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Tomahawks win again

Sports writer

With a win against Canton-Galva Thursday, the Peabody-Burns Junior High Tomahawks are now 4-1 this season. The team claimed a 46-30 victory and will host Moundridge Thursday.

Seth Topham set up the first Tomahawk scoring drive with a fumble recovery at the Canton-Galva 39-yard line.

Hunter Pickens put up the first score of the ballgame with a 16-yard run.

Pickens connected with Lucas Larsen for the two-point conversion, and the Tomahawks led the contest 8-0 with 7:28 on the clock in the first quarter.

Canton-Galva came back to tie the score on its next drive.

With 6:01 on the clock in the first, the score was tied at eight.

The next drive for the Tomahawks started at their own 40. Larsen ended the 60-yard drive with a 20-yard run to the end zone.

Pickens ran for two points and PBJH led 16-8 with 4:25 left in the first quarter.

Canton-Galva scored a touchdown early in the second but the PAT failed.

The Tomahawks held onto the lead, 16-14, with 7:44 left in the first half.

PBJH came up with the next score of the contest when Pickens hit Austin Savage for a 57-yard pass play.

Pickens added two points and the Tomahawks increased the lead to 24-14 with 5: 47 left in the second.

A second fumble recovery by Topham set up the next Tomahawk score.

Pickens connected with Larsen for a 48-yard pass play, then hit Larsen again for the two-point conversion.

PBJH led 32-14 with 4:45 on the clock in the second.

Another score from Canton-Galva before the half cut the Tomahawk lead to 32-22.

Larsen came up big with two scores in the second half.

The first was a 45-yard run and the second was a run that totaled 35 yards.

Pickens added a two-point conversion to make the PBJH lead 46-22.

Savage also had two fumble recoveries in the second half.

Canton-Galva added a score with less than a minute left in the contest, but PBJH took the win 46-30.

Last modified Oct. 8, 2008