Posted 12 months ago
By Kevin Horn
Hemingford defenders Beau Edwards #66, and Cody Laursen #22, attempt to rush Franklin quarterback Tanner Schnuerle in the 4th quarter.
By Kevin Horn, KCOW Radio
At two o’clock Halloween afternoon, the National Weather Service recording station at the Alliance Airport clocked a wind gust of 48 mph. At the same time, 18 miles to the northwest, the Hemingford Bobcats football team had already blown their first round playoff opponent off the field.
Taking advantage of the wind, Hemingford scored the first time its offense touched the football, and went on to roll, 64-8, over Franklin in the Class D-1 Playoffs.
Hemingford led 22-0 after the first quarter; and then managed to add another 26 points in the second quarter while facing the wind to lead 48-0 at halftime. The Cats led 64-0 at the end of the third quarter; and won the game, 64-8.
Here is the game’s scoring summary:
H – Brady Turek 38-yard pass from Matthew Wood. Kaman 2-pt. pass from Wood.
H – Ethan Skinner 15 yard run.
H – Ethan Skinner 26-yard pass from Wood. Skinner 2-pt. run.
H – Brady Turek 1-yard run.
H – Colt Foster 16-yard pass from Wood.
H – Foster 6-yard pass from Wood. Wood 2 pt. run.
H – Brady Turek 36-yard run.
H – Brady Turek 59-yard run. Cody Laursen 2 pt. run.
H – Cody Laursen 23-yard run. Wood 2-pt. run.
F – Matthew Sweet 20-yard pass from Schnuerle. Trent Christiancy 2 pt. run.
Franklin ends the season with a record of 3-6, Hemingford improves to 9-0.
Hemingford will next host Chambers/Wheeler Central on Wednesday, November 6. Kickoff is set for 1:30 pm. The game will be broadcast live on Double Q Country Radio, 105.9 FM in Alliance.
Click on the left side of the black bar below to access an audio interview between KCOW’s Mike Glesinger and HHS head coach Jordan Haas.