Bears Scalped by Indians
Indians forced the LCM Battlin’ Bears into hibernation as the Indians dominated
play and gave the Bears a loss with a score of 35-7, ruining the Bears
homecoming. Next Friday the Bears journey to Livingston to try to cage the
are in a two way tie for second in district with Vidor. Both teams are 6-1 for
the season and 3-1 in district. The Bears loss to the Indians drops them to
seventh in district with a record of 4-3 for the season and 1-3 in district.
play started when the Bears took the opening kickoff on the 36 yard line. Alex Sezar
made a six yard run, then two more runs for small gains. Faced with a fourth
and inches situation, the Bears punted.
In a six
play series, the Indians made two first downs, but were unable to advance far
enough to score. They booted the ball back to the Bears.
went airborne, but could not complete the passes. Faced with a fourth and 11
situation the Bears punted again. PNG took the ball on the five yard line.
In 12 plays,
the Indians Chase Bertrand crossed the goal line to give the Indians the first
score of the night with 1:51 left in the quarter. Bertrand carried the ball
across the goal again to give the Indians another two points and the score was
were unable to gain much ground and in five plays the ball went back to the
Indians as the first quarter ended.
second quarter, the Indians made one pass and four runs, mostly up the middle. With
9:41 on the clock, Bertrand scored for the second time. A kick through the goal
posts put the score at 15-7.
On the first
play after the kickoff, Sezar made a good run for a first down. On the second
play quarterback Kyle Herfurth, fumbled the snap but was able to recover and
keep the ball. He pulled a rabbit out of a hat and made a one yard gain on the
play. Herfurth tried two passes that were both incomplete and then got sacked
on the fourth down play by Indian Tanner Thompson.
back and forth until late in the quarter when Indians quarterback Travis Miller
handed the ball to Bertrand on the 18 yard line and Bertrand crossed the goal
line. A good kick and the score was 22-0 with 1:35 remaining in the second
mad a good drive toward the goal, but the clock was against them. With 18
seconds remaining the Indians intercepted a pass and ended the half with the
Sezar of the
Bears and Bertrand of the Indians were the dominate players of the second half.
Both young men made sweeping runs and pushed up the middle making hard earned
gains for their teams.
After a nine
play drive that started on the Indian 45 yard line, Bertrand carried the ball
across another time to make the score 28-0 after the kick hit the left goal
post. There was 6:21 remaining.
took the ball on the 21 yard line. A nine play drive ended with a pass from Herfurth
to Preston Armstrong that put the Bears on the scoreboard. A good kick made the
score 28-7 with 2:55 left in the third quarter.
of the goal line gave Bertrand his fourth touchdown of the night with 11:29 on
the fourth quarter clock.
play after the kickoff was a completed pass to Sezar. Sezar was hit hard and
down for several minutes. He was taken out for the remainder of the game. Sezar
had 13 carries for a total of 80 yards out of the total yardage of 103 earned
by the Bears.