Boyer Valley found himself in a shootout with Exira / Elk Horn-Kimballton on Friday night after a 50-47 loss to the Spartans in football action at Eight-Man, District 10 in Elk Horn.
By Todd Danner
The loss was the second in a row for BV, who fell to 3-2 in District 10 and 4-3 overall heading into Friday’s regular season final against CAM (7-0, 5-0) in the district 10. in Dunlap.
BV recorded a second quarter of 27 points en route to take a 34-18 lead at halftime. The Bulldogs were still leading 41-32 going into fourth, but Exira / EH-K outscored Nate Christensen’s club 18-6 in the final 12 minutes for the win.
BV struggled in the running department with just three yards on 24 carries, but the Bulldogs were successful in the passing game, as quarterback Brayden Hast had 16 of 40 attempts for 390 yards and six touchdowns with two interceptions.
Four of Hast’s scoring passes went to Drew Volkmann, who caught six balls for 161 yards on the night.
Trevor Malone had four catches for 133 yards and two scores, while Jaidan Ten Eyck finished with five catches for 74 yards.
Defensively for BV, Carsan Wood had a hell of a night with 14 tackles, including 10 solo. He also landed a pair of assists.