Beeters second straight blowout win to open the 2005 campaign.
Beck rushed for 109 yards and reached then end zone in four different ways. Aside from his two rushing touchdowns, he also returned a punt 60 yards for a score as well as returning an interception 80 yards for another score. Beck also caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Adam Hayes.
Hayes threw a pair of TD passes on the night and also scored the game's opening touchdown on a 19-yard run. The T-Birds lone score came after they trailed 26-0 when Cody McCabe scored on a run from 10-yards out.
The win over the T-Birds pushed Chinook's record to a solid 2-0 to start the season. The Beeters will take to the road for the first time this year when they travel to Chester on Friday night. Hays-Lodge Pole (0-2) will return home to face North Star High School on Saturday.
Hays-Lodge Pole 0 6 0 0 - 6
Chinook 20 14 14 0 - 48
CHI - Adam Hayes 19 run (run failed)
CHI - Chad Beck 19 run (run failed
CHI - Beck 60 punt return (Hayes run)
CHI - Casey Barber 10 pass from Hayes (run failed)
CHI - Beck 25 pass from Hayes (Hayes run)
HLP - Cody McCabe 10 run (run failed)
CHI - Beck 80 interception return (run failed)
CHI - Beck 50 run (Marty Birky pass from Hayes)
Chester/J-I 44, Great Falls Central 10
On Saturday, the Chester/J-I Hi-Line Hawks rebounded from a season-opening loss last week by drubbing the Great Falls Central Mustangs 44-10 in Great Falls. The Hawks raced out to a quick 22-0 first-quarter lead and were never really threatened after that.
Chester opened the game with a solid drive, capped off by a Matt Wicks 1-yard touchdown plunge. Then the Hawks got their passing game going as Tyler Han hit Callan McKinley on a 25-yard TD strike and followed that up with a 47-yard pass to Derek Fraser for another score.
Fraser had a huge day for the Hawks as he scored three straight touchdowns in the second half on runs of 34, 35 and 62 yards, as well as his pass reception in the first half.
The Hawks (1-1) will now prepare for their home opener on Friday night against the Chinook Sugarbeeters.
Chester/J-I 22 16 6 0 - 44
GF Central 0 2 0 8 - 10
C/J-I - Matt Wicks 1 run (Chase Diemert run)
C/J-I - Callan McKinley 25 pass from Tyler Han (Wicks run)
C/J-I - Derek Fraser 47 pass from Han (run failed)
GFC - Safety, ball snapped out of end zone
C/J-I - Fraser 34 run (Wicks run)
C/J-I - Fraser 35 run (Fraser run)
C/J-I - Fraser 62 run (run failed)
GFC - Sean Geschwill 5 run (Wolfrobe Fish pass from Sean Dutton)
Power-Dutton-Brady 43, North Star 8
After a thrilling win over Chester last week, the North Star Knights were sent back to earth on Saturday afternoon as they were routed by the Power-Dutton-Brady Titans 43-8 in Power.
The Titans opened the game with 20 unanswered points, and held the Knights scoreless in the first quarter. North Star finally got on the board in the second period when Cody Jurenka found Cody Donoven for a 26-yard touchdown strike.
The Knights then got a safety to claw to within 20-8. But from there the Titans defense held North Star scoreless the rest of the way. They also tacked on 21 points in the third quarter to turn the game into a blowout.
The Titans got two rushing touchdowns each from Judd Engelhardt and Talon Allen. Allen also threw a TD pass.
Following the loss the Knights record dropped to 1-1 on the young season. They will remain on the road this week when they travel to Hays-Lodge Pole on Saturday.
North Star 0 8 0 0 - 8
Power-Dutton-Brady 20 2 21 0 - 43
PDB - Judd Engelhardt 40 run (run failed)
PDB - Talon Allen 55 run (Logan Schmidt pass from Allen)
PDB - Schmidt 25 pass from Allen (run failed)
NS - Cody Donoven 26 pass from Cody Jurenka (run failed)
NS - Safety
PDB - Safety
PDB - Kenny Huffman 20 run (Allen kick)
PDB - Allen 19 run (Allen kick)
PDB - Engelhardt 20 run (Allen kick)
Big Sandy 62, Rocky Boy 0
In Rocky Boy, the Big Sandy Pioneers' defense has yet to surrender a single point on the season. After a week-one shutout of Valier, the Pioneers thrashed the host Rocky Boy Stars 62-0.
The Pioneers inflicted most of their damage in the first quarter, scoring 38 points in 12 minutes and leaving the Stars shellshocked.
Quarterback Justin Willis scored on runs of 29, 9 and 31 yards, while running back Lawrence Jappe scored on a 10-yard run and 50-yard punt return. Kyle Danreuther also scored twice.
Big Sandy (2-0) will return home to host the Heart Butte Warriors on Friday night.
Big Sandy 38 16 8 0 - 62
Rocky Boy 0 0 0 0 - 0
BS - Kyle Danreuther 4 run (Justin Willis run)
BS - Willis 26 run (run failed)
BS - Safety
BS - Lawrence Jappe 10 run (Nick Reese run)
BS - Willis 9 run (run failed)
BS - Willis 31 run (Jappe run)
BS - Danreuther 3 run (Jappe run)
BS - Jappe 50 punt return (Jappe run)
BS - Derrick Brown 14 pass from Dustin Colbeck (Cory Halter run)
Harlem 41, Poplar 6
On Friday night in Class B action, the Harlem Wildcats rebounded from a season-opening home loss to Cascade/Simms by trouncing former District 2B rival Poplar 41-6 in Poplar. The win got the Wildcats back to 1-1 on the season as they inch closer towards the start of district play.
Harlem led 21-6 at halftime, but the third quarter was where the Wildcats did most of their damage. Harlem scored three times, twice on runs by John Werk.
Werk opened the half by scoring from four yards out and followed that up with a 50-yard TD scamper. Rick Haluszka capped off the quarter by hitting Todd Allen for a 26-yard scoring strike. It was the second time the duo hooked up for a touchdown pass.
Werk had a huge game for the Wildcats. He rushed for 162 yards and scored three times, including a first-quarter jaunt of 47 yards.
The Wildcats will now get set to host former District 2B rival Wolf Point on Friday night in Harlem.
Harlem 8 13 20 0 - 41
Poplar 0 6 0 0 - 6
HAR - John Werk 47 run (Rick Haluzska pass from Monty Snow)
HAR - Miles Werk 4 run (run failed)
POP - Cameron Martell 3 run (run failed)
HAR - Todd Allen 11 pass from Haluzska (Haluzska kick)
HAR - J. Werk 4 run (kick failed)
HAR - J. Werk 50 run (Haluzska kick)
HAR - Allen 26 pass from Haluzska (Haluzska kick).