Bainville Downs Absarokee, 30-6
The Bainville Bulldogs must like the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs broke open a close football game with 22 points in the final period to knock off Absarokee, 30-6, on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Bainville accounted for the gameâ€™s first touchdown on an eight-yard pass play from Cayden Boyd to Alex Strickland in the first quarter. Strickland kicked the conversion for an 8-0 lead.
The Bulldogs held a slim 8-6 lead until the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs increased their lead on a 20-yard pass from Boyd to Strickland. A kick by Strickland put the margin at 16-6 with about 8:30 remaining.
Bainville next struck on a 32-yard throw by Boyd to Adrian Anderson. Stricklandâ€™s kick put the margin at 24-6.
The Bulldogsâ€™ defense then got into the scoring act when Charles Butikofer recovered a fumble and ran 25 yards for a touchdown with about five minutes left.
Coach Shawn Romo said Adrian Anderson accounted for a solid game to lead Bainvilleâ€™s defensive effort.
â€śIt was a defensive battle until the fourth quarter,â€ť Romo said.
The Bulldogs, 2-1 for the season, travel to Box Elder on Saturday, Sept. 18, to finish their non-conference schedule.