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#12 Bulldogs beat #5 Gators...

...in opening round of playoffs

The 5-3 Bulldogs took on the 7-1 Wisner-Pilger Gators in the first round of the Nebraska State Football Play-offs. W-P took a 16-12 lead into halftime, but the Bulldogs scored 14 unanswered third quarter points to take control of the game. Wisner scored another 16 points in the final quarter, but the Bulldogs scored 30 for the 56-32 victory. The Gator quarterback was a good runner and threw a good pass and they had a couple of very good receivers. Creighton's running game took over the second half with the line buckling down and doing some great blocking. 
1st quarter:
Clay Curtis 8 yard TD pass from Brayden Zimmerer, 6-0
2nd quarter:
-After a good Gator punt, Thad H. was tackled in the end zone for a W-P safety, 6-8
-Clay C 4 yard TD run, 12-8
3rd quarter:
-Thad Hazen 39 yard TD run, EP Conner Hammer pass from Brayden, 20-16
-Thad 9 yard TD run, 26-16
4th quarter:
Thad H 18 yard TD run, Brayden Z EP run, 34-16
-W-P 2 yard TD run, EP run, 34-24
-Brayden Z 35 yard TD run, EP Sam Van Metre pass from Brayden (13 yards due to penalty), 42-24
-Terance Burrell 46 yard interception return TD, 48-24
-Brayden Z 10 run, EP Conner H pass from Sam Vortherms, 56-32.

Good luck to the Bulldogs as they play at home on Wednesday, November 6, for the next round of play-offs vs. Osceola/High Plains at 4:00.

Go Bulldogs!