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Tomahawks win second league contest

Staff writer

PBJH enjoyed a road win Thursday over Goessel 48-14. The Tomahawks now have a 2-1 record overall but are 2-0 in the Wheat State League standings. They will play Wakefield at home Thursday.

A Tomahawk kickoff opened the contest. PBJH defense pinned the Bluebirds back in their own territory and forced Goessel to punt the ball. Brooks Hodges returned the punt for a 40-yard touchdown. The extra point attempt failed but PBJH took the early lead 6-0 with 5:45 left in the first period.

PBJH offense scored in the second quarter with a pass connection between Kevin Baatrup and Corbin Rives. The 42-yard pass play gave the Tomahawks the 12-0 lead with 6:03 on the clock in the second quarter.

A Goessel turnover set up the next Tomahawk score. Baatrup finished a 40-yard drive with a quarterback sneak. Baatrup also ran in ball for the conversion and the Tomahawks were up 20-0 with 2:22 in the half.

Braxton Kyle chalked up a defensive score the PBJH squad with an interception and ran back for a touchdown. The Tomahawks led 26-0 at the half.

Hodges added the first score in the second half with a 35-yard scamper to the end zone to increase the PBJH lead. With 6:47 left in the third, the Tomahawks lead, 32-0.

With 3:55 on the clock in the third period, Goessel scored their first touchdown in the competition with a rushing score. The run conversion was successful and the Bluebirds narrowed the PBJH lead, 32-8.

Hodges scored again in the contest on a 6-yard run with 16 seconds left in the third period. Hodges also caught a Baatrup pass for the extra 2 points. PBJH led 40-8.

Goessel used the last waning seconds of the third quarter to add their final score of the contest. The period ended with PBJH still in control, 48-14.

Rives added one more score for the Tomahawks with a pass that connected with Blake Dunnahoo for a 58-yard touchdown. Rives ran the two-point conversion and PBJH led 48-14 with 4:10 in the final quarter of the ball game.

PBJH held the Bluebirds for the remainder of the contest and earned the victory, 48-8.

Last modified Sept. 22, 2010

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