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Bulldogs Open Home Schedule With Win



The Quinter Junior High football boys took on the Dighton Hornets at home on Thursday, September 6 to open their home schedule. The Bulldogs won 46-28.  

In the first quarter the Bulldogs jumped out to an early 8-0 lead and maintained their lead at 22-14 going into halftime.  At the end of the third the Bulldogs pushed the lead to 38-20. After one more touchdown by each team, the final score ended at 46-28. With the win, the Bulldogs took their first home victory of the season.

Matthew Elder scored the first touchdown of the night while Braden Polifka added the two point conversion. The Bulldogs scored again in the second quarter from a run by eighth grader Trevor Kaiser. Coming out at the beginning of the third quarter, seventh grader Lakin Getz scored with a two point conversion added by Kaiser. Getz scored another touchdown while Polifka added another two points.  To finish the game, eighth grader Zayne Beckner scored the final touchdown off of a kick return while eighth grader Fabian Mungaray added the final two point conversion of the night.

“We were good in our passing game but we need to work on tackles because we didn’t do as well wrapping up,” commented Ethan Gruenbacher.

The junior high football team returns to the field on Thursday, September 13 against the Hoxie Indians in Hoxie. Kick-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.