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Another home loss for the struggling Warriors

Sports writer

The Peabody-Burns High School football team suffered another loss Friday night at home.

They were beaten by the Sedgwick Cardinals 56-6. The team will travel Friday to play 1-4 Bennington.

The Warriors had a long first quarter on offense. Two offensive series ended in fumbles and one ended with a turnover on downs.

The Cardinal offense however put three scores on the board, and PBHS trailed 21-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Early in the second quarter, the Warrior offense put together a drive that ended with a score.

Starting at their own 28-yard line, rushes from Henry Hammann, Jacob Simmonds, Abe Eldridge, and Brandon Pickens set up a third-and-nine at the Cardinal 20.

Brian Wingert caught a 20-yard Simmonds pass for a score. The PAT failed but the Warriors were on the board with 10:09 left to play in the second quarter.

Two more Cardinals scores were added before the half.

The PBHS offense had some highlights with several completed passes but two drives stalled and the Cardinals led at the half 35-6.

First half defensive tackles were made by Eldridge, Trevor Foth, Pickens, Joseph Lopez, Wingert, Hammann, Chris Brooks, Simmonds, and Derek Price. Price also had an interception.

The Cardinal offense added three scores in the second half.

The Warrior offense went scoreless in the second half of the ballgame.

Simmonds was 7-19 through the air with one touchdown.

Wingert caught four passes for 47 yards and a score.

Pickens had two catches for 39 yards, and Sean Jones caught a pass for nine yards.

Abe Eldridge ran 19 times for 32 yards, while Price had one carry for four yards.

Pickens led the team in tackles with seven.

Simmonds had five and Eldridge and Hammann had 4.5 each.

Foth had 3.5, Brooks and Wingert each had 2.5, and Clint Jones had two.

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