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Broncs still searching for first win

 

Julie Taylor

Burns Bronc No. 15 Austyne Zettler carries the ball at last Friday's game against the Big Horn Rams as he makes one of the two touchdowns he scored during the game. The final score was Big Horn 42, Burns 21.

The explosive offense of the Big Horn Rams proved too much for the Burns Broncs at home on Friday. The Broncs put up solid offensive numbers but couldn't top the visiting Rams falling, 42-21.

The Broncs registered a total pf 335 total offensive yards off of 60 plays in the contest. Leading the Broncs in offensive yards was Austyne Zettler with 123 rushing yards on 16 carries with two touchdowns. River Schroeder had 87 yards on 12 attempts with a score. Alex Pyle had 59 yards and Klayton Clark had 22.

The Rams jumped out to a quick start with a 56-yard touchdown run by Colton Williams. Williams followed with a four-yard touchdown run in the second making the score 14-0.

The Rams stayed strong in their running effort as Nolan McCafferty broke the goal line with a two-yard run.

Early in the third quarter Zettler scored the Broncs first touchdown of the night with a 14-yard run. Schroeder followed with a four-yard touchdown run pulling the Broncs within a single touchdown, 21-14.

Three unanswered touchdowns by the Rams pushed the game out of reach for the feisty home team.

Burns had their final touchdown of the night when Zettler broke for 27-yards in the fourth quarter.

Through the air the Broncs were able to amass only 44 yards. Klayton Clark was four for eight with three interceptions.

Tyler Norris caught one pass for 23 yards. Alex Pyle had two catches for 15 yards. Isaac Ronning had one catch for six yards.

The Broncs will be home this week as they prepare to host undefeated Wheatland. Wheatland recently defeated Wright, 69-0, at home.

 

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