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Cowboys Drop Game in Fairview

Cowboys Drop Game in Fairview Cowboys Drop Game in Fairview

The Culbertson Cowboys put up a good fight before falling to top-ranked Fairview, 46-20, in eight-man football action in Fairview on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Culbertson struck first in the contest as Carson Solem scored on a 13-yard run in the opening quarter.

Fairview scored 17 points in the second quarter on a 64-yard pass play from Tyler Tjelde to Jaxon Vitt, a run from the one by Tyler Loan and a 31-yard field goal by Loan for a 17-8 half-time margin.

The Warriors increased their lead to 24-8 when Brock Scholothauer scored on a two-yard run early in the third quarter. Loan then intercepted a pass and went 24 yards for a touchdown to put the margin at 31-8.

Culbertson kept battling as quarterback Bridger Salvevold broke loose for a 56-yard touchdown run to cut the gap to 31-14.

After Fairview struck back on an 18-yard touchdown pass from Tjelde to Wyatt McPherson, Salvevold connected with Reese Moon on a 36-yard touchdown strike for a 38-20 game.

Fairview added a touchdown in the fourth quarter on a four-yard pass from Tjelde to Deacon Gackle with 9:08 remaining.

The Cowboys will finish their season with a home game against Poplar on Thursday, Oct. 12.

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