The Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles pulled away in the second half to overcome the Creighton Bulldogs 42-14 in second round action of the state football playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Shickley in a game where the two teams rolled up 719 total yards.
“Our kids played hard the whole game,” said Bruning-Davenport/Shickley coach Chris Ardissono. “If you were on the field you were playing hard.”
The Eagles fell behind 8-6 after the first quarter, went into the locker room up 14-8 at halftime, and then held a lead of 28-8 after the third quarter.
Bruning-Davenport/Shickley improved its season mark to 9-1.
“Our seniors wanted this win,” said Eagle coach Scott Shipley. “They were determined to bring home the W.”
The next game for Bruning-Davenport/Shickley will be against top-seeded, No. 1 Howells-Dodge in the Quarter finals of the NSAA D-1 State Football Play-offs, in Howells, on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
First Downs: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley-9, Creighton-15.
Total Yards: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley-348, Creighton-371.
Rushes-Yards: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 38-148, Creighton 53-241.
Yards Passing: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley-200, Creighton-130.
Turnovers: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley-0, Creighton-1.
Penalties-Yards: Bruning-Davenport/Shickley 3-39, Creighton 6-34.
Rushing-Tegtmeier 102, Schoenholz 19, Hendrickson 16.
Receiving-Rohr 82, Norder 70, Christensen 28.
Tackles-Christensen 16, Schroeder 10, Norder 13, Christensen 9, Schoenholz 11, Lauenstein 7.