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The Chester/J-I football team got its first big test of the season this past weekend when the Hawks traveled to Centerville to take on the defending eight-man state champions Unfortunately, the Hawks fell short in their upset bid, as the Miners dominated C/J-I in a 42-6 trashing on Friday night in Centerville. Receiver Craig Halko had a huge game for the Miners, hauling in touchdown receptions of 55 and 30 yards from Dan McGuire in the second and third quarters, respectively to help Centerville build the 36-point winning-margin. McGuire was also stellar in the victory for the Miners, tossing three touchdowns and running for another. Ryan Halko also added an eight-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. The only score for the Hawks came in the fourth quarter on a 42-yard scamper by tailback Zack Melton. C/J-I will visit winless Rocky Boy on Friday night.
Simms 58, Hays-Lodge Pole 0 John Curtis totaled five touchdowns for Simms Friday night in a 58-0 victory over the Hays-Lodge Pole Thunderbirds in Hays. Curtis rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more as Simms jumped out to a 38-0 halftime lead and never looked back. The shutout loss dropped the T-Birds record on the season to 0-3. HLP will visit Chinook on Friday night.
Geyser 57, Box Elder 18 The Box Elder Bears contiued to struggle in their return to six-man football last season after losing to Geyser 57-18 Saturday in Box Elder. Quinn Johnson put together an impressive five-touchdown effort in the win for Geyser. He scored on touchdown runs of 4, 24 and 15 yards, as well as touchdown receptions of 20 and 82 yards. Travis Rossette returned a fumble 12 yards for a score in the second quarter, pulling the Bears within 12 points at 18-6. However, Geyser outscored the Bears 39-12 from that point on to claim the 39- point victory. Josh Four Souls added a 21-yard touchdown run for the Bears. Rossette and Jaron Raining Bird also hooked up for a 39-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. The Bears will play at Geraldine on Saturday.
Glasgow 38, Harlem 6 Despite getting off to a solid start against Glasgow Friday night in Glasgow, the Harlem Wildcats couldn’t maintain any type of momentum in a 38-6 loss to the Scotties. Rick Haluszka reached the end zone early in the first stanza to put the Wildcats ahead 6-0. However, the Scotties answered on a 32-yard touchdown run by Derek Canen later in the first quarter to take a 7-6 lead they wouldn’t relinquish. Canan hit paydirt two more times in the contest on rushes of 5 and 35 yards. The loss was the Wildcats thirdstraight to open the season as they prepare to host Shelby on Friday night.
Power-Dutton-Brady 41, Chinook 12 Chinook had no answer for the outstanding play of Power-Dutton-Brady’s senior running back Chad Sievers, who reached the end zone three times in the Titans' 41-12 win over the Sugarbeeters Saturday afternoon in Brady. Sievers had a 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter to give PDB a 14-7 halftime lead, and then scored twice in the third quarter, as the Titans built an insurmountable 33-7 edge. Chinook hung around in the first half thanks to a 49-yard touchdown reception from Max Hofeldt. The loss pushed the Beeters record to 0-3 on the season. Chinook will host Hays-Lodge Pole on Friday night.
Reed Point-Rapelje 57, North Star 18 The North Star Knights suffered their first loss of the season against Reed- Point-Rapeljie, by way of a 57-18 blowout. The Knights are now 2-1 season since their move to six-man football. The Knights host Valier on Saturday afternoon.