After trailing 12-6 in the first quarter, Burr Oak rallied with 19 unanswered points in the middle frames to hold off Tekonsha to win the I-69 Helmet, 33-18, Friday in Week 7 of 8-Man Football action.
The Bobcats improved to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the league to win Division B and moved one step closer to securing a spot in the postseason.
“I am very proud of the boys tonight for staying in the gamementally,” Burr Oak coach Ryan Stephens said. “We gave up two big plays defensively in the first half toTekonsha’s fast and shifty quarterback, but rebounded and took thelead going into the second half. Both teams struggled offensivelyholding onto the ball in the rainy and damp conditions, but theBobcats were able to air the ball out passing for 174 yards and 2TDs.”
Hunter Anderson caught a touchdown pass and rushed for two more, Branson Hernandez scored on the ground and caught a TD pass, Jeremiah Kane threw for a touchdown and rushed for another, and Matthew Greene logged a TD pass.
Burr Oak will travel toClimax next Friday.
Tekonsha 12 0 0 6 — 18
Burr Oak 6 12 7 8 — 33
-Jeremiah Kane 55 yard TD pass to Hunter Anderson; 2 Point Conversion No Good
-Matthew Greene 11 yard TD Pass to Branson Hernandez; 2 Point Conversion No Good
-Jeremiah Kane 4 yard TD Run; 2 Point Conversion No Good
-Hunter Anderson 62 yard TD Run; Branson Hernandez PAT Good
-Hunter Anderson 10 yard TD Run; Branson Hernandez 2 Point Conversion Good
Passing: Matthew Greene 5-13, 199 yards, and 1 TD; Jeremiah Kane 1-1,
55 yards, and 1 TD
Receptions: Hunter Anderson 1 reception for 55 yards and 1 TD; Branson
Hernandez 4 receptions for 82 yards and 1 TD; Colt Anderson 1
reception for 37 yards
Rushing: Hunter Anderson 8 carries for 138 yards and 2 TD’s; Colt
Anderson 3 carries for 7 yards; Matthew Greene 8 carries 2 yards; and
Jeremiah Kane 6 carries for 44 yards and 1 TD
Defense: Dustin Musall 9 tackles; Hunter Anderson 7 tackles, 3 sacks,
1 forced fumble, and 1 fumble recovery; Matthew Greene 9 tackles, 1
sack, 1 forced fumble, and 1 fumble recovery; Jeremiah Kane 10 tackles
and 1 forced fumble