Several Hi-Line football teams faced off this weekend.
Friday night in Chester, the Chinook Sugarbeeters and Chester/J-I Hawks faced off in Northern C 8-Man football. And maintaining their spot at the top of the league, the Beeters defeated the Hawks 56-20 in dominating fashion.
With the win the Beeters improved to 6-1 in conference play, and with the loss, the Hawks dropped to 3-4 and could miss out on the Class C playoffs.
After the first quarter, the Beeters maintained a 14-6 lead. The Beeters then held a 28-14 lead at the half, but quickly put the Hawks out of contention with a 22-0 third quarter.
Tyler Molyneaux rushed the ball 22 times for 225 yards. He also scored six total touchdowns to lead the Beeters to victory.
Molyneaux rushed for five scores, coming from 44, 40, 30, six and 26 yards out. Molyneaux also had one receiving touchdown, reeling in a six-yard pass from quarterback Lane Schmitt.
Chris Haider also caught a 44-yard touchdown pass, while Ben Stroh had a 77-yard touchdown run.
For the Hawks, Brandon Graff had a hand in all three of the team’s scores.
Graff had an 18-yard pass to Ryne Tyler, a one-yard run and a three-yard pass to Bryant Ceynar for touchdowns.
On Wednesday the Beeters will turn right around to host Northern C’s 2-5 Belt Huskies. And for the Hawks will face Tri-City co-op.
Chinook 14 14 22 6 — 56
C/J-I 6 8 0 6 — 20
C/J-I — Ryne Tyler 18 pass from Brandon Graff (pass failed)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 44 run (pass failed)
CHI — Chris Haider 44 pass from Lane Schmit (Tyler Molyneaux run)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 6 pass from Lane Schmit (Chris Haider pass from Lane Schmitt)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 40 run (pass failed)
C/J-I — Brandon Graff 1 run (Grant Lakey pass from Brandon Graff)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 30 run (Tyler Molyneaux run)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 6 run (pass failed)
CHI — Ben Stroh 77 run (Tyler Molyneaux run)
CHI — Tyler Molyneaux 26 run (pass failed)
C/J-I — Bryant Cynar 3 pass from Brandon Graff (pass failed).
Glasgow 20, Harlem 18
The District 2B Harlem Wildcats nearly grabbed their first conference win of the season over the weekend.
Friday in Harlem, the Wildcats narrowly missed out on a win over the league rival Glasgow Scotties.
But avoiding fending off the Wildcat's comeback, the Scotties defeated the Wildcats 20-18.
With the loss the Wildcats dropped to 0-4 in the conference and 1-6 overall.
The Wildcats held a 6-0 lead after the first quarter, but found themselves trailing 12-6 at the half. The Scotties pushed their lead to 20-12 in the third quarter, and though the Wildcats found the end zone one more time in the fourth, it wasn’t quite enough as Harlem suffered the two-point loss.
Harlem had three scores on Friday. Branden Hammond scored on a 19-yard pass from Lex Molina and Devon LaSarte scored on a 62-yard pass from Molina. Wayne Doney also scored on a 60-yard pass, but coming from Travis First Raised.
Harlem wraps up its season Friday night in Conrad.
Glasgow 0 12 8 0 — 20
Harlem 6 0 6 6 — 18
HAR — Branden Hammond 19 pass from Lex Molina (pass failed)
GLA — Lane Capdeville 11 run (kick failed)
GLA — Justin Pattison 14 pass from Lane Herbert (pass failed)
HAR — Devon LaSarte 62 pass from Lex Molina (pass failed)
GLA — Vann Frost 14 run (Frost run)
HAR — Wayne Doney 60 pass from Travis First Raised (run failed).
Big Sandy 41, North Star 39
Two Hi-Line teams also found themselves face-to-face in Northern C Six-Man play over the weekend.
Saturday in Rudyard, the No. 8 Big Sandy Pioneers defeated the league’s fourth-place North Star Knights in a shootout.
The Pioneers improved to 4-1 in league play and 6-1 overall. But with the loss, the Knights fell to 3-3 in league and 3-4 overall.
In the opening minutes of the game the Pioneers quickly earned two straight trips to the end zone. Kaden Beck scored on a 45-yard pass from Trevor Lackner and Ryan Miller scored on a three-yard run.
The Knights did find ways to answer. Jordy Donoven scored on a 72-yard kickoff return, and Zach Anderson scored on a 31-yard pass from Donoven.
But The Pioneers scored two more times to put up 29 total points in the first quarter. And though the Knights put up 20 first-quarter points to stay within striking distance, the Pioneers were able to hold the Knights off for the win.
Big Sandy added a score in the second and one in the third quarter, and North star added a score in the second, third and fourth quarter.
Donoven had a big game for the Knights, throwing four touchdown passes amongst his rushing touchdown and kick return for a score.
And for the Pioneers, Miller had two rushing touchdowns as well as two touchdown passes to help Big Sandy to a victory.
On Wednesday the Pioneers will take to the road and face the league’s No. 1 team, in the Augusta Elks. And on Saturday, the Knights will face Garfield County on the road.
Big Sandy 29 6 6 0 — 41
North Star 20 6 7 6 — 39
Big Sandy — Kaden Beck 45 pass from Trevor Lackner (PAT failed)
Big Sandy — Ryan Miller 3 run (Ryan Miller pass from Trevor Lackner)
North Star — Jordy Donoven 72 kickoff return (Jordy Donoven kick)
North Star — Zach Anderson 31 pass from Jordy Donoven (PAT failed)
Big Sandy — Ryan Miller 39 pass from Trevor Lackner (Briese kick)
North Star — Dylan Crittenden 7 pass from Jordy Donoven
Big Sandy — Ryan Miller 42 run (Briese kick)
North Star — Quinn Spinler 3 pass from Jordy Donoven (PAT failed)
Big Sandy — Martin 1 run (PAT failed)
Big Sandy — Ryan Miller 4 pass from Trevor Lackner (PAT failed)
North Star — Jordy Donoven 7 run (Dylan Crittendon pass from Kline)
North Star — Zach Anderson 7 pass from Jordy Donoven (PAT failed)
Several Hi-Line football teams faced off this weekend.
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